Electrical Engineering B.S.E.E.

Degree Requirements: 130 Credit Hours

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

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A-E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major18
Comprehensive General Chemistry
Computing for Engineers
Program Design for Engineers
Calculus III
Principles of Physics II
Specific Requirements 12
Carryover from Area A2 1
Carryover from Area D 2
Introduction to Signal Processing with Lab
Ordinary Differential Equations
Technical Communication
Major Requirements 45
Electromagnetic Fields
Electric Machines w/Lab
Power Systems Fundamentals
Circuit Analysis II with Lab
Microcontrollers with Lab
Microelectronics with Lab
Linear Systems
Advanced Engineering Analysis
Electrical and Computer Engineering Senior Capstone Design
Control Systems with Lab
Communication Systems with Lab
Digital Design Lab
Logic Circuit Design
Circuit Analysis I
Select at least 6 credit hours from the following Electrical Engineering courses:6
Directed Study in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Selected Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Nuclear Power System Fundamentals
Converters Control Techniques
Power Systems Protection with Lab
Power Electronics with Lab
Smart Grids Technology Fundamentals with Lab
Network Architecture and Protocols
Robotic Systems Design with Lab
Computer Systems Design with Lab
Programmable Logic Controllers with Lab
Machine Learning and Adaptive Control
Engineering Optimization Methods
Wireless Communications
Optical Fiber Communications
Electronic Warfare
Cybersecurity for Networked Electrical and Electronics Systems
Digital Communications with Lab
Antennas and Wireless Propagation with Lab
Special Problems in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Free Elective
Select 3 credit hours of Free Electives3
Total Credit Hours130

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 Honors College
  • Complete a capstone project in EENG   4640.
  • Maintain a 3.3 institution grade point average, including a 3.5 minimum GPA in all major courses applied towards graduation

Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's (ABM) Degree in Electrical Engineering: 

Admission Requirements

Regular Admission

For regular admission to the Accelerated Bachelor's to the Master's of Science in Electrical Engineering (ABM-MSEE) degree program, the applicant must have:

  1.  Current GS undergraduate student majoring in Electrical Engineering (EE).

  2. Completed at least 25 credit hours of undergraduate coursework in EE discipline including MATH 1441, MATH 2242, PHYS 2211K,  PHYS 2212K, ENGR 1731, ENGR 1732, and ENGR 2332.

  3. A 3.0 (4.0 scale) cumulative grade point average or higher on courses in undergraduate work.
  4. Students must maintain an Institutional (Georgia Southern) GPA of 2.75 or higher.

Provisional Admission

A student may be granted provisional admission based upon the recommendation of the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering Graduate Coordinator or department chair.

ABM Degree Requirements: (Thesis and Non-Thesis)

  • A minimum of 50% of courses for the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree must be taken at or above the 6000 level.
  • A student may use up to 9 credit hours of graduate-level courses offered within a single degree program in meeting the requirements of both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree.
  • An undergraduate student enrolled in graduate classes is limited to 6 credit hours of graduate coursework per semester.


Undergraduate Academic Advisement at Georgia Southern is provided to all degree-seeking undergraduate students by professional advisors. Academic Advisors are located on all three Georgia Southern University campuses. Students are required to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor at least once a semester. For more information visit the Academic Advisement catalog page.