Electrical Engineering, BSEE

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2017-2018. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.00
Total Hours: 123

General Education Requirements
All General Education coursework requirements are satisfied upon completion of this degree plan
English Composition
ENGL 1113Composition I 1, 23
ENGL 3323Technical Writing3
American History & Government
Select one of the following:3
Survey of American History
American History to 1865
American History Since 1865
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
MATH 2144Calculus I (A) 24
MATH 2153Calculus II (A) 23
MATH 2163Calculus III 23
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
CHEM 1414General Chemistry for Engineers (LN) 24
or CHEM 1515 General Chemistry (LN)
PHYS 2014General Physics (LN) 24
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
Course designated (S)6
Hours Subtotal42
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
Select at least one Diversity (D) course
Select at least one International Dimension (I) course
College/Departmental Requirements
Basic Science
PHYS 2114General Physics (LN) 24
PHYS 3313Introduction to Semiconductor Device Physics3
Mathematics
MATH 2233Differential Equations 23
Engineering
ENGR 1111Introduction to Engineering 21
Engineering Science
ENSC 2113Statics 23
ENSC 3213Computer Based Systems in Engineering 23
Computer Science
CS 1113Computer Science I (A) 23
CS 2133Computer Science II 23
or CS 2433 C/C++ Programming
Electrical & Computer Engineering
ECEN 2714Fundamentals of Electric Circuits 24
ECEN 3233Digital Logic Design 23
Hours Subtotal30
Major Requirements
Mathematics
MATH 3013Linear Algebra3
Electrical & Computer Engineering 3
ECEN 3314Electronic Devices and Applications4
ECEN 3513Signal Analysis3
ECEN 3714Network Analysis4
ECEN 4013Design of Engineering Systems3
ECEN 4024Capstone Design4
ECEN 4503Random Signals and Noise3
Industrial Engineering & Management 3
IEM 3503Engineering Economic Analysis3
ECEN Junior Electives 3
Select two of the following based on combinations from the departmentally approved list, and with advisor approval:6
Energy, Environment and Economics
Electromagnetic Fields
Systems I
Solid State Electronic Devices
ECEN Electives 3
Select five ECEN or other courses selected from combinations on the departmentally approved list, including optionally one or more courses listed, but not taken, from the ECEN Junior Elective list above, and with advisor approval15
Hours Subtotal48
Controlled Electives
Select 3 hours of the following technical electives:3
Elementary Dynamics
Strength of Materials
Thermodynamics
Engineering courses 3000 level and above
Other courses such as MATH, CS, STAT, etc., may be approved by advisor
Hours Subtotal3
Total Hours123
1

If a “B” or higher is not earned in ENGL 1113 Composition I, ENGL 1213 Composition II or ENGL 1413 Critical Analysis and Writing II is also required (per Academic Regulation 3.5).

2

Courses that must be completed prior to admission to professional school.

3

A minimum GPA of 2.20 is required in all courses applied to Major Requirements.

Other Requirements

Admission to Professional School (required)

  • Refer to the OSU Catalog corresponding to your matriculation date for detailed admissions requirements.

Graduation Requirements

  1. A minimum GPA of 2.00 is required in all courses applied to Major Requirements including ENGL 3323 Technical Writing, 3 hours of (S), and 6 hours of (H).
  2. The major engineering design experience, capstone course, is satisfied by ECEN 4013 Design of Engineering Systems and ECEN 4024 Capstone Design.

Additional State/OSU Requirements

  • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
  • Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
  • Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
  • Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2023.