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Electrical Engineering Degree

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineering focuses on the fundamental knowledge and skills associated with the electrical or computer engineering professions. Study this diverse field in the Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from CTU. You can work to develop both a strong technical background as well as analytical, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills that are designed to help you contribute in professional environments. From small electronic devices and smartphones to supercomputers, you can work to prepare for various fields of electrical engineering and the high-tech industry.

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program at the CTU Colorado Springs campus is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. https://www.abet.org/.

At CTU, students come first. Our flexible online course schedules are designed to help you build a class schedule around your schedule. And with grants and scholarships available for those who qualify, a degree from CTU can be both achievable and affordable. Learn more below or fill out the form to speak with an admissions advisor.

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CTU’s Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program at the CTU Colorado Springs campus is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Enrollment and Graduation Data

CLASSES START

  • January 25, 2022
  • March 01, 2022
  • April 12, 2022

TOTAL CREDITS

190.5

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Colorado Springs

Program Details

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  • Program Overview

    The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree program is a 190.5-credit-hour program offered on the Colorado Springs campus. The program includes 69.5 credit hours of general education courses and 8 credit hours of electives. It also includes 113 credit hours devoted to the electrical engineering core, which are designed to provide instruction in the design, development, and testing of electrical equipment from small embedded systems to supercomputers.

    The program is designed to provide students with a strong technical background as well as the opportunity to develop analytical, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills that help them prepare to contribute as professionals to a variety of engineering roles. This may include working with equipment ranging from small electronic devices and smart phones to supercomputers, within the various fields of electrical engineering and the high-tech industry. The program emphasizes that graduates of Electrical Engineering will be committed to professional development and lifelong learning by engaging in professional or graduate education in order to stay current in their field and achieve continued professional growth.

    This program does not lead to additional licensure or certification.  As such, CTU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.

    College of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology Mission Statement

    Through innovative industry-current curricula and technology-enabled student-centered teaching, the College of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology empowers students to become motivated, creative, ethical, and skillful professionals who can resolve challenges in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, and Information Technology in order to meet the needs of the digital economy.

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: Preparatory
    Credits
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    MATH112 Analytic College Algebra 4.5
    MATH114 Analytic Trigonometry 4.5
    MATH116 Foundations for Calculus 4.5
    Courses: General Education
    Credits
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    CHE105 Introduction to Chemistry 5
    COMS105 Interpersonal Communications 4.5
    ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics 4.5
    ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5
    HUMN250 World Values and Cultures 4.5
    HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5
    MATH205 Differential Calculus 5
    MATH207 Integral Calculus 5
    MATH304 Linear Algebra 4
    PHIL101 Introduction to Ethics 4.5
    PHY211 Physics I - Mechanics 5
    PHY212 Physics II – Heat, Light and Sound 5
     
    PSYC102 Introductory Psychology 4.5
    or
    SOCL102 Introductory Sociology 4.5
     
    UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5
    or
    HUMNELE Humanities Elective 4.5
    Total Credit Hours: 69.5
    Courses: Core
    Credits
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    CS104 Problem Solving Concepts With C++ 4
    CS115 Programming With C++ 4
    EE110 Introduction to Engineering 4
    EE221 Circuit Analysis I 5
    EE252 Digital Design I 5
    EE312 Embedded Microcontrollers 5
    EE325 CMOS Design 5
    EE331 Circuit Analysis II 5
    EE335 Advanced Engineering Mathematics 5
    EE341 Advanced Circuit Analysis 5
    EE343 Signals and Systems 4
    EE352 Digital Design II 5
    EE375 Electronic Design I 5
    EE395 Electronic Design II 5
    EE415 Advanced Electronic Design 5
    EE443 Communication Systems I 4
    EE463 Communications Systems II 4
    EE486 Impact of Global Issues on Design 2
    EE490 Product Design I 4
    EE491 Product Design II 4
    MATH302 Differential Equations 5
    MATH366 Probability and Statistics 5
    PHY340 Electromagnetics 5
    PHY350 Solid State Physics 5
    Total Credit Hours: 109
    Courses: Electives
    Credits
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    Select 3 courses for a total of 12 credits from the list of Senior level EE elective coursesCourse 12
    Elective Choices:
    Credits
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    EE472 Advanced Digital System Design 4
    EE473 Communication System Design 4
    EE474 Controls Systems Design 4
    EE475 Advanced Electronic Systems Design 4
    EE477 Power Systems Design 4
    EE479 Advanced Systems Design (System Design Continuation) 4

    Total Credit Hours: 190.5

  • Accreditations and Alignments

    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.

     

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