BS Electrical Engineering

Students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering majoring in Electrical Engineering must follow the curriculum shown below. Upon successful completion of all degree requirements, they will receive the Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. Please note: the department reserves the right to drop students from courses for which they do not have the required prerequisite/co-requisite.

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) Curriculum

Students seeking the Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering must complete a minimum of 126 credit hours including core courses in Electrical Engineering, Computer Programming, Mathematics, Science and Liberal Arts. Elective courses from Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Sciences, Humanities/Social Sciences, and African american Studies are also required. Table 1 summarizes the required core and elective courses in each area. A sample EE Undergraduate curriculum (four-year plan) follows in Table 2. (Note: All Electrical & Computer Engineering courses have been given the new prefix EECE-instead of ELEG.)

Table 1: New Undergraduate EE Curriculum
Required Core and Elective Courses

( see breakdown below)

Concentration

Credit Hours

1. Math, Science and Liberal Arts, and Software Systemstems Fundamental Core Courses

44

2. Electrical Engineering Core Courses

50

3. Electrical and Computer Engineering Elective Courses

12

4. Engineering Science Elective Courses

3

5. Advanced Math Elective Courses

3

6. Social Sciences and Humanities Elective Courses

9

7. African American Studies

3

8. Physical Education

2

Total

121

Table 2: New Undergraduate EE Curriculum

Semester I Freshman

Cr.

Semester II Freshman

Cr.

ENGW-104 (002)Writing Literacy & Discourse
3
ENGW-105 (003)Reflective Writing Portfolio
3
EGPP-101 Intro Engineering
2
Math-157 Calculus II
4
Math-156 Calculus I
4
EECE-157 Math II Lab
1
EECE-156 Math I Lab
1
EECE-102 Intro to EE and CpE
1
CHEM-003 General Chemistry
4
PHYS-013 Physics S&E I
3
CHEM-005 General Chemistry Lab
1
PHYS-023 Physics S&E I Lab
1
Social Science
3
Total 
15
Total 
16
 

Semester III Sophomore

Cr.

Semester IV Sophomore

Cr.

Math-158 Calculus III
4
EECE-160 Engineering Mathematics
3
EECE-158 Math III Lab
1
EECE-260 Eng Programming and Appl
3
PHYS-014 Physics S&E II
3
EECE-203 Fund Circuit Theory
4
PHYS-024 Physics S&E II Lab
1
EECE-209 Fund Circuit Theory(Lab)
1
CSCI-135 Computer Science I
4
EECE-212 Fund Digital Systems
4
HHPL-XXX or ROTC
1
EECE-218 Fund Digital Systems (Lab)
1
Total 
14
Total 
16
 

Semester V Junior

Cr.

Semester VI Junior

Cr.

HHPL-XXX or ROTC
1
EECE-333 Fund Signals & Systems
3
EECE-305 Fund Electromagnetics
3
EECE-320 Research in Undergrad Exp
1
EECE-306 Fund Electromagnetics (Lab)
1
EECE-325 Fund Energy Systems
3
EECE-309 Fund Electronics and SS
3
EECE-326 Fund Energy Systems(Lab)
1
EECE-312 Fund Electronics and SS (Lab)
3
Engineering Science Elective
3
EECE-331 Probability and Random Var
3
African American Studies
3
Humanities
3
Total 
15
Total 
14
 

Semester VII Senior

Cr.

Semester VIII Senior

Cr.

EECE-401 Senior Design I
3
EECE-404 Senior Design II
3
EECE-4XX EE Elective Courses
3
EECE-4XX EE Elective Courses
3
EECE-4XX EE Elective Courses
3
EECE-4XX EE Elective Courses
3
EECE-4XX EE Elective Courses
3
EECE-4XX EE Elective Courses
3
Free Electives
3
ECON-001 Principles of Economics
3
 
Total 
15
Total 
15

Total Credit Hours: 126
Distribution Credits:
Freshman 0 - 31 Sophomore 32 - 61 Junior 62 - 90 Senior 91 – 121 Engineering Science Elective Courses:
CIEG-202 Statics 3 MECH-305 Thermodynamics 3 EECE-305 Introduction of Physics of Solids 3 Biology 3 Advanced Chemistry 3

University Requirements–Electrical

The Howard University core curriculum course requirements are satisfied by the EE undergraduate curriculum. The core themes and Electrical Engineering courses that satisfy the requirements are listed in Table 3.

Table 3: New Undergraduate EE Curriculum
HU Core Curriculum Course Requirements

University Core Theme

Electrical Engineering Core Courses

1. Intellectual Openness and Cultural Diversity (3)

EGPP-101 Introduction to Engineering (2) EECE-102 Intro to EE & CpE (1)

2. Historical Awareness (6)

African-American Elective (3) Humanities/Social Science Elective (3)

3. Empirical Analysis (6)

EECE-401 Senior Design I (3)

EECE-404 Senior Design II (3)

4. Quantitative Literacy and Statistical Reasoning (3)

EECE-331 Probability & Statistics for Engineers (3)

5. Social and Human Relations (3)

Humanities and Social Science Elective (3)

6. Health and Physical Education (2)

Physical Education or ROTC (2)

7. Other Core Experiences (0)

University Events - Lectures, convocation, College/Department lecture series, CEACS student leadership instate, Study/travel program, Exhibitions, High school education programs, IEEE Society, Tau Beta Pi Society, etc.

