Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Electrical and Computer Engineering (Electrical Engineering Concentration), Bachelor of Science

The University Core Curriculum is the same across all undergraduate bachelor's programs.   Please consult the academic advisor for your designated major before selecting courses in this area.


General Education Core Curriculum43
Major Requirements61
Other Requirements21
Total Hours125

General Education Core Curriculum (Standard)1 

ENGL 1301Freshman English I3
ENGL 1302Freshman English II3
MATH 2413Calculus & Analytic Geomtry I4
Life and Physical Sciences
CHEM 1311Chemistry I3
PHYS 2325University Physics I3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture
ENG 2XX Any 200-level English 33
Creative Arts
MUSI 1315Fine Arts In Daily Living3
American History
HIST 1301Soc & Pol Hist US to 18773
HIST 1302Soc & Pol Hist US Since 18773
Government/Political Science
POLS 2305American Government3
POLS 2306Texas Government3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
ECON 2301Principles Of Economics I3
Institutional Options
COMM 1321Business & Professional Comm3
or COMM 1315 Public Address
ECE 130Programming Engineering Applications 33
Total Hours43

Students should be advised by a major advisor prior to registering for any credit, particularly any core curriculum credit as listed.


MATH 2413 Calculus & Analytic Geomtry I will taken be in lieu of MATH 2312 to satisfy the mathematics core requirement. For engineering majors only.


ECE 130 Programming Engineering Applications will be taken in lieu of COSC 1301 Intro To Compr Science I to satisfy the institutional option of core requirement.

Major (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

ECE 110Introduction to Engineering1
ECE 111Engineering Analysis Lab I1
ECE 131Circuit Analysis I3
ECE 211Circuit AnalysisLab II1
ECE 215Digital System Lab1
ECE 231Circuit Analysis II3
ECE 235Digital System3
ECE 311Electronics Circuits Lab1
ECE 312Microprocessor Arch Laboratory1
ECE 315Control System Laboratory1
ECE 319Real-Time Embedded System Lab1
ECE 330Engineering Mathematics Analysis3
ECE 331Electronic Circuits3
ECE 332Microprocessor Architecture3
ECE 334Signal and System3
ECE 335Control Systems3
ECE 338Computer and Wireless Networks3
ECE 339Real-Time Embedded System3
ECE 412Communicaton System Lab1
ECE 432Communication Systems3
ECE 430Applied Electromagnetic3
ECE 433Microwave Engineering3
ECE 437Digital Signal Processing3
ECE 438Power System Analysis3
ECE 441Senior Project4
ECE-ECX ECE Comprehensive Exam0
Technical Elective 13
Total Hours61

Technical Electives may be selected from ECE 336 Introductory VLSI Design, ECE 435 Network Programming,  ECE 333 Software Engineering and ECE 239 Electromechanical Energy Conversions.

Other Requirements

CHEM 111Chemistry I Lab1
ENGR 131Engineering Graphics3
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
MATH 2414Calculus&Analytic Geometry II4
MATH 243Calculus & Analytic Geo III4
MATH 251Differential Equations3
PHYS 217University Physics Laboratory I1
PHYS 218University Physics Laboratory II1
PHYS 2326University Physics II3
Total Hours21

Technical Electives may be selected from ECE 336 Introductory VLSI Design, ECE 435 Network Programming , ECE 333 Software Engineering, & ECE 239 Electromechanical Energy Conversions

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ECE 110 Introduction to Engineering 1
ECE 130 Programming Engineering Applications 3
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
ENGR 131 Engineering Graphics 3
MATH 2413 Calculus & Analytic Geomtry I 4
MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
Second Semester
ECE 131 Circuit Analysis I 3
ECE 111 Engineering Analysis Lab I 1
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
CHEM 1311 Chemistry I 3
CHEM 111 Chemistry I Lab 1
MATH 2414 Calculus&Analytic Geometry II 4
Second Year
Third Semester
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
MATH 243 Calculus & Analytic Geo III 4
PHYS 2325 University Physics I 3
PHYS 217 University Physics Laboratory I 1
ECE 231 Circuit Analysis II 3
ECE 211 Circuit AnalysisLab II 1
POLS 2305 American Government 3
Fourth Semester
MATH 251 Differential Equations 3
PHYS 2326 University Physics II 3
PHYS 218 University Physics Laboratory II 1
ECE 235 Digital System 3
ECE 215 Digital System Lab 1
ENG 2XX Upper Level English 3
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
Third Year
Fifth Semester
ECE 330 Engineering Mathematics Analysis 3
ECE 331 Electronic Circuits 3
ECE 311 Electronics Circuits Lab 1
ECE 332 Microprocessor Architecture 3
ECE 312 Microprocessor Arch Laboratory 1
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
Sixth Semester
ECE 334 Signal and System 3
ECE 335 Control Systems 3
ECE 315 Control System Laboratory 1
ECE 338 Computer and Wireless Networks 3
ECE 339 Real-Time Embedded System 3
ECE 319 Real-Time Embedded System Lab 1
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
ECE 430 Applied Electromagnetic 3
ECE 432 Communication Systems 3
ECE 412 Communicaton System Lab 1
ECON 2301 Principles Of Economics I 3
Technical Elective 1 3
Eighth Semester
ECE 433 Microwave Engineering 3
ECE 437 Digital Signal Processing 3
ECE 438 Power System Analysis 3
ECE 441 Senior Project 4
ECE-ECX ECE Comprehensive Exam 0
 Total Hours125

The Technical Elective should be selected from one of the following three-credit courses:

ECE 239 Electromechanical Energy Conversions 
ECE 333 Software Engineering
ECE 435 Network Programming