Electrical Engineering Minor

Prerequisite Courses (11 hours)

Course Title Credits
MATH 141Calculus I4
MATH 142Calculus II4
MATH 242Elementary Differential Equations3
Total Credit Hours11

Minor Requirements (18 Hours)

The minor in Electrical Engineering requires the completion of at least 18 credit hours consisting of four core courses and two approved elective courses that make a coherent sequence, composed as follows:

Course Title Credits
Required Core Courses
ELCT 102Electrical Science3
ELCT 221Circuits3
ELCT 222Signals and Systems3
ELCT 371Electronics3
Required Intermediate Course
Select any ELCT course at the 300-level3
Required Advanced Course
Select any 500-level ELCT course 13
Total Credit Hours18

Recommended or Examples of Sequences

The following sequences of Intermediate and Advanced courses are suggested as examples. Many other sequences are possible. A student’s particular sequence should be chosen in consultation with an EE faculty advisor.

For Interest in Manufacturing Industries

Course Title Credits
ELCT 331Control Systems3
ELCT 530Industrial Controls3
Total Credit Hours6

For Interest in Biomedical Electronics

Course Title Credits
ELCT 361Electromagnetics3
ELCT 363Introduction to Microelectronics3
ELCT 541Sensors for Biomedicine3
Total Credit Hours9

For Interest in Renewable Energy Industries

Course Title Credits
ELCT 363Introduction to Microelectronics3
ELCT 510Photovoltaic Materials and Devices3
Total Credit Hours6

For Interest in Electric Power or Electric Utility Industries

Course Title Credits
ELCT 331Control Systems3
ELCT 551Power Systems Design and Analysis3
Total Credit Hours6

For Interest in Power Electronics, Power Conversion, Electrical Propulsion, and Actuation for Automobiles, Aircraft, Robotics

Course Title Credits
ELCT 331Control Systems3
ELCT 572Power Electronics3
Total Credit Hours6

For Interest in Wireless Data Communications and Microwave Electronics 

Course Title Credits
ELCT 361Electromagnetics3
ELCT 564RF Circuit Design for Wireless Communications3
Total Credit Hours6

For Interest in Semiconductor Devices or Optoelectronics Devices or Sensors

Course Title Credits
ELCT 363Introduction to Microelectronics3
ELCT 563Semiconductor Electronic Devices3
Total Credit Hours6