Electrical Engineering Curriculum Breakdown

1. Math, Science, Liberal Arts, and Software Systems Fundamental Core Courses (44 hours)

MATH-156 Calculus I, 4
MATH-157 Calculus II, 4
MATH-158 Calculus III, 4
MATH-159 Differential Equations, 4
CSCI-135 Computer Science I, 4
CHEM-003 General Chemistry Lecture, 4
CHEM-005 Chemistry Lab, 1
ENGL-002 Freshman Composition I, 3
ENGL-003 Freshman Composition II, 3
EGPP-101 Introduction to Engineering, 2
ECON-001 Principle of Economics I, 3
PHYS-013 Physics for Science & Engineering I, 3
PHYS-014 Physics for Science & Engineering II, 3
PHYS-023 Physics for Science & Engineering I Lab, 1
PHYS-024 Physics for Science & Engineering II Lab, 1

2. Electrical Engineering Core Courses (50 credit hours)

EECE-102Introduction to Electrical & Computer Engineering, 1
EECE-202 Network Analysis I, 3
EECE-208 Introduction to Electrical Engineering Lab., 1
EECE-211 Digital Systems Design, 3
EECE-217 Digital Systems Design Lab., 2
EECE-301 Network Analysis II, 3
EECE-304 Electromagnetic Theory and Applications, 3
EECE-307 Electronics I, 3
EECE-308 Electronics II, 3
EECE-313 Electronics I Lab., 2
EECE-314 Electronics II Lab., 1
EECE-318 Energy Conversion, 3
EECE-324 Energy Conversion Lab., 2
EECE-331 Probability and Statistics for Engineers, 3
EECE-332 Signals and Systems, 3
EECE-353 Communication Theory, 3
EECE-359 Communication Theory Lab., 1
EECE-401 Senior Design I, 3
EECE-404 Senior Design II, 3
EECE-408 Linear Control, 3
EECE-414 Linear Control Lab., 1

3. Electrical and Computer Engineering Elective Courses (12 Credit Hours Required)

A - Digital System and Computer Architecture
  
EECE-406 Advanced Digital Systems Design, 3
EECE-416 Microprocessors & Microcomputers, 3
EECE-417 Computer Systemstems Architecture, 3
EECE-446 ASIC Design, 3

B - Signals and Communication
  
EECE-454 Communication Electronics, 3
EECE-460 Wireless Communication, 3
EECE-487 Telecommunications, 3
EECE-495 Real-Time Signal Processing, 3

C - Energy and Power Control Systemstems
  
EECE-418 Power Electronics, 3
EECE-419 Motor Dynamics and Drives, 3
EECE-421 Power Systems Analysis/Design, 3
EECE-422 Power Communication and Control, 3

D - Physical Electronics and Material Sciences
  
EECE-420 Intro to VLSI Design, 3
EECE-465 Physical Electronics, 3
EECE-471 Design of Integrated Circuits, 3
EECE-463 Digital Electronics, 3

E - Electromagnetics and Microwave

EECE-443 Intro to Microwaves, 3
EECE-444 Antenna Theory and Practices, 3
EECE-466 Advanced Electromagnetic Theory, 3

4. Engineering Science Elective Courses (3 credit hours)

CIEG-202 Statics, 3
MECH-305 Thermodynamics, 3
PHYS-015 Modern Physics, 3
Biology 3
Chemistry 3

5. Advanced Math Elective Courses (3 credit hours)

MATH-164 Numerical Analysis, 3
MATH-180 Introduction to Linear Algebra, 3
MATH-160 Advanced Calculus for Science and Engneering, 3
MATH-195 Introduction to Analysis I, 3

6. Social Science/Humanities Elective Courses (9 hours required)

Social Science Electives (Choose one course from the following list)

AFRO-005 Introduction to Afro-American Studies I, 3 ANTH-110 Introduction to Anthropology I, 3 CLAS-104 Greek Civilization, 3 CLAS-105 Roman Civilization, 3 ECON-001 Principles of Economics I, 3 GERM-145 German Culture, 3 HIST-001 Introduction to the Study of Civilization I, 3 HIST-005 Introduction to Black Diaspora I, 3 HIST-009 U.S. History to 1877, 3 HIST-010 U.S. History since 1877, 3 HIST-040 Introduction to the History of Latin America and the Carribean to the Mid-19th Century, 3 HIST-041Introduction to the History of Latin America and the Carribean since the Mid-19th Century, 3 HIST-050 Introduction to European History, 3 HIST-101 World Geography, 3 HIST-102 Economic Geography, 3 POLS-001 Introduction to Political Science, 3 RUSS-145 Russian Culture I, 3 SOCI-001 Introduction to Sociology, 3 SOCI-160 The Sociology of African Americans, 3

