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Electrical Engineering Degree Requirements

Electrical Engineering (Common Requirements)

 

Sciences

CHEM 1310 – General Chemistry (or CHEM 1211K)
4
PHYS 2211, 2212 – Introductory Physics I, II
8
Total
12

Math

MATH 1551 (Diff Calc), 1552 (Integral Calc)
6
MATH 1554 (Intro Lin. Alg)
4
MATH 2551 (Multiv. Calc) 
4
MATH 2552 – Differential Equations
4
Total
18

Programming

CS 1301 – Intro to Computing
3
Total
3

Other

APPH 1040/1050 – Wellness
2
ENGL 1101, 1102 – English Composition I, II
6
Humanities electives
6
History/Government elective
3
Economics elective
3
Science Elective
3
Social Sciences electives
6
Probability & Statistics
3
Total
32

 

Electrical Engineering (Major Courses)

ECE 1100 - ECE Discovery Studio
1
ECE 2020 - Fundamentals of Digital Design
3
ECE 2026 - Intro Signal Processing
3
ECE 2031 - Digital Design Laboratory
2
ECE 2040 - Circuit Analysis
3
ECE 3005 - Professional Communications
1
ECE 3025 - Electromagnetics
3
ECE 3040 - Microelectronic Circuits
4
ECE 3043 - Microelectronics Lab
2

Choose 1

ECE 2035 - Programming for Hardware/Software Systems
4
ECE 2036 - Engineering Software Design
4
Total
26

 

 

Elective Hours (both EE and CmpE)

 

Electives Hours Depending on Thread Combinations but must include the following:

Senior Capstone Design Sequence (Choose One)

Senior Design requirements may be satisfied in the following ways:

  1. ECE two semester 4000 level ECE Culminating Design I + ECE Culminating Design II
  2. Approved single-semester capstone (requires completion of the prerequisite ECE Design Fundamentals junior course, which counts as a free elective)
  3. VIP Senior Design credit (see https://www.vip.gatech.edu/how-vip-credits-count)

Probability & Statistics (Choose One)

ECE3077, ISYE3770, MATH3670, CEE3770 or another approved course or sequence

Approved Electives (Varies in hours)

Approved electives include courses (or excess hours) in ECE, other engineering, math, sciences, computing, management, humanities, social sciences, and ROTC. All other courses must be approved by the School.

Last revised July 9, 2020