Electrical Engineering

B.S. in Electrical Engineering 

B.S. in Electrical Engineering with Aerospace Focus

B.S. in Electrical Engineering with Biomedical Focus

B.S. in Electrical Engineering with Computer Science Focus

B.S. in Electrical Engineering

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredits
CHEM 121
121L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
4
EE 101 Introduction to Electrical Engineering 1
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
MATH 165 Calculus I 4
Social Science Elective (SS) 2 3
Humanities Elective (A&H) 2 3
 Credits18
Second Semester
EE 201
201L
Introduction to Digital Electronics
and Digital Electronics Laboratory
3
MATH 166 Calculus II 4
PHYS 251 University Physics I 4
Fine Arts Elective (A&H) 2 3
A&H or SS Elective 2 3
 Credits17
Sophomore Year
First Semester
EE 206
206L
Circuit Analysis
and Circuits Laboratory I
4
EE 304 Computer Aided Measurement and Controls 3
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
MATH 265 Calculus III 4
PHYS 252 University Physics II 4
 Credits18
Second Semester
EE 313
313L
Linear Electric Circuits
and Circuits Laboratory II
4
ENGR 460 Engineering Economy 3
MATH 207 Introduction to Linear Algebra 2
MATH 266 Elementary Differential Equations 3
Non EE Elective 3 3
 Credits15
Junior Year
First Semester
EE 314
314L
Signals and Systems
and Signal and Systems Laboratory
4
EE 316 Electric and Magnetic Fields 3
EE 318 Engineering Data Analysis 3
EE 321
321L
Electronics I
and Electronics Laboratory I
4
 Credits14
Second Semester
EE 401
401L
Electric Drives
and Electric Drives Laboratory
4
EE 405
405L
Control Systems I
and Control Systems Laboratory
4
EE 409 Distributed Networks 3
EE 421
421L
Electronics II
and Electronics Lab II
4
EE 452
452L
Embedded Systems
and Embedded Systems Design Laboratory
4
 Credits19
Senior Year
First Semester
EE 480 Senior Design I 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 5 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 5 3
Non-EE Elective 3 3
 Credits12
Second Semester
EE 481 Senior Design II (6) 4 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 5 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 5 3
Ethics Elective (A&H or SS) 2,6 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits125

1 – May be waived for transfer students (substitute science credit required).

2 – To meet the University’s Essential Studies Breadth of Knowledge requirements, all students must complete 9 credits of Arts Humanities Electives (minimum of 2 departments, including 3 Fine Arts credits and 3 Humanities credits) and 9 credits of Social Sciences Electives (minimum of 2 departments). Refer to the online Academic Catalog for a listing of acceptable Essential Studies courses.

3 – Non-EE Elective choices: Engr 201, Engr 202, Engr 203, ME 301, ME/CE 306, and ME 341, Computer Science, Engineering (including EE), Math, and Physics courses approved by advisor, normally 300 level or higher. Math 308 and Math 321 do not meet the requirments of non-EE Elective. CSci 242, CSci 260, and Math 208 are permitted.

4 – EE 481 meets the Essential Studies Special Emphasis requirement for Oral Communication (O).

5 – Maximum of three credits of EE 490 allowed as an independent study, applicable to both EE and non-EE electives. 2 credits of EE 397 Cooperative Education (40 hours/week) is equivalent to 3 credits of the EE Electives with S/U grading, maximum 4 credits of EE 397 is equivalent to maximum of 6 credits of EE Elective.

6 – The Ethics Elective is a 3-credit course that meets Essential Studies requirements in either the Arts Humanities or the Social Sciences. Ethics Elective choices: Phil 250 (AH, Humanities), ChE 340 (SS), and ME 370 (SS).

