Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

COURSE REQUIREMENTS
 
Course Requirements
"The Electrical Engineering Curriculum is divided into four categories: Lower Division Required Courses, Support Courses, Upper Division Required courses and Technical Electives."

Electrical Engineering BS Plans of Study

Current EE Catalog Course List

Lower Division Required Courses (Total 33 hours)

EEL 3004C Electrical Networks 3 hrs
EEL 3123C Networks and Systems 4 hrs
EEE 3350 Semiconductor Devices I 3 hrs
EEE 3307C Electronics I 4 hrs
EGN 3211 Engineering Analysis & Comp. 3 hrs
EEE 3342C Digital Systems 3 hrs
EEL 3470 Electromagnetic Fields 3 hrs
EEL 3552C Analog and Digital Communications 4 hrs
EEL 3657 Linear Control Systems 3 hrs
EEL 3801 Computer Organization 3 hrs

Support Courses (Total 39 hours)

MAC 2311 Calculus w/ Analytic Geometry I 4 hrs
MAC 2312 Calculus w/ Analytic Geometry II 4 hrs
MAC 2313 Calculus w/ Analytic Geometry III 4 hrs
MAP 2302 Differential Equations 3 hrs
EGN 3310 Engineering Analysis Statics 3 hrs
EGN 3321 Engineering Analysis Dynamics OR 3 hrs
EGN 3358 Thermo Fluids-Heat Transfer
STA 3032 Probability & Statistics for Engineers 3 hrs
PHY 2048C Physics for Engr. & Sci. I 4 hrs
PHY 2049C Physics for Engr. & Sci. II 4 hrs
PHY 3101 Physics for Engr. & Sci. III 3 hrs
CHS 1440 Principles of Chemistry 4 hrs

Upper Division Required Courses (17 hours)

EEE 4309C Electronics II 4 hrs
EEL 4750 Digital Signal Processing Fund. 3 hrs
EEL 4742C Embedded Systems 4 hrs
EEL 4914 Senior Design I 3 hrs
EEL 4915L Senior Design II 3 hrs

Technical Electives (10 hours)*

Ten (10) additional hours of EEE or EEL 4000- and 5000-level electrical or computer engineering courses. No more than ONE (1) hour of independent study in electrical engineering may be used.
For more information, view the Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering Technical Electives List
*12 hours for transfer students.

For more information, view the EE Degree Requirement Check Sheet, which is to be used as a guideline and may change without notice. For TRANSFER STUDENTS, they can use the EE Degree Transfer Requirement Check Sheet.

The ECE Undergraduate Office will always have the most current information.

SPECIAL DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Grade Requirements

Courses in engineering core require a grade of C (2.0) or better. A minimum GPA of 2.25 is required in the electrical engineering major courses.

Departmental Residency Requirement: At least 32 hours of electrical engineering coursework must be completed in the ECE Department at UCF.

EE Transfer of Credit: Courses with a common course number taken at any Florida State University System (SUS) institution or Florida community college are automatically transferable. Students with a Bachelor of Science from an accredited institution or an Associate of Arts degree from a Florida SUS institution or Florida community college automatically satisfy the GEP. Substitutions for GEP must be approved through Academic Services, Millican Hall (MH) 210.

Substitutions for electrical engineering requirements are on a course-by-course basis and MUST be approved by the EE Undergraduate Coordinator. Instructions for this process are in the ECE undergraduate suite in Harris Corporation Engineering Center (HEC 345). The decision is typically based on the degree of similarity of the two courses both in content and level of presentation. Regardless of transfer credit, the University and Division residency requirements must be satisfied.

Click here to access a printable PDF version of the Electrical Engineering 2016-2017 flow chart.

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