Curriculum Guides

2013-2014

Electrical Engineering (4400)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Electrical Engr - Coop Edu (440005BS)

College of Engineering

Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the program are able to apply mathematics, science and engineering knowledge to the identification, formulation and solution of engineering problems.
Graduates of the program have specialized engineering knowledge in areas of interest related to career objectives.
Graduates of the program are able to design systems, components or processes to meet client needs.
Graduates of the program can design and conduct experiments and interpret technical data.
Graduates of the program are able to work effectively in interdisciplinary teams and within engineering organizations.
Graduates of the program are proficient in technical communications, oral, written and visual.
Graduates of the program are able to use tools of modern engineering practice effectively, including standard instruments, computational and presentation software, engineering libraries and the Internet.
Graduates of the program have the ability and motivation to extend their competence into new areas.
Graduates of the program understand: safety issues in electrical engineering; environmental issues in electrical engineering; intellectual property issues in electrical engineering.
Graduates of the program understand: societal impact issues in electrical engineering; professional ethics in electrical engineering.

Year 1

Fall
3300:111 English Composition I3
3150:151 Principles of Chemistry I3
3150:152 Principles of Chemistry I Lab1
3450:221 Analytic Geometry-Calculus I4
4400:101 Tools for Electrical Engr3
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Min Credit Total 15
Spring
3450:222 Analytic Geometry-Calculus II4
3650:291 Elementary Classical Physics I4
4450:220 Digital Logic Design4
Social Science:Any Set3
English Composition:3300:112 or 2020:2223
Min Credit Total 18
Summer
Elective:4100:300 Cooperative Education Work Per (optional)0
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
3450:223 Analytic Geometry-Calc III4
3650:292 Elementary Classical Phys II4
4400:230 Circuits I Laboratory1
4400:231 Circuits I3
Oral Communication:7600:105/1063
Humanities:3400:210 or 2214
Min Credit Total 19
Spring
3450:335 Intro to Ordinary Diff Equatns3
4300:201 Statics3
4400:330 Circuits II Laboratory1
4400:332 Circuits II3
4450:208 Programming for Engineers3
Social Science:Any OTHER Set3
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Elective:4100:300 Cooperative Education Work Per (optional)0
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
4400:340 Signals & Systems4
4400:353 Electromagnetics I4
4400:360 Physical Electronics3
4400:381 Energy Conversion4
4300:202 Intro: Mechanics of Solids3
Elective:4400:301 UG Research I: Elec Engr (optional)1
Min Credit Total 19
Spring
4100:301 Cooperative Education Work Per0
Min Credit Total 0
Summer
3470:401 Probability & Stat for Enginrs2
4600:305 Thermal Science2
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Elective:4400:302 UG Research II: Elec Engr (optional)1
Min Credit Total 7

Year 4

Fall
4100:302 Cooperative Education Work Per0
Min Credit Total 0
Spring
4400:309 Design Proj Sem: Electical Eng1
4400:341 Intro: Communication Systems3
4400:354 Electromagnetics II3
4400:361 Electronic Design4
4400:371 Control Systems I4
Elective:4400:303 UG Research III: Elec Engr (optional)1
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
4100:403 Cooperative Education Work Per0
Min Credit Total 0

Year 5

Fall
4400:401 Senior Design Proj I: Elec Eng2
Elective:4400 Electrical Engineering3
Elective:4400 Electrical Engineering3
Elective:4400 Electrical Engineering3
Humanities:Any Set3
Min Credit Total 14
Spring
4400:402 Senior Desgn Proj II: Elec Eng3
Elective:4400 Electrical Engineering3
Elective:4400 Electrical Engineering3
Elective:4400 Electrical Engineering3
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
Year 3, Summer: 4200:305 Materials Science may be substituted for 4600:305 Thermal Science.
See General Education section of the Undergraduate Bulletin for specific details about eligible Humanities and Social Science courses.
Students are encouraged to see their adviser and/or the departmental office for approved program electives.
Up to three credits of undergraduate research in Electrical Engineering may be applied to program requirements as Electrical Engineering Electives. Electrical Engineering Electives must meet breadth and depth requirements.
Year 3, Fall: 4600:203 Dynamics may be substituted for 4300:202 Intro: Mechanics of Solids.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 137 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 08-13-2013