Electrical Engineering B.S.E.E.

Degree Requirements: 132 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
Area A1 - Communication Skills
Select 6 credit hours from Area A1 of the Core Curriculum6
Area A2 - Quantitative Skills
MATH   1441Calculus I 13
Area B - Global Engagement
Select 4 credit hours from Area B of the Core Curriculum4
Area C - Humanities, Fine Arts, and Ethics
Select 6 credit hours from Area C of the Core Curriculum6
Area D - Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology
PHYS   2211Principles of Physics I 34
Environmental Sciences with Lab 34
MATH   2242Calculus II 2,33
Area E - Social Sciences
Select 12 credit hours from Area E of the Core Curriculum12
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
CHEM   1147Comprehensive General Chemistry4
ENGR   1731Computing for Engineers3
ENGR   1732Program Design for Engineers3
MATH   2243Calculus III4
PHYS   2212Principles of Physics II4
Health and Physical Education Activities
HLTH   1520Healthful Living2
Physical Education Activities2
FYE   1220First-Year Seminar2
Specific Requirements
Carryover from Area A21
Carryover from Area D1
EENG   3337Power Systems Fundamentals3
ENGR   2341Introduction to Signal Processing4
MATH   3230Ordinary Differential Equations3
WRIT   2130Technical Communication3
Major Requirements
EENG   3230Electromagnetic Fields3
EENG   3241Electric Machines4
EENG   3335Circuit Analysis II w/Lab3
EENG   3340Microcontrollers4
EENG   3341Microelectronics w/lab4
EENG   3420Linear Systems2
EENG   3421Advanced Engineering Analysis2
EENG   4620Senior Project I2
EENG   4621Senior Project II2
EENG   5431Control Systems3
EENG   5540Communication Systems4
ENGR   2323Digital Design Lab2
ENGR   2332Introduction to Computer Engineering3
ENGR   2334Circuit Analysis3
ENGR   3310Circuit Analysis Lab1
Select at least 6 credit hours from the following Electrical Engineering courses:6
Directed Study in Electrical Engineering
Selected Topics in Electrical Engineering
Power Systems Protection
Power Electronics
Robotic Systems Design
Computer Systems Design
Programmable Logic Controllers
Digital Communications
Wireless Communications
Optical Fiber Communications
Smart Antennas
Special Problems in Electrical Engineering
Free Elective
Select 3 credit hours of Free Electives3
Total Credit Hours132

While Calculus I (MATH 1441) is 4 credit hours, only 3 credit hours will count toward fulfilling Area A2. The remaining credit hour will be applied toward Specific Requirements.  


While Calculus II (MATH   2242) is 4 credit hours, only 3 credit hours will count toward fulfilling Area D. The remaining credit hour will be applied toward Specific Requirements.  


The listed courses are recommended in Area D

Other Program Requirements

  • At least 33 credit hours of approved upper division Engineering credits must be earned at Georgia Southern.
  • A grade of “C” or better is required for all ENGR and EENG courses and their corresponding co-requisites and pre-requisites.

Honors in Electrical Engineering

To graduate with Honors in Electrical Engineering a student must:

  • Be admitted to the University Honors Program
  • Complete a capstone project in EENG 4610H and EENG 4621H
  • Maintain a 3.3 institution grade point average, including a 3.5 minimum GPA in all major courses applied towards graduation


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