Some of the following courses may be waived by completing: Introduction to Engineering: ENGR 102

EE 101 Introduction to Electrical Engineering 1
EE 201 Introduction to Digital Electronics 2
EE 201L Digital Electronics Laboratory 1
EE 304 Computer Aided Measurement and Controls 3
EE 397 Cooperative Education 1-2
up to 6 credit hours of non-EE electives

III- Grade of "C" or better in all EE courses required for graduation.

B.S. in Electrical Engineering with Aerospace Focus

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredits
CHEM 121
121L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
4
EE 101 Introduction to Electrical Engineering 1
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
MATH 165 Calculus I 4
Social Sciences Elective (SS) 2 3
 Credits15
Second Semester
EE 201
201L
Introduction to Digital Electronics
and Digital Electronics Laboratory
3
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
MATH 166 Calculus II 4
PHYS 251 University Physics I 4
Fine Arts Elective (A&H) 2 3
 Credits17
Sophomore Year
First Semester
EE 206
206L
Circuit Analysis
and Circuits Laboratory I
4
EE 304 Computer Aided Measurement and Controls 3
MATH 265 Calculus III 4
PHYS 252 University Physics II 4
Humanities Elective (A&H) 2 3
 Credits18
Second Semester
AVIT 102 Introduction to Aviation 5
EE 313
313L
Linear Electric Circuits
and Circuits Laboratory II
4
ENGR 460 Engineering Economy(SS) 2 3
MATH 207 Introduction to Linear Algebra 2
MATH 266 Elementary Differential Equations 3
 Credits17
Junior Year
First Semester
AVIT 126 Introduction to UAS Operations 2
EE 314
314L
Signals and Systems
and Signal and Systems Laboratory
4
EE 316 Electric and Magnetic Fields 3
EE 318 Engineering Data Analysis 3
EE 321
321L
Electronics I
and Electronics Laboratory I
4
 Credits16
Second Semester
AVIT 221 Basic Attitude Instrument Flying 3
EE 405
405L
Control Systems I
and Control Systems Laboratory
4
EE 421
421L
Electronics II
and Electronics Lab II
4
EE 452
452L
Embedded Systems
and Embedded Systems Design Laboratory
4
Electrical Engineering Elective 5 3
 Credits18
Senior Year
First Semester
EE 480 Senior Design I 5 3
Aviation Elective 7 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 5 3
Non-EE Elective 3 3
A&H or SS Elective 2 3
 Credits15
Second Semester
EE 481 Senior Design II 6 3
Aviation Elective 7 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 5 3
Ethics Elective (A&H or SS) 2,6 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits128

III-Grade "C" or better in all EE courses required for graduation.

1-May be waived for transfer students (substitute science credit required).

2-To meet the University's Essential Studies Breadth of Knowledge requirements, all students must complete 9 credits of Arts Humanities Electives (minimum of 2 departments, including 3 Fine Arts credits and 3 Humanities credits) and 9 credits of Social Sciences Electives (minimum of 2 departments). Refer to the online Academic Catalog for a listing of acceptable Essential Studies courses.

3- Non-EE Elective choices: Engr 201, Engr 202, Engr 203, ME 301, ME/CE 306, and ME 341, Computer Science, Engineering (including EE), Math, and Physics courses approved by advisor, normally 300 level or higher. Math 308 and Math 321 do not meet non-EE elective requirements. CSci 242, CSci 260, and Math 208 are permitted.

4-EE 481 meets the Essential Studies Special Emphasis requirement for Oral Communication (O).

5-Maximum of three credits of EE 490 allowed as an independent study, applicable to both EE and non-EE Electives. 2 credits of EE 397 Cooperative Education (40 hours/week) is equivalent to 3 credits of the EE Electives with S/U grading, maximum 4 credits of EE 397 is equivalent to maximum of 6 credits of EE Elective.

6-The Ethics Elective is a 3-credit course that meets Essential Studies requirements in either the Arts Humanities or the Social Sciences. Ethics Elective choices: Phil 250 (AH, Humanities), ChE 340 (SS), and ME 370 (SS).

