Jul 19, 2024  
General Catalog 2023-2024 
General Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrical Engineering, B.S.

Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements

Major Requirements (71 units) and Additional Requirements (38-40 units)

Other Degree Requirements

In addition to the major program requirements, every student must also complete the University’s baccalaureate degree requirements such as:

  • American Government and Institutions (PLSI 2 )
  • General Education Requirements (48 units) - Engineering Majors are exempt from G.E. Areas A3, C1, the third C1/C2, E1, and IC
  • Multicultural and International (MI) - Electrical Engineering majors are exempt from the MI requirement
  • Upper-division Writing
  • Sufficient Elective Units to Meet Required Total Units (varies); it is recommended that units in this area be utilized to complete a second major or minor.

A full description of the University’s graduation requirements can be found in the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements .

Total: 124 Units

*General Education, MI, and Upper-division Writing courses can be double counted with major requirements. These courses include MATH 75  (Area B4), CHEM 3A  (Area B1), BIOL 10  or BIOL 1A  (Area B2), PHIL 1  or PHIL 10  (Area C2), ECON 40  or ECON 50  (Area D2), ECE 186B  (Area IB), and ECE 118  (Area ID). See advisor for details. 

Advising Notes

  1. Courses in mathematics, the physical sciences, or engineering taken CR/NC are not counted toward fulfillment of degree requirements in electrical engineering.
  2. Electrical engineering majors might consider a math minor (see faculty advisor for details).
  3. All electrical engineering students must consult with their academic advisor at least once each year.
  4. ENGR 101  may be taken instead of MATH 81 .
  5. The prerequisites for ECