Undergraduate Degree - Electrical Engineering

Program:
Electrical Engineering
Program Code:
2350 Electrical Engineering
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
FQ68


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Engineering

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Undergraduate Programs
Electrical Engineering

The program provides both required and elective studies in communications, computers, control systems, electromagnetics, electronics, materials processing, power, signals, solid state, and biomedical engineering. It places emphasis on the fundamentals of science and mathematics and their application to the solution of contemporary problems that are within the purview of professional electrical engineers. The program is designed to establish a sound scientific basis for continuous growth in professional competence.

The Bachelor of Science Degree program in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering

  1. The University requirements for bachelor's degrees as described in the  Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 128 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the Electrical  Engineering major is met by completing Electrical and Computer  Engineering 480.  That course is referenced in item 3. b. below.

    Students who are enrolled in the College of Engineering may complete the alternative track to Integrative Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences that is described in item 1. under the heading Graduation Requirements for All Majors in the College statement.  Certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be used to satisfy the alternative track.
  2. The requirements of the College of Engineering for the Bachelor of Science degree.

    The credits earned in certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be counted toward College requirements as appropriate.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
    a. One of the following courses (1 credit):
    CEM 161 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
    PHY 191 Physics Laboratory for Scientists, I 1
    b. All of the following courses (42 credits):
    CSE 220 Programming in C 3
    ECE 201 Circuits and Systems I 3
    ECE 202 Circuits and Systems II 3
    ECE 203 Electric Circuits and Systems Laboratory 1
    ECE 230 Digital Logic Fundamentals 3
    ECE 280 Electrical Engineering Analysis 3
    ECE 302 Electronic Circuits 3
    ECE 303 Electronics Laboratory 1
    ECE 305 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves I 4
    ECE 313 Control Systems 3
    ECE 320 Energy Conversion and Power Electronics 3
    ECE 331 Microprocessors and Digital Systems 4
    ECE 366 Introduction to Signal Processing 3
    ECE 390 Ethics, Professionalism and Contemporary Issues 1
    ECE 480 Senior Design 4
    c. One of the following courses (3 credits):
    CE 221 Statics 3
    ME 201 Thermodynamics 3
    d. A minimum of six courses totaling a minimum of 18 credits, of 3 or 4 credits each, selected from at least four different areas. A laboratory course must be included. Students may substitute, for one of the six required courses, a 3 or 4 credit experiential education experience obtained in a minimum of three out-of-classroom experiences through engineering cooperative education or independent study. Students interested in the experiential education experience must contact the department for approval.
    Electromagnetics
    ECE 405 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves II 4
    ECE 407 Electromagnetic Compatibility 4
    Power
    ECE 420 Machines and Power Laboratory 1
    ECE 423 Power System Analysis 3
    ECE 425 Solid State Power Conversion 3
    Integrated Circuits/VLSI
    ECE 402 Applications of Analog Integrated Circuits 4
    ECE 404 Radio Frequency Electronic Circuits 4
    ECE 410 VLSI Design 4
    ECE 411 Electronic Design Automation 4
    ECE 412 Introduction to Mixed-Signal Circuit Design 4
    Solid-State Electronics/Electro-optics
    ECE 474 Principles of Electronic Devices 3
    ECE 476 Electro-Optics 4
    ECE 477 Microelectronic Fabrication 3
    Communications/Signal Processing
    ECE 442 Introduction to Communication Networks 3
    ECE 456 Introduction to Communication and Network Security 3
    ECE 457 Communication Systems 3
    ECE 458 Communication Systems Laboratory 1
    ECE 466 Digital Signal Processing and Filter Design 3
    Control/Robotics
    ECE 415 Computer Aided Manufacturing 3
    ECE 416 Digital Control 3
    Biomedical Engineering
    ECE 445 Biomedical Instrumentation 3
    ECE 446 Biomedical Signal Processing 3
    ECE 447 Introduction to Biomedical Imaging 3
    ECE 448 Modeling and Analysis of Bioelectrical Systems 3
    ECE 449 Fundamentals of Acoustics 3
Biomedical Engineering Concentration
The department offers a concentration for students who plan to pursue graduate work in biomedical areas or seek employment in selected medical-related areas. The concentration is available to, but not required of, any student enrolled in the Bachelor of Science degree program in Electrical Engineering. Courses completed to satisfy requirement 3. above may also be used to satisfy the requirements of the concentration. The concentration will be noted on the student’s transcript.
Biomedical Engineering
To earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with a biomedical engineering concentration, students must complete requirements 1., 2., and 3. above and the following:
1. Complete 6 credits from the following courses:
ANTR 350 Human Gross Anatomy for Pre-Health Professionals 3
BS 161 Cell and Molecular Biology 3
PSL 250 Introductory Physiology 4
PSL 310 Physiology for Pre-Health Professionals 4
2. Complete 6 credits from the following courses:
ECE 445 Biomedical Instrumentation 3
ECE 446 Biomedical Signal Processing 3
ECE 447 Introduction to Biomedical Imaging 3
ECE 448 Modeling and Analysis of Bioelectrical Systems 3
ECE 449 Fundamentals of Acoustics 3
3. Complete 3 credits from the following courses:
BE 444 Biosensors for Medical Diagnostics 3
ME 494 Biofluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer 3
ME 495 Tissue Mechanics 3
MSE 425 Biomaterials and Biocompatability 3
A 400-level listed above or other approved Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) courses with biomedical engineering content as approved by the student's advisor. The course used to fulfill this requirement may not be used to fulfill concentration requirement 1. or 2.

Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Electrical Engineering, BS (2350)

Required Credits: 128    Program Version: FS17

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Electrical Engineering - Chemistry or Physics Laboratory
Major - Electrical Engineering - Chemistry or Physics Laboratory: 1 course from CEM161, PHY191

Requirement 12: Major - Electrical Engineering - Programming in C
Major - Electrical Engineering - Programming in C: 1 course from CSE220

Requirement 13: Major - Electrical Engineering - Circuits and Systems I, II, and Laboratory
Major - Electrical Engineering - Circuits and Systems I, II, and Laboratory: 3 courses from ECE201, ECE202, ECE203

Requirement 14: Major - Electrical Engineering - Digital Logic
Major - Electrical Engineering - Digital Logic: 1 course from ECE230

Requirement 15: Major - Electrical Engineering - Analysis
Major - Electrical Engineering - Analysis: 1 course from ECE280

Requirement 16: Major - Electrical Engineering - Electronic Circuits and Laboratory
Major - Electrical Engineering - Electronic Circuits and Laboratory: 2 courses from ECE302, ECE303

Requirement 17: Major - Electrical Engineering - Fields and Waves
Major - Electrical Engineering - Fields and Waves: 1 course from ECE305

Requirement 18: Major - Electrical Engineering - Control Systems
Major - Electrical Engineering - Control Systems: 1 course from ECE313

Requirement 19: Major - Electrical Engineering - Energy Conversion and Power Electronics
Major - Electrical Engineering - Energy Conversion and Power Electronics: 1 course from ECE320

Requirement 20: Major - Electrical Engineering - Microprocessors and Digital Systems
Major - Electrical Engineering - Microprocessors and Digital Systems: 1 course from ECE331

Requirement 21: Major - Electrical Engineering - Signal Processing
Major - Electrical Engineering - Signal Processing: 1 course from ECE366

Requirement 22: Major - Electrical Engineering - Ethics
Major - Electrical Engineering - Ethics: 1 course from ECE390

Requirement 23: Major - Electrical Engineering - Senior Design
Major - Electrical Engineering - Senior Design: 1 course from ECE480

Requirement 24: Major - Electrical Engineering - Statics or Thermodynamics
Major - Electrical Engineering - Statics or Thermodynamics: 1 course from ME201, CE221

Requirement 25: Major - Electrical Engineering - Major Elective Courses
Major - Electrical Engineering - Major Elective Courses: 6 courses from ECE405, ECE407, ECE420, ECE423, ECE402, ECE404, ECE410, ECE411, ECE412, ECE474, ECE476, ECE477, ECE442, ECE457, ECE458, ECE466, ECE415, ECE416, ECE445, ECE446, ECE447, ECE448, ECE425, ECE449, ECE456

Requirement 26: Major - Electrical Engineering - Major Elective Credits
Major - Electrical Engineering - Major Elective Credits: 18 credits from ECE405, ECE407, ECE420, ECE423, ECE402, ECE404, ECE410, ECE411, ECE412, ECE474, ECE476, ECE477, ECE442, ECE457, ECE458, ECE466, ECE415, ECE416, ECE445, ECE446, ECE447, ECE448, ECE425, ECE449, ECE456

Requirement 27: Major - Electrical Engineering - Major Elective Areas
Major - Electrical Engineering - Major Elective Areas: The required number of courses from 4 of the following sets of courses
Biomedical Engineering: 1 course from ECE445, ECE446, ECE447, ECE448, ECE449
Control and Robotics: 1 course from ECE415, ECE416
Communications and Signal Processing: 1 course from ECE442, ECE457, ECE458, ECE466, ECE456
Solid-State Electronics/Electro-optics: 1 course from ECE474, ECE476, ECE477
Integrated Circuits/VLSI: 1 course from ECE402, ECE404, ECE410, ECE411, ECE412
Power: 1 course from ECE423
Electromagnetics: 1 course from ECE405, ECE407

Requirement 28: Major - Electrical Engineering - Major Elective Laboratory
Major - Electrical Engineering - Major Elective Laboratory: 1 course from ECE402, ECE404, ECE405, ECE407, ECE410, ECE411, ECE415, ECE416, ECE476, ECE477

Requirement 29: College - Engineering - Mathematics
College - Engineering - Mathematics: 3 courses from MTH132, MTH133, MTH234

Requirement 30: College - Engineering - Mathematics Additional
College - Engineering - Mathematics Additional: 1 course from MTH235

Requirement 31: College - Engineering - Physics
College - Engineering - Physics: 1 course from PHY183, PHY183B

Requirement 32: College - Engineering - Physics Additional
College - Engineering - Physics Additional: 1 course from PHY184

Requirement 33: College - Engineering - Introduction to Engineering Design
College - Engineering - Introduction to Engineering Design: 1 course from EGR100

Requirement 34: Alternative Track for Integrative Studies - ISB
Alternative Track for Integrative Studies - ISB: 1 course from BS161, PLB105, ENT205, MMG201, MMG301, PSL250, ZOL141, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 35: Alternative Track for Integrative Studies - ISP
Alternative Track for Integrative Studies - ISP: 1 course from CEM141, CEM151, PHY183, PHY183B, PHY184

Requirement 36: Alternative Track for Integrative Studies - Lab
Alternative Track for Integrative Studies - Lab: 1 course from PLB106, CEM161, MMG206, PHY191

Requirement 37: Engineering College Admission - Core Courses
Engineering College Admission - Core Courses: A total 6 courses
At least 1 course from EGR100
At least 1 course from CEM141
At least 1 course from MTH132
At least 1 course from MTH133
At least 1 course from PHY183
At least 1 course from CSE231, EGR102

Requirement 38: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 39: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.

Requirement 40
128 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.