Humanities Electives (Choose two courses, one lower and one upper)

Literature Group--Lower Level Courses

CLAS-101 Greek Literature in English, 3 CLAS-102Roman Literature in English, 3 CLAS-108 Greek Drama in English, 3 CLAS-109 Classical Mythology, 3 CLAS-113 Women in the Ancient World, 3 FREN-100 Francophone Literature in English, 3 RUSS-100 Great Short Stories, 3 SPAN-100 Hispanic Literature in English, 3

Literature Group--Upper Level Courses

CLAS-014 Introduction to Humanities, 3 CLAS-114 Lyric Poetry in Classical Antiquity, 3 ENGL-009 Tech Writing – Pre-professional, 3 ENGL-168 Modern Caribbean Literature, 3 GERM-101 Literature of Love, 3 HUMA-107 Women In Literature, 3

Non-Literature Group--Lower Level Courses

GERM-100 Individual and Society, 3 GERM-109 Northern Myths and Legends, 3 GERM-111 Classic Films in English, 3 RUSS-109 Slavic Mythology 3

Non-Literature Group--Upper Level Courses

ARTH-161 Art Appreciation, 3 CLAS-103 Classical Art and Archaeology, 3 CLAS-111 Satire and Comedy in the Ancient World, 3 MUSC-100 Introduction to Music, 3 MUTP-100 Blacks in the Arts, 3 THSV-010 Introduction to Theatre, 3

7. African American Studies Elective Courses (3 hours required)

AFRO-005Introduction to Afro-American Studies I, 3 AFST-101African World: Intro to Contemporary Africa, 3
ARTH-193Black Body Dress & Culture, 3
ENGL-054Afro-American Literature to 1940, 3
FASH-102African-American Dress, 3
HIST-005Introduction to Black Diaspora I, 3 MUTP-100Blacks in the Arts, 3 POLS-006Pan Africanism

8. Physical Education (2 credit hours)

PHED-xxx PE/ROTC, 1
PHED-xxx PE/ROTC, 1

Electrical Engineering Course Pre/CoRequisites

Included in this section is a list of the electrical engineering courses and their pre/co-requisites. Students wishing to register for Electrical Engineering courses must first receive clearance from the EECE-department office to verify that all prerequisites and/or co-requisites have been completed. Faculty advisors will be available to assist students each semester during the university pre-registration period.

Table 4: Electrical Engineering Pre/Co-Requisites

Course

Prerequisite

Co-requisite

Freshman Semester I

EGPP-101 Intro to Engineering CHEM-003
CHEM-003 General Chemistry  
CHEM-005 General Chemistry Lab.  
ENGW 104-(002) Writing Literacy & Discourse  
MATH-156 Calculus I    
EECE 156- Math I Lab    

Freshman Semester II

ENGW 105 (003) Reflective Writing Portfolio MATH-156 See Advisor
MATH-157 Calculus II See Advisor PHYS-013
EECE 157- Math II Lab See Advisor PHYS-013
PHY-S013 Physics for Science & Engineering I    
PHYS-023 Physics for Science & Engineering Lab I.    
EECE-102 Intro. EE & CpE    
Social Science    

Sophomore Semester I

MATH-158 Calculus III PHYS-013, MATH-157 PHYS-014
EECE 158- Math III Lab PHYS-013, MATH-157 PHYS-014
PHYS-014 Physics for Science & Engineering II    
PHYS-024 Physics for Science & Engineering II Lab.    
CSCI135- Computer Science I    
HHPL xxx- or ROTC    

Sophomore Semester II

ECE 160- Engineering Mathematics    
EECE 260-Eng Programming and Appl    
EECE 203-Fund Circuit Theory    
EECE 209 Fund Circuit Theory (Lab)    
EECE 212- Fund Digital Systems    
EECE 218- Fund Digital Systems (Lab)    

Junior Semester I

HHPL XXX- or ROTC    
EECE 305- Fund Electromagnetics PHYS-014, MATH-158  
EECE 306 Fund Electromagnetics (Lab)    
EECE 309-Fund Electronics and SS ELEG-202  
EECE 312 Fund Electronics and SS (Lab)    
HUMANITIES    
EECE 331 Probability and Random Var MATH-159  

Junior Semester II

EECE-333- Fund Signals & Systems ELEG-202, CSCI-135  
EEECE 320- Research in Undergrad Exp    
EECE 325 Fund Energy Systems    
EECE 326- Fund Energy Systems (Lab)    
Engineering Science Elective    
African‐American Studies    

Senior Semester I

EECE 401- Senior Design I    
EECE 4XX- EE Elective Courses    
EECE 4XX- EE Elective Courses See Course Descriptions  
EECE 4XX- EE Elective Courses See Course Descriptions  
Free Electives    

Senior Semester II

EECE 404-Senior Design II    
EECE 4XX- EE Elective Courses    
EECE 4XX- EE Elective Courses See Course Descriptions  
EECE 4XX- EE Elective Courses See Course Descriptions  
ECON-001 Principles of Economics I MATH-157 See Advisor

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