Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree program is designed to prepare graduates to enter this diverse engineering discipline so crucial to our world today. From global positioning technology that can track the location of a vehicle, to sub-micron, integrated circuit (IC) chips that power today’s wireless technologies, electrical engineers are responsible for some of the world’s most exciting technological breakthroughs.

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
CTU’s Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program at the CTU Colorado Springs campus is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

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Program Details

Program Outline
  • Program Outline

    The educational objectives of the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Program are to provide graduates with:

    1. discipline and expertise to a sufficient degree to be productive, entry-level electrical engineers within the industry
    2. the academic preparation for entry into the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program.
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    Degree Requirements

    Courses: Preparatory
    CS104Problem Solving Concepts With C++4
    MATH112Analytic College Algebra4.5
    MATH114Analytic Trigonometry4.5
    MATH116Foundations for Calculus4.5
    Courses: General Education
    CHE105Introduction to Chemistry5
    ECON210Principles of Macroeconomics4.5
    ENGL101Composition and Critical Thinking4.5
    ENGL103Composition: Writing and Research4.5
    COMS201Technical and Professional Writing4.5
    HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century4.5
    UNIV104Academic and Career Success4.5
    HUMNELEHumanities Elective4.5
    LITR201Literature: A Reflection of Life4.5
    HUMN201Introduction to the Fine Arts I4.5
    MATH205Differential Calculus5
    MATH207Integral Calculus5
    MATH304Linear Algebra4
    PHIL306Ethics for the Information Age4.5
    PHY211Physics I - Mechanics5
    PHY212Physics II – Heat, Light and Sound5
    PSYC102Introductory Psychology4.5
    SOCL102Introductory Sociology4.5
    Total Credit Hours:69.5
    Courses: Core
    CE242Computer Architecture4
    CS115Programming With C++4
    EE110Introduction to Engineering4
    EE221Circuit Analysis I5
    EE252Digital Design I5
    EE312Embedded Microcontrollers5
    EE325CMOS Design5
    EE331Circuit Analysis II5
    EE335Advanced Engineering Mathematics5
    EE341Advanced Circuit Analysis5
    EE343Signals and Systems4
    EE352Digital Design II5
    EE375Electronic Design I5
    EE395Electronic Design II5
    EE415Advanced Electronic Design5
    EE443Communication Systems I4
    EE463Communications Systems II4
    EE486Impact of Global Issues on Design2
    EE490Product Design I4
    EE491Product Design II4
    EM200Introduction to Website Development4
    MATH302Differential Equations5
    MATH366Probability and Statistics5
    PHY350Solid State Physics5
    Total Credit Hours:113
    Courses: Electives
    ELESelect two courses, for a total of 8 credits, from the list of Senior level EE elective courses8
    Elective Choices:
    EE472Advanced Digital System Design4
    EE473Communication System Design4
    EE474Controls Systems Design4
    EE475Advanced Electronic Systems Design4
    EE476Systems Design (Special Topic)4
    EE477Power Systems Design4
    EE479Advanced Systems Design (System Design Continuation)4
    EE495Advanced Research and Study in Electrical Engineering1-6
    EE499Special Topics in Electrical Engineering1-6

    Total Credit Hours: 190.5

    The BSEE program at the CTU Colorado Springs campus is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 – telephone: (410) 347-7700.

  • Outcomes

    If you want to achieve more in your career, you have to own every opportunity— starting with the right bachelor’s degree. Potential career paths for those who earn a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree include:1

    • Electrical Engineer
    • Engineering Manager
    • Electronics Engineer
    • Controls Engineer
    • RF Engineer
    • Electrical Design Engineer
    • Engineering Project Manager
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Colorado Springs - Graduation Rate

The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2009 and 10/15/2009 who completed within 150% of the normal time period: 27%

This Graduation Rate includes both Colorado Springs and Pueblo campus locations.

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