B.S. Electrical Engineering

Program Admissions Requirements

Including the university's General Education Requirements (a minimum of 36 credits--see the General Education Requirements in the Academic Information section of this catalog), the program of study for the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree totals a minimum of 120 credits as follows:

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 3- MATH 11704
Objective 46
Objective 5- CHEM 1111 & CHEM 1111L, PHYS 22119
Objective 66
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7- CS 1181
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits40

Major Requirements

All required courses for the B.S. Electrical Engineering major must be completed with a grade of C- or higher.

CHEM 1111General Chemistry I (Partially Fulfills General Education Objective 5)4
CHEM 1111LGeneral Chemistry I Lab (Partially Fulfills General Education Objective 5)1
CS 1181Computer Science and Programming I (Satisfies General Education Objective 7)3
ENGL 3307Professional and Technical Writing3
MATH 1170Calculus I (Fulfills General Education Objective 3)4
MATH 1175Calculus II4
MATH 2240Linear Algebra3
MATH 2275Calculus III4
MATH 3360Differential Equations3
PHYS 2211Engineering Physics I (Partially Fulfills General Education Objective 5)4
PHYS 2212Engineering Physics II4
ECE 1100Foundations of Electrical and Computer Engineering1
ECE 2200Electrical Circuits I3
ECE 2200LElectrical Circuits I Laboratory1
ECE 2250Introduction to Digital Systems3
ECE 2250LIntroduction to Digital Systems Laboratory1
ECE 3340Electromagnetics3
ECE 3320Introduction to Electronics3
ECE 3360Software Methodology and Tools for Electrical and Computer Engineering3
ECE 3300Electrical Circuits II3
ECE 3300LElectrical Circuits II Laboratory1
ECE 3310Signals and Systems3
ECE 4411Applied Engineering Methods3
ECE 4412Communication Systems3
ECE 4460Advanced Computer Architecture3
ECE 4451Embedded Systems Engineering2
ECE 4451LEmbedded Systems Engineering Laboratory1
ECE 4420Advanced Electronics3
ECE 4420LAdvanced Electronics Laboratory1
ECE 4410Automatic Control Systems3
ECE 4495Capstone Design Project I3
ECE 4496Capstone Design Project II3
In Addition:
ECE Electives9
Total Credits96


Consult with your advisor when selecting electives, as there may be other new or special courses available.

ECE ElectivesThe following courses are pre-approved: (Note that non-ECE courses may have prerequisites that are not part of the ECE program.)

ECE 4421Introduction to VLSI Systems3
ECE 4422Mixed Signal Design and Synthesis3
ECE 4400Advanced Circuit Theory3
ECE 4423Semiconductor Processing and Fabrication3
ECE 4424Semiconductor Devices3
ECE 4428Advanced Semiconductor Devices3
ECE 4442Principles of Power Electronics3
ECE 4450Advanced Digital Logic Design3
ECE 4419Digital Control Systems3
ECE 4470Digital Signal Processing3
ME 4405
ME 4406
Measurement Systems Design
and Measurement Systems Laboratory
ME 4425Mechatronics3

Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education40
Major Requirements (w/o General Education)80
Free Electives0
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education

Major Academic Plan (MAP)