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2007-08 Undergraduate Catalog

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Electrical Engineering
Description of the Major
Electrical engineering emphasizes development of the transmission and utilization of electric energy and intelligence. Electrical engineers design products and systems that meet the needs of today and tomorrow's electrical and electronic systems. You will be able to design communication systems; design the electronic components that run computers, motor vehicles, TVs, stereo systems and robots for automated factories; design aircraft and spacecraft control systems; design utility and industrial power systems; and design biological and biomedical systems.

This is a nationally accredited ABET program.
Additional information is available from your major's website.
Before Graduating You Must
  • Pass an assessment by two or more faculty and/or industry practitioners of performance on a major design experience.
  • Pass assessment in two courses of individual assignments targeted to each learning outcome. Assessment will be provided by the instructor of the course according to department standards.
  • Complete an exit interview in your final semester.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering principles to electrical engineering problems.
  2. Design and conduct electrical engineering experiments, analyzing and interpreting the data.
  3. Design an electrical engineering system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability constraints.
  4. Communicate technical data and design information effectively in writing and in speech to other electrical engineers.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
EEL 3135 X      
EEL 3304C   X X X
EEL 3472 X      
EEL 4914C   X X X

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