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Minor: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Offered by: School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Contact: ECE Undergraduate Major Coordinator, 222 Phillips Hall

Eligibility

All undergraduates except Electrical and Computer Engineering Majors.

Educational Objectives

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers a minor to students who wish to complement their Major with a background in electrical and computer engineering. The minor offers the opportunity to study analog and digital circuits, signals and systems, electromagnetic fields, and to specialize at higher levels in one of several different areas such as circuit design and electronic devices, communications and signal processing, computer engineering and networks, or electromagnetic and space engineering.

Requirements

At least six (6) courses (minimum of 18 credits), chosen as follows:

Two (2) of the following: 

  • ENGRD/ECE 2100: Introduction to Circuits for Electrical and Computer Engineers
  • ECE 2200: Signals and Information
  • ENGRD/ECE 2300: Introduction to Digital Logic Design

Two (2) of the following 

  • ECE 3030: Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
  • ENGRD/ECE 3100: Introduction to Probability and Random Signals
  • ECE 3140/CS 3420: Computer Organization
    or
    CS 3410: Systems Programming
  • ECE 3150: Introduction to Microelectronics

One (1) other non-project ECE course at the 3000 level or above (3-credit minimum)

One (1) other non-project ECE course at the 4000 level or above (3-credit minimum)

Academic Standards

At least C– for every course in the minor and a GPA =2.3 for all courses in the minor.