Oct 23, 2021  
University Catalog 2021-2022 
University Catalog 2021-2022

Electrical Engineering, B.S.

The electrical engineering program offers instruction in the basic sciences and in engineering analysis and design. The upper-division offerings provide a flexible, broad curriculum to enable each student to match talents and interests with career objectives. The major areas of course concentrations are biomedical, circuits, communications, computers, controls, electronics, and power.

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. All accredited programs are required to provide the following minimum level of instruction: one year of mathematics and basic sciences; one and one-half years of engineering science and design (engineering topics); and one-half year of humanities and social sciences.

The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering is 122, of which 104 units are in the major. Consult with an advisor for the specific number of units required in all areas of the degree including GE and free electives.

General Education Requirements

A total of 48 units of general education courses are required for the degree. Students in the electrical engineering program will complete 30 in the major.

Lower Division General Education Requirements (39 units)

Block A - English Language Communication and Critical Thinking Courses (9 units):

Block B - Natural Science and Math/Quantitative Reasoning Courses (9 units):

Block C - Arts and Humanities Courses (9 units):

Block D - Social Science Courses (9 units):

Block E - Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development Courses (3 units):

Upper Division General Education Requirements (9 units)

UD Block B - Natural Science and Quantitative Reasoning (3 units)

UD BLock C - Arts & Humanities (3 units)

UD Block D - Social Science (3 units)



Requirements for the Major (104 units)

Upper Division Electives (16 units)

Select three 3-unit lecture courses and one 1-unit laboratory course from one of the specialization areas below. Select an additional two 3-unit courses from any combination of the areas below:

1. Biomedical Engineering: