Effective Fall 2018

In order to maintain professional standards required of practicing engineers, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering requires a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.000 in ECE courses as a graduation requirement. It is the responsibility of any student who fails to maintain a 2.000 average to work with his or her advisor to correct grade point deficiencies. In addition, it is required that students retake any Electrical Engineering course at the 300-level or below in which they receive a grade below a C.

Freshman
AUCCCredits
BIOM 100Overview of Biomedical Engineering 1
CHEM 111General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)3A4
CHEM 112General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1)3A1
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
ECE 102Digital Circuit Logic 4
ECE 103DC Circuit Analysis 3
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)3A4
MATH 160Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1)1B4
MATH 161Calculus for Physical Scientists II (GT-MA1)1B4
PH 141Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (GT-SC1)3A5
Career Development Seminar1 0
 Total Credits 33
Sophomore
 
BIOM 200Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering 2
ECE 202Circuit Theory Applications 4
ECE 303/STAT 303Introduction to Communications Principles 3
MATH 261Calculus for Physical Scientists III 4
PH 142Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1)3A5
PH 314Introduction to Modern Physics 4
Select one group from the following: 3-4
Group A:
  
Introduction to Unix  
Introduction to C Programming I  
Introduction to C Programming II  
Group B:
  
Java (CS1) No Prior Programming
Java (CS1) Prior Programming
  
Select one course from the following: 4
Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations  
Differential Equations  
Career Development Seminar1 0
 Total Credits 29-30
Junior
 
BIOM 300Problem-Based Learning Biomedical Engr Lab 4
BMS 300Principles of Human Physiology 4
ECE 311Linear System Analysis I 3
ECE 331Electronics Principles I 4
ECE 332Electronics Principles II 4
ECE 341Electromagnetic Fields and Devices I 3
ECE 342Electromagnetic Fields and Devices II 3
LIFE 210Introductory Eukaryotic Cell Biology 3
Arts and Humanities3B3
Career Development Seminar1 0
 Total Credits 31
Senior
 
BIOM 431/ECE 431Biomedical Signal and Image Processing 3
CHEM 113General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 245Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry 4
ECE 404Experiments in Optical Electronics 2
ECE 441Optical Electronics 3
ECE 457Fourier Optics 3
ECON 202Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)3C3
MECH 262Engineering Mechanics 4
MECH 337Thermodynamics 4
PH 353Optics and Waves 4
Career Development Seminar1 0
 Total Credits 33
Fifth Year
 
BIOM 486ABiomedical Design Practicum: Capstone Design I4A,4B,4C4
BIOM 486BBiomedical Design Practicum: Capstone Design II4A,4B,4C4
PH 451Introductory Quantum Mechanics I 3
Select one course from the following: 3
Writing in the Disciplines: Sciences (GT-CO3)2 
Professional and Technical Communication (GT-CO3)2 
ECE Lasers & Optical Engineering Technical Electives (See list below) 9
Arts and Humanities3B3
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
Historical Perspectives3D3
Career Development Seminar1 0
 Total Credits 32
 Program Total Credits: 158-159

 ECE Lasers & Optical Engineering Technical Electives List – Select a minimum of 9 credits

ECE 312Linear System Analysis II3
ECE 430/MATH 430Fourier and Wavelet Analysis with Apps3
ECE 471ASemiconductor Physics1
ECE 471BSemiconductor Junctions1
A maximum of 3 credits from the following may be used to satisfy this requirement:var.
Independent Study
Independent Study: Open Option Project
Independent Study: Vertically Integrated Projects
ECE 503Ultrafast Optics3
ECE 504Physical Optics3
ECE 505Nanostructures: Fundamentals and Applications3
ECE 506Optical Interferometry and Laser Metrology3
ECE 507Plasma Physics and Applications3
ECE 517/BIOM 517Advanced Optical Imaging3
ECE 518/BIOM 518Biophotonics3
ECE 526/BIOM 526Biological Physics3
ECE 546Laser Fundamentals and Devices3
ECE 572Semiconductor Transistors1
ECE 573Semiconductor Optoelectronics Laboratory3
ECE 574Optical Properties in Solids3
MATH 419Introduction to Complex Variables3
PH 315Modern Physics Laboratory2
PH 425Advanced Physics Laboratory2
PH 452Introductory Quantum Mechanics II3
PH 462Statistical Physics3

Distinctive Requirements for Degree Program:

TO DECLARE MAJOR: Engineering is a controlled major: students are admitted into the major only if they meet established academic standards. Please see competitive major requirements or the advisor in the Department for more information.