7-Total of 6 credit hours of Aviation Electives: Recommended courses are: Avit 250-Human Factors, Avit 309-Flight Physiology, Avit 324-Aircraft Systems, Avit 325-Multi-engine Systems, Avit 327-Gas Turbine Engines, and Avit 428-Transport Category Aircraft Systems.

B.S. in Electrical Engineering with Biomedical Focus

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredits
BIOL 150
150L
General Biology I
and General Biology I Laboratory
4
CHEM 121
121L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
4
EE 101 Introduction to Electrical Engineering 1 1
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
MATH 165 Calculus I 4
 Credits16
Second Semester
BIOL 151
151L
General Biology II
and General Biology II Laboratory
4
EE 201
201L
Introduction to Digital Electronics
and Digital Electronics Laboratory
3
MATH 166 Calculus II 4
PHYS 251 University Physics I 4
 Credits15
Sophomore Year
First Semester
EE 206
206L
Circuit Analysis
and Circuits Laboratory I
4
EE 304 Computer Aided Measurement and Controls 3
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
MATH 265 Calculus III 4
PHYS 252 University Physics II 4
 Credits18
Second Semester
ANAT 204 Anatomy for Paramedical Personnel 3
EE 313
313L
Linear Electric Circuits
and Circuits Laboratory II
4
ENGR 460 Engineering Economy(SS) 2 3
MATH 266 Elementary Differential Equations 3
PSYC 111
Introduction to Psychology (SS)2
or Introduction to Sociology
3
 Credits16
Junior Year
First Semester
EE 314
314L
Signals and Systems
and Signal and Systems Laboratory
4
EE 316 Electric and Magnetic Fields 3
EE 318 Engineering Data Analysis 3
EE 321
321L
Electronics I
and Electronics Laboratory I
4
PPT 301 Human Physiology 4
 Credits18
Second Semester
EE 405
405L
Control Systems I
and Control Systems Laboratory
4
EE 409 Distributed Networks 3
EE 421
421L
Electronics II
and Electronics Lab II
4
EE 452
452L
Embedded Systems
and Embedded Systems Design Laboratory
4
 Credits15
Senior Year
First Semester
EE 480 Senior Design I 4 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 6 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 6 3
Humanities Elective (A&H) 2 3
Fine Arts Elective (A&H) 2 3
 Credits15
Second Semester
EE 481 Senior Design II 5 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 6 3
Non EE-Elective 3 3
Ethics Elective (A&H or SS) 2 3
A&H or SS elective 2 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits128

III-Grade "C" or better in all EE courses required for graduation.

1. May be waived for transfer students (substitute science credit required).

2. To meet the University’s Essential Studies Breadth of Knowledge requirements, all students must complete 9 credits of Arts Humanities Electives (minimum of 2 departments, including 3 Fine Arts credits and 3 Humanities credits) and 9 credits of Social Sciences Electives (minimum of 2 departments). Refer to the online Academic Catalog for a listing of acceptable Essential Studies courses.

3. Non-EE Elective choices: Engr 201, Engr 202, Engr 203, ME 301, ME/CE 306, and ME 341, Computer Science, Engineering (including EE), Math, and Physics courses approved by advisor, normally 300 level or higher. Math 308 and Math 321 do not meet the non-EE elective requirement. CSci 242, CSci 260, and Math 208 are permitted.

4. EE 480 meets the Essential Studies Special Emphasis requirements for Advanced Communication (A) and Senior Capstone (C). EE 480 Prerequisites: EE 421 and EE 421L and two out of the four following classes: EE 401, EE 405, EE 409, EE 452.

5. EE 481 meets the Essential Studies Special Emphasis requirement for Oral Communication (O).

6. Maximum of three credits of EE 490 allowed as an independent study, applicable to both EE and Non-EE electives. Recommended EE elective: EE 550 Bioinstrumentation. 2 credits of EE 397 Cooperative Education (40 hours/week) is equivalent to 3 credits of the EE Electives with S/U grading, maximum 4 credits of EE 397 is equivalent to maximum of 6 credits of EE Elective.

