Degree Requirements (Effective Autumn 2012)

All students who enter the BSEE program in Autumn 2012 or after must complete these  requirements to earn their degree. 

Core Courses (60 credits)

  • B EE 215 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering (5)
  • B EE 233 Circuit Theory (5)
  • B EE 235 Continuous Time Linear Systems (5)
  • B EE 271 Digital Circuits and Systems (5)
  • B EE 331 Devices and Circuits I (5)
  • B EE 332 Devices and Circuits II (5)
  • B EE 341 Discrete Time Linear Systems (5)
  • B EE 361 Applied Electrodynamics (5)
  • B EE 371 The Business of Technology (5)
  • B EE 425 Microprocessor System Design (5)
  • B EE 495 Design Capstone I (2)
  • B EE 496 Design Capstone II (3)

Electives (15 credits from the following list; a combined maximum of 10 credits of B EE 490, B EE 498, and B EE 499 may be counted toward the 15 credit requirement):

  • BEE 381 Introduction to Electric Power Generation (5)
  • B EE 417 Digital Communication (5)
  • B EE 433 Electronic Circuit Design (5)
  • BEE 436 Biomedical Instrumentation I (5)
  • BEE 437 Biomedical Instrumentation II (5)
  • BEE 440 Electronic Test and Measurement (5)
  • B EE 442 Digital Signal Processing (5)
  • BEE 445 Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing (5)
  • BEE 447 Introduction to Control Systems (5)
  • BEE 450 Introduction to Power Electronics (5)
  • BEE 451 Introduction to MEMS (5)
  • BEE 454 Introduction to RF and Microwave Engineering (5)
  • BEE 455 Introduction to Electrical Machines and Drives (5)
  • BEE 477 Power System Fundamentals (5)
  • BEE 478 Power System Analysis (5)
  • B EE 482 Semiconductor Devices (5)
  • B EE 484 Sensors and Sensor Systems (5)
  • BEE 486 Fundamentals of Integrated Circuit Technology (5)
  • B EE 490 Special Topics in Electrical Engineering (1-5, max. 10)
  • B EE 498 Undergraduate Research in Electrical Engineering (2-5, max. 10)
  • B EE 499 Independent Study in Electrical Engineering (2-5, max. 10)

 Foundational Courses (75 credits)

  • STMATH 124 Calculus I (5)*
  • STMATH 125 Calculus II (5)*
  • STMATH 126 Calculus III (5)*
  • STMATH 307 Differential Equations (5)
  • STMATH 308 Matrix Algebra (5)
  • STMATH 324 Multivariate Calculus (5)
  • STMATH 390 Probability & Statistics in Engineering (5)
  • B CHEM 142 – General Chemistry (5)* OR
    B CHEM 143/44 -- General Chemistry I (6)*
  • B PHYS 121 Mechanics (formerly B CUSP 149; 5)*
  • B PHYS 122 Electromagnetism & Oscillatory Motion (formerly B CUSP 150; 5)*
  • B PHYS 123 Waves (formerly B CUSP 151; 5)
  • B WRIT 101 Composition (5)*
  • B WRIT 135 Research Writing (5)
  • CSS 301 Technical Writing for Computing Professionals (5)
  • CSS 132 Computer Programming for Engineers I (5)
  • CSS 133 Computer Programming for Engineers II (5)

Additional UW Bothell and/or transfer credits to fulfill general education requirements and complete a total of 180 credits.

* Prerequisite courses. Please see the prerequisite page for further information.

Graduation Policies

In order to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from UW Bothell, students are required to complete the above stated requirements (totaling 180 credits) with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. Students must earn a 2.0 or higher in all required courses for them to count towards the BSEE degree requirements. Only 10 credits of 200 level B EE electives may count towards the BSEE elective requirement. In addition, students must meet all University of Washington Bothell graduation requirements.

Resources for Current BSEE Students

Advising

Please contact the STEM office by phone at 425-352-3746, by e-mail at STEMADV@uw.edu, or by stopping by UWBB 210 to make an appointment.

Course Descriptions

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