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Academic Program

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and the Electrical, Computer, Communications, Telecommunication(s) and Similarly Named Engineering Programs Program Criteria.

The following Academic Program information is gathered from the UCF catalog, the Undergraduate Policies and Procedures Manual and the program procedures in ECE. This web site should not be considered a legal document, is not necessarily exhaustive and is subject to change without notice.

All UCF students must fulfill a 36-hour General Education Program (GEP) requirement. The GEP is automatically satisfied by students with a prior B.S. from an accredited institution or an A.A. degree from a Florida community college. Please consult the UCF catalog for specific details. Students must complete 128 semester hours of course work and satisfy all University and Electrical Engineering program requirements to earn a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.

Any student wishing to receive a BS – MS (5-year degree), to be a double-major or to seek a second Bachelor’s degree in EE should consult the UCF catalog and the EE coordinator, located in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. A student must be an official EE major to earn the BS Electrical Engineering degree or the BS – MS accelerated degree in EE.

Foreign Language & Multicultural Requirement

Foreign Language Admission Requirement:

In order to be admitted to the University, the State of Florida requires two years of high school foreign language (or equivalent). This is called “Foreign Language Admission Requirement”. In some cases, students who did not have two years of foreign language in high school are provisionally admitted but they must satisfy the requirement before graduation.