Every student must fulfill all University, Departmental, and Essential Studies requirements. Essential Studies requirements are found at http://und.edu/academics/essential-studies/requirements.cfm

B.S. in Electrical Engineering with Computer Science Focus

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredits
CHEM 121
121L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
4
CSCI 130
Introduction to Scientific Programming
or Computer Science I
4
EE 101 Introduction to Electrical Engineering 1 1
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
MATH 165 Calculus I 4
Humanities Elective (A&H) 2 3
 Credits19
Second Semester
CSCI 161 Computer Science II 4
EE 201
201L
Introduction to Digital Electronics
and Digital Electronics Laboratory
3
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
MATH 166 Calculus II 4
Fine Arts Elective (A&H) 2 3
 Credits17
Sophomore Year
First Semester
CSCI 230 Systems Programming 3
EE 206
206L
Circuit Analysis
and Circuits Laboratory I
4
EE 304 Computer Aided Measurement and Controls 3
MATH 265 Calculus III 4
PHYS 251 University Physics I 4
 Credits18
Second Semester
EE 313
313L
Linear Electric Circuits
and Circuits Laboratory II
4
ENGR 460 Engineering Economy(SS) 2 3
MATH 208 Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 266 Elementary Differential Equations 3
PHYS 252 University Physics II 4
 Credits17
Junior Year
First Semester
EE 314
314L
Signals and Systems
and Signal and Systems Laboratory
4
EE 316 Electric and Magnetic Fields 3
EE 318 Engineering Data Analysis 3
EE 321
321L
Electronics I
and Electronics Laboratory I
4
EE 451 Computer Hardware Organization 3
 Credits17
Second Semester
EE 405
405L
Control Systems I
and Control Systems Laboratory
4
EE 409 Distributed Networks 3
EE 421
421L
Electronics II
and Electronics Lab II
4
EE 452
452L
Embedded Systems
and Embedded Systems Design Laboratory
4
 Credits15
Senior Year
First Semester
Computer Science Elective 6 3
EE 480 Senior Design I 3 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 3
MATH 207 Introduction to Linear Algebra 2
Social Science Elective (SS) 2 3
 Credits14
Second Semester
EE 481 Senior Design II 4 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 3
Ethics Elective (A&H or SS) 2,5 3
A&H or SS Elective 2 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits129

III-Grade "C" or better in all EE courses required for graduation.

1- May be waived for transfer students (substitute science credit required).

2- To meet the University’s Essential Studies Breadth of Knowledge requirements, all students must complete 9 credits of Arts Humanities Electives (minimum of 2 departments, including 3 Fine Arts credits and 3 Humanities credits) and 9 credits of Social Sciences Electives (minimum of 2 departments). Refer to the online Academic Catalog for a listing of acceptable Essential Studies courses.

3- EE 480 meets the Essential Studies Special Emphasis requirements for Advanced Communication (A) and Senior Capstone (C). EE 480 Prerequisites: EE 421 and EE 421L and two out of the four following classes: EE 401, EE 405, EE 409, EE 452.

4- EE 481 meets the Essential Studies Special Emphasis requirement for Oral Communication (O).

5- Maximum of three credits of EE 490 allowed as an independent study, applicable to both EE and non-EE Electives. 2 credits of EE 397 Cooperative Education (40 hours/week) is equivalent to 3 credits of the EE Electives with S/U grading, maximum 4 credits of EE 397 is equivalent to maximum of 6 credits of EE Elective.

