The Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering provides an opportunity for students to develop a broad background in circuit theory, communication systems, computers, control systems and other areas needed for a professional career in electrical engineering. 

Bachelor of Science in
Electrical Engineering

Students designing and building electrical circuits in a student project lab.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering provides an opportunity for students to develop a broad background in circuit theory, communication systems, computers, control systems and other areas needed for a professional career in electrical engineering.

The program emphasizes design, and culminates in a senior year capstone project that teams electrical engineering students with students from the aerospace and software engineering programs. Graduates also have specialized in avionics to prepare for positions in the aviation industry.

The Electrical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree is housed in the Department of Computer, Electrical, and Software Engineering in the College of Engineering.

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Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering requires the successful completion of a minimum of 127 credit hours. Students should be aware that several courses in each academic year may have prerequisites and/or corequisites. Check the course descriptions section of this catalog before registering for classes to ensure requisite sequencing. The B.S. degree requires a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all EE, ES, CEC, EGR, and CS courses that fulfill any degree requirement.

The Electrical Engineering degree includes a space option in which EP 394, AE 427, and AE 445 substitute for the ES elective, EE 420, and EE 421.

Students who are interested in robotics may take a robotics track within the EE program. The suggested program of study follows the regular EE degree plan.

Suggested Program of Study

Freshman Year
Credits
CEC 220 Digital Circuit Design 3
CEC 222 Digital Circuit Design Laboratory 1
COM 122 English Composition 3
COM 219 Speech 3
EGR 101 Introduction to Engineering 2
EGR 115 Introduction to Computing for Engineers 3
HU/SS Lower-Level Humanities OR Social Sciences * 3
HU 14X Lower-Level Humanities 3
MA 241 Calculus and Analytical Geometry I 4
MA 242 Calculus and Analytical Geometry II 4
PS 150 Physics for Engineers I 3
UNIV 101 College Success ***(1)
 Credits Subtotal32
Sophomore Year
CEC 320 Microprocessor Systems 3
CEC 322 Microprocessor Systems Laboratory 1
COM 221 Technical Report Writing 3
CS 125 Computer Science I 4
EE 223 Linear Circuits Analysis I 3
EE 224 Electrical Engineering Laboratory I 1
MA 243 Calculus and Analytical Geometry III 4
MA 345 Differential Equations and Matrix Methods 4
PS 160 Physics for Engineers II 3
PS 250 Physics for Engineers III 3
PS 253 Physics Laboratory for Engineers 1
 Credits Subtotal30
Junior Year
EE 302 Electronic Devices and Circuits 3
EE 304 Electronic Circuits Laboratory 1
EE 309 Signal and Linear System Analysis 4
EE 340 Electric and Magnetic Fields 3
EE 450 Elements of Power Systems 3
EE 452 Power Systems Laboratory 1
ES 207 Fundamentals of Mechanics 3
ES 312 Energy Transfer Fundamentals 3
ES Core Selection ***** 3
Math Elective (above 300-level) 3
MA 441 Mathematical Methods for Engineering and Physics I 3
Specified Elective **** 3
 Credits Subtotal33
Senior Year
EC 225 Engineering Economics 3
EE Advanced Elective ** 6-7
EE 401 Control Systems Analysis and Design 3
EE 402 Control Systems Laboratory 1
EE 410 Communication Systems 3
EE 412 Communication Systems Laboratory 1
EE 420 Avionics Preliminary Design 3
EE 421 Avionics Detail Design 3
HU 330 Values and Ethics 3
Technical Elective ** 3
Specified Elective **** 3
 Credits Subtotal32-33
 Credits Total: 127-128

ES Core selection (take 3 credits):

AE 416
  & AE 417
Aerospace Structures and Instrumentation
   and Aerospace Structures and Instrumentation Laboratory
2
EGR 200Computer Aided Conceptual Design of Aerospace Systems3
EGR 401Advanced CATIA1
EP 394Space Systems Engineering3
ES 206Fluid Mechanics3
ES 306Fiber Optics3
ES 315Space Environment and Effects3
ES 320
  & ES 321
Engineering Materials Science
   and Engineering Materials Science Laboratory
3
ES 322
  & ES 323
Aerospace Engineering Failure
   and Aerospace Engineering Failure Laboratory
3
ES 412Structural Dynamics3
ES 413Engineering Fundamental Review1
ES 299Special Topics in Engineering Science3
ES 399Special Topics in Engineering Science3
ES 499Special Topics in Engineering Science3

The following prerequisite courses in the electrical engineering program require a C or better before taking the follow-on course: CEC 220, CEC 320, CS 125, EE 223, EE 302, EE 304, EE 309, EE 340, EE 401, and EE 420.

