Degree Requirements

University Degree Requirements (144 credit hours)

To earn a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering, students must complete at least 144 credit hours. Students are required to complete a minimum of 30 credit hours of upper-level courses (300-level or above) at AUK, of which at least 18 credits hours need to be taken in the major:

  • General Education Requirements, composed of (49)
    • Related field requirements applicable to Gen Ed requirements (16)
    • Remaining Gen Ed requirements (33)
  • Related Field Requirements not applicable to Gen Ed (26)
  • Major Requirements composed of: (69)
    • Electrical Engineering Core (55)
    • Electrical Engineering Electives (14)

Students must complete all courses (55 credit hours) listed in the electrical engineering core courses and four elective courses and two lab electives (14 credit hours) from the electrical engineering course electives.

Electrical Engineering Core Courses (55 credit hours)

CPEG 210 Digital Logic Design (3)
CPEG 210L Digital Logic Design Laboratory (1)
CPEG 220 Computer Organization and Architecture (3)
CPEG 350 Data and Computer Communications (3)
CSIS 130 Computer Programming II (4) [T]
CSIS 210 Data Structures and Algorithms (3)
ELEG 220 Electric Circuits (3)
ELEG 220L Electric Circuits Laboratory (1)
ELEG 270 Electronics (3)
ELEG 270L Electronics Laboratory (1)
ELEG 300 Engineering Electromagnetics (3)
ELEG 310 Electric Machines and Power Fundamentals (3)
ELEG 310L Electric Machines Laboratory (1)
ELEG 320 Signals and Systems (3)
ELEG 320L Signals and Systems Laboratory (1)
ELEG 330 Power System Analysis (3)
ELEG 330L Power Systems Laboratory (1)
ELEG 421 Control Systems (3)
ELEG 471 Power Electronics (3)
ELEG 475 Senior Design Capstone I (3)
ELEG 480 Senior Design Capstone II (3)
ENGR 330 Engineering Economics (3)

Electrical Engineering Course Electives (14 credit hours)

Four course electives (12 credit hours) and two lab electives (2 credit hours) must be selected in consultation with the academic advisor from 200-level or higher CPEG, ELEG, STEG, and/or ENGR courses. The electives must be chosen according to the following rules:
  • At least two of the course electives must be ELEG courses.
  • At least one of the lab electives must be an ELEG lab.
  • At least two of the course electives must be 300-level or higher courses.
Course electives are restricted to the following:
CPEG 330 Microprocessors and Interfacing (3)
CPEG 340 Embedded System Design (3)
CPEG 389 Special Topics in Computer Engineering (3)
CPEG 390 Introduction to the Internet of Things (3)
CPEG 422 Digital Signal Processing (3)
CPEG 430 Introduction of Soft Computing (3)
CPEG 441 Hardware/Software Co-Design (3)
CPEG 450 Network Security (3)
CPEG 455 Wireless Networks and Mobile Systems (3)
CPEG 460 Robotics (3)
ELEG 305 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering (3)
ELEG 311 Power Distribution and Utilization (3)
ELEG 321 Analog and Digital Filters (3)
ELEG 323 Measurement and Instrumentation (3)
ELEG 325 Communication Systems (3)
ELEG 331 Power System Protection (3)
ELEG 340 Fundamentals of High Voltage Engineering (3)
ELEG 369 Short Course (1-3)
ELEG 388 Independent Study (1-4)
ELEG 389 Special Topics in Electrical Engineering (3)
ELEG 411 Electric Drives (3)
ELEG 412 Renewable Energy Systems (3)
ELEG 422 Digital Control Systems (3)
ELEG 450 Modern Antennas in Wireless Telecommunications (3)
ELEG 470 Internship in Electrical Engineering (1-3)
ELEG 471 Power Electronics (3)
ELEG 472 CMOS Digital Circuit Design (3)
STEG 220 Engineering Statistical Analysis (3)
STEG 330 Operations Research I (3)
STEG 340 Engineering Project Management (3)
STEG 341 Production and Operations Management (3)
STEG 345 Quality Control (3)
STEG 350 Human Factors Engineering (3)
STEG 389 Special Topics in Systems Engineering (3)
STEG 451 Health and Safety Engineering (3)
ENGR 200 Engineering Design (3)
ENGR 300 Engineering Ethics (3)
ENGR 310 Engineering Entrepreneurship II (3)
ENGR 389 Special Topics (3)
Lab Electives are restricted to the following:
CPEG 201L Matlab Programming Laboratory (1)
CPEG 330L Microprocessors and Interfacing Laboratory (1)
CPEG 331L Automation and Data Acquisition Laboratory (1)
CPEG 340L Embedded System Design Laboratory (1)
CPEG 350L Data Communications and Computer Networks Laboratory (1)
ELEG 301L Programmable Logic Controllers Laboratory (1)
ELEG 323L Measurement and Instrumentation Laboratory (1)
ELEG 331L Power System Protection Laboratory (1)
ELEG 421L Control Systems Laboratory (1)
ELEG 471L Power Electronics Laboratory (1)
STEG 220L Engineering Statistical Analysis Laboratory (1)
STEG 340L Engineering Project Management Laboratory (1)

The Related Field Requirements component is composed of six Math courses (20 credit hours), three Science courses (12 credit hours), one Computer Science course (4 credit hours), and three Management and Entrepreneurship courses (9 credit hours). Students must complete:

Math Courses (20 credit hours)

MATH 201 Calculus I (3)[M]
MATH 203 Calculus II (3)[M]
MATH 207 Advanced Engineering Mathematics (4)
MATH 210 Differential Equations (3)[M]
MATH 213 Discrete Mathematics (3)[M]
STAT 214 Statistics for Engineers (4)[M]

Science Courses (12 credit hours)

PHYS 115 General Physics I (3)[P]
PHYS 115L General Physics I Laboratory  (1)[P]
PHYS 116 General Physics II (3)[P]
PHYS 116L General Physics II Laboratory  (1)[P]
CHEM 101 General Chemistry I (3)[P]
CHEM 101L General Chemistry I Laboratory  (1)[P]

Computer Science Course (4 credit hours)

CSIS 120 Computer Programming I (4)[T]

Management and Entrepreneurship Courses (6 credit hours)

MGMT 201 Principles of Management (3)
ENGR 210 Engineering Entrepreneurship I (3)