Electrical Engineering Major

Students majoring in Electrical Engineering must complete the University Core (38 credit hours for BS) and the following lower division prerequisite courses. Courses which satisfy the University Core are noted with an asterisk (8 hours of core courses are required within the major). A minimum grade of “C” is required in all prerequisite courses. A minimum cumulative 2.50 GPA is required to begin upper division courses. Students are required to meet with an Electrical Engineering academic advisor at least once per semester.

Major Requirements

Science & Mathematics Core (33 credits)

Code Course Credit
CHEM 103 General Chemistry I* 4
MATH 140 Calculus I* 4
MATH 141 Calculus II 4
MATH 300 Calculus III 4
MATH xxx Either:
  • MATH 315, Probability
  • MATH 316, Applied Statistics
MATH 331 Differential Equations 3
MATH 351 Applied Mathematics 3
PHYS 151 General Physics: Mechanics* 4
PHYS 152 General Physics: Electricity & Magnetism* 4

Major Course Requirements (51 credits)

Students majoring in Electrical Engineering who have successfully completed all the lower division prerequisite courses and are now beginning the upper division courses must complete all the required courses listed below. A minimum grade of “C” is required in all EE courses.

Code Course Credit
EE 100 Engineering Orientation 2
EE 200 Circuit Analysis 4
EE 201 Introduction to Digital Circuit 4
EE 203 Application Tools for Engineering Students 2
EE 204 Electronics 4
EE 230WS Technical Communication 3
EE 301 Introduction to Solid State Devices/Semiconductors 3
EE 302 Signal and System 3
EE 303 Introduction to Power System 3
EE 304 Electrical Machines 4
EE 400 Introduction to Microwave 3
EE 411 Introduction to Mechatronics 4
EE 412 Linear Control 3
EE 413RI Senior Design I 3
EE 414RI Senior Design II 3
EE 415SI Senior Seminar 1

Students interested in graduate study should consider applying to JU’s Wilson Scholarship Fund, which provides tuition for JU graduates to study engineering, mathematics, or physics at Columbia University, Cornell University or Harvard University. Interested students should contact the Engineering Department Chair.