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Electrical Engineering, B.S.E.E.


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Total number of hours for the program: 126.

All courses in the B.S.E.E. degree in Electrical Engineering are offered on the Cullowhee campus.

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org

Liberal Studies Hours: 42


Liberal Studies Program Requirements 

*NOTE:


Four major courses (12 credits) also meet Liberal Studies requirements:  ENGR 199, MATH 153, CHEM 139 and PHYS 230.  Students must be aware that if these courses are not taken to meet Liberal Studies requirements, they will still need to be completed for the BS Electrical Engineering degree.

Major Requirements


The major requires 96 credit hours, which includes 61 in the Electrical Engineering Core, 32 in the Math/Science Core, and 3 in the Technical Elective Core. 12 credit hours in the major also meet the Liberal Studies requirements (ENGR 199, MATH 153, CHEM 139, and PHYS 230).

Mathematics/Science


Technical Elective


The technical elective is any 3 credit hour 400-level EE course not required in the Electrical Engineering Core, PHYS 322, PHYS 325, or any 3 credit hour 400-level PHYS course.

Additional Requirements


To graduate with a BS Electrical Engineering degree, all students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher for all courses in the major taken at Western Carolina University and must complete the following courses with a C or better: MATH 153, MATH 255, ENGL 101 and 202, CHEM 139, PHYS 230, EE 201, 202, 211, 221, 311, 312, 321, 322, 331, 351.

Additional Information


Visit the department’s website at http://www.wcu.edu/academics/departments-schools-colleges/Kimmel/academic-programs-degrees-offered/engtech/index.asp to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.

Accreditation


The Electrical Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

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