TO PREPARE FOR FIRST SEMESTER:  The curriculum for this major assumes students enter college prepared to take calculus and chemistry.  To qualify for graduation, students in the biomedical engineering combined with chemical and biological engineering program must achieve a minimum 2.000 grade point average at CSU in all courses in engineering, mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, and chemistry as well as courses taken as technical electives.

In order to maintain professional standards required of practicing engineers, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering requires a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.000 in ECE courses as a graduation requirement. It is the responsibility of any student who fails to maintain a 2.000 average to work with his or her advisor to correct grade point deficiencies. In addition, it is required that students retake any Electrical Engineering course at the 300-level or below in which they receive a grade below a C.

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BIOM 100Overview of Biomedical EngineeringX  1
CHEM 111General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)X 3A4
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2) X1A3
ECE 102Digital Circuit LogicX  4
MATH 160Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1)X 1B4
Career Development Seminar(s) X  
 Total Credits   16
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 112General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1) X3A1
ECE 103DC Circuit AnalysisX  3
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)X 3A4
MATH 161Calculus for Physical Scientists II (GT-MA1)X 1B4
PH 141Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (GT-SC1)X 3A5
Career Development Seminar(s) X  
 Total Credits   17
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BIOM 200Fundamentals of Biomedical EngineeringX  2
MATH 261Calculus for Physical Scientists IIIX  4
PH 142Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1)X 3A5
Select one group from the following:X  3-4
Group A:
    
Introduction to UnixX   
Introduction to C Programming IX   
Introduction to C Programming IIX   
Group B:
    
Java (CS1) No Prior Programming
Java (CS1) Prior Programming
X   
Career Development Seminar(s) X  
 Total Credits   14-15
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ECE 202Circuit Theory ApplicationsX  4
ECE 303/STAT 303Introduction to Communications PrinciplesX  3
PH 314Introduction to Modern PhysicsX  4
Select one course from the following:X  4
Introduction to Ordinary Differential EquationsX   
Differential EquationsX   
Career Development Seminar(s) X  
 Total Credits   15
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ECE 311Linear System Analysis IX  3
ECE 331Electronics Principles IX  4
ECE 341Electromagnetic Fields and Devices IX  3
LIFE 210Introductory Eukaryotic Cell Biology X 3
Arts and Humanities X3B3
Career Development Seminar(s) X  
 Total Credits   16
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BIOM 300Problem-Based Learning Biomedical Engr LabX  4
BMS 300Principles of Human Physiology X 4
ECE 332Electronics Principles IIX  4
ECE 342Electromagnetic Fields and Devices IIX  3
Career Development Seminar(s) X  
 Total Credits   15
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 113General Chemistry II X 3
ECE 404Experiments in Optical ElectronicsX  2
ECE 441Optical ElectronicsX  3
MECH 337Thermodynamics X 4
PH 353Optics and WavesX  4
Career Development Seminar(s) X  
 Total Credits   16
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BIOM 431/ECE 431Biomedical Signal and Image ProcessingX  3
CHEM 245Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry X 4
ECE 457Fourier OpticsX  3
ECON 202Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1) X3C3
MECH 262Engineering MechanicsX  4
Career Development Seminar(s) X  
 Total Credits   17
Fifth Year
Semester 9CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BIOM 486ABiomedical Design Practicum: Capstone Design IX 4A,4B,4C4
PH 451Introductory Quantum Mechanics IX  3
Select one course from the following:X  3
Writing in the Disciplines: Sciences (GT-CO3) X2 
Professional and Technical Communication (GT-CO3) X2 
ECE Lasers & Optical Engineering Technical Electives (See List on Requirements tab)X  6
Historical Perspectives X3D3
Career Development Seminar(s) X  
 Total Credits   19
Semester 10CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BIOM 486BBiomedical Design Practicum: Capstone Design IIX 4A,4B,4C4
ECE Lasers & Optical Engineering Technical Electives (See List on Requirements tab)X  3
Arts and HumanitiesX 3B3
Global and Cultural AwarenessX 3E3
Career Development Seminar(s)X   
The benchmark courses for the 10th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   13
 Program Total Credits:   158-159