Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Where do I find the requirements for the EE major program?
  • Who is my advisor?
  • Should I start taking core EE courses in my sophomore year?
  • What are my options to fill the EE capstone lab requirement?
  • Can I fill my EE capstone lab requirement in my junior year?
  • How many technical elective courses must I take for an EE major?
  • Why do 2 of the 6 EE technical electives (≥6 points) have to fill a depth requirement?
  • How do I fill the EE depth requirement?
  • Why do 2 of the 6 EE technical electives (≥6 points) have to fill a breadth requirement?
  • How do I fill the EE breadth requirement?
  • How should Combined-Plan students handle the ELEN E1201 requirement?
  • What Computer Science courses should EE majors take?
  • What course can I use to fill my probability requirement?
  • What are my options to reach 128 points of total credit?
  • What does a typical 4-year EE course plan look like?
  • What does a typical EE Combined-Plan course plan look like?
  • What is the integrated BS/MS program?
  • What is the express MS application?


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