Suggested Program of Study for Robotics Track

Freshman Year
Credits
CEC 220 Digital Circuit Design 3
CEC 222 Digital Circuit Design Laboratory 1
COM 122 English Composition 3
EGR 101 Introduction to Engineering 2
EGR 115 Introduction to Computing for Engineers 3
HU/SS Lower-Level Humanities OR Social Sciences * 3
HU 14X Lower-Level Humanities 3
MA 241 Calculus and Analytical Geometry I 4
MA 242 Calculus and Analytical Geometry II 4
PS 150 Physics for Engineers I 3
UNIV 101 College Success ***(1)
 Credits Subtotal29
Sophomore Year
CEC 320 Microprocessor Systems 3
CEC 322 Microprocessor Systems Laboratory 1
COM 221 Technical Report Writing 3
CS 125 Computer Science I 4
EE 223 Linear Circuits Analysis I 3
EE 224 Electrical Engineering Laboratory I 1
ES 204 Dynamics 3
ES 207 Fundamentals of Mechanics 3
MA 243 Calculus and Analytical Geometry III 4
MA 345 Differential Equations and Matrix Methods 4
MA 441 Mathematical Methods for Engineering and Physics I 3
PS 160 Physics for Engineers II 3
PS 250 Physics for Engineers III 3
PS 253 Physics Laboratory for Engineers 1
 Credits Subtotal39
Junior Year
EE 302 Electronic Devices and Circuits 3
EE 304 Electronic Circuits Laboratory 1
EE 309 Signal and Linear System Analysis 4
EE 340 Electric and Magnetic Fields 3
EE 401 Control Systems Analysis and Design 3
EE 402 Control Systems Laboratory 1
ES 312 Energy Transfer Fundamentals 3
MA 412 Probability and Statistics 3
ME 302 Introduction to Robotics I 3
ME 404 Mechatronics 3
ME 404L Mechatronics Laboratory 1
ME 406 Robotics II 3
ME 406L Robotics II Laboratory 1
 Credits Subtotal33
Senior Year
COM 420 Advanced Technical Communication I 1
COM 430 Advanced Technical Communication II 2
EC 225 Engineering Economics 3
EE 410 Communication Systems 3
EE 412 Communication Systems Laboratory 1
EE 450 Elements of Power Systems 3
EE 452 Power Systems Laboratory 1
EE 4XX--EE Advanced Elective 3
HU 330 Values and Ethics 3
ME 407 Preliminary Design of Robotic Systems with Laboratory 4
ME 420 Detail Design of Robotic Systems with Laboratory 4
 Credits Subtotal28
 Credits Total: 128

The following prerequisite courses in the electrical engineering program with robotics track require a C or better before taking the follow-on course: CEC 220, CEC 320, CS 125, EE 223, EE 302, EE 304, EE 309, EE 340, EE 401, and EE 420.

Footnotes

*

Embry-Riddle courses in the General Education categories of Humanities and Social Sciences may be chosen as directed below, assuming prerequisite requirements are met. Courses from other institutions are acceptable if they fall into these broad categories and are at the level specified above in the Electrical Engineering vertical outline.

**

 Technical electives are selected from a list provided by the department chair

***

 UNIV 101 is taken in excess of degree requirements

****

Specified elective is any AE, AF, CE, CS, EE, ES, MA, MSL, PS course above 300 level, or as approved by department chair and not otherwise taken for the EE degree. Only one three-credit specified elective may come from AF or MSL.

*****

 Select 3 credits from the list of ES core selection above.

General Education Electives

SIS and RS courses may be substituted for Humanities and Social Sciences courses at the appropriate level.

Humanities
Lower-Level
Any HU/L course under 300 level
Upper-Level
Any HU/L course equal to or above 300 level
Social Sciences
Lower-Level
Any SS/EC/PSY/RS course under 300 level
Upper-Level
PSY 350
Social Psychology
Or any SS or EC course equal to or above 300 level
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