6- Computer Science Elective choices: Any Computer Science course, 300 level or higher. A maximum of three credits of CSCI 260 is permitted.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredits
CHEM 121
121L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
4
EE 101 Introduction to Electrical Engineering 1
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
MATH 165 Calculus I 4
Social Science Elective (SS) 2 3
Humanities Elective (A&H) 2 3
 Credits18
Second Semester
EE 201
201L
Introduction to Digital Electronics
and Digital Electronics Laboratory
3
MATH 166 Calculus II 4
PHYS 251 University Physics I 4
Fine Arts Elective (A&H) 2 3
A&H or SS Elective 2 3
 Credits17
Sophomore Year
First Semester
EE 206
206L
Circuit Analysis
and Circuits Laboratory I
4
EE 304 Computer Aided Measurement and Controls 3
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
MATH 265 Calculus III 4
PHYS 252 University Physics II 4
 Credits18
Second Semester
EE 313
313L
Linear Electric Circuits
and Circuits Laboratory II
4
ENGR 460 Engineering Economy 3
MATH 207 Introduction to Linear Algebra 2
MATH 266 Elementary Differential Equations 3
Non EE Elective 3 3
 Credits15
Junior Year
First Semester
EE 314
314L
Signals and Systems
and Signal and Systems Laboratory
4
EE 316 Electric and Magnetic Fields 3
EE 318 Engineering Data Analysis 3
EE 321
321L
Electronics I
and Electronics Laboratory I
4
 Credits14
Second Semester
EE 401
401L
Electric Drives
and Electric Drives Laboratory
4
EE 405
405L
Control Systems I
and Control Systems Laboratory
4
EE 409 Distributed Networks 3
EE 421
421L
Electronics II
and Electronics Lab II
4
EE 452
452L
Embedded Systems
and Embedded Systems Design Laboratory
4
 Credits19
Senior Year
First Semester
EE 480 Senior Design I 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 5 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 5 3
Non-EE Elective 3 3
 Credits12
Second Semester
EE 481 Senior Design II (6) 4 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 5 3
Electrical Engineering Elective 5 3
Ethics Elective (A&H or SS) 2,6 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits125

1 – May be waived for transfer students (substitute science credit required).

2 – To meet the University’s Essential Studies Breadth of Knowledge requirements, all students must complete 9 credits of Arts Humanities Electives (minimum of 2 departments, including 3 Fine Arts credits and 3 Humanities credits) and 9 credits of Social Sciences Electives (minimum of 2 departments). Refer to the online Academic Catalog for a listing of acceptable Essential Studies courses.

3 – Non-EE Elective choices: Engr 201, Engr 202, Engr 203, ME 301, ME/CE 306, and ME 341, Computer Science, Engineering (including EE), Math, and Physics courses approved by advisor, normally 300 level or higher. Math 308 and Math 321 do not meet the requirments of non-EE Elective. CSci 242, CSci 260, and Math 208 are permitted.

4 – EE 481 meets the Essential Studies Special Emphasis requirement for Oral Communication (O).

5 – Maximum of three credits of EE 490 allowed as an independent study, applicable to both EE and non-EE electives. 2 credits of EE 397 Cooperative Education (40 hours/week) is equivalent to 3 credits of the EE Electives with S/U grading, maximum 4 credits of EE 397 is equivalent to maximum of 6 credits of EE Elective.

6 – The Ethics Elective is a 3-credit course that meets Essential Studies requirements in either the Arts Humanities or the Social Sciences. Ethics Elective choices: Phil 250 (AH, Humanities), ChE 340 (SS), and ME 370 (SS).

Some of the following courses may be waived by completing: Introduction to Engineering: ENGR 102

EE 101 Introduction to Electrical Engineering 1
EE 201 Introduction to Digital Electronics 2
EE 201L Digital Electronics Laboratory 1
EE 304 Computer Aided Measurement and Controls 3
EE 397 Cooperative Education 1-2
up to 6 credit hours of non-EE electives

III- Grade of "C" or better in all EE courses required for graduation.

Office of the Registrar

Tel: 701.777.2711
1.800.CALL.UND
Fax: 701.777.2696

Twamley Hall Room 201
264 Centennial Drive Stop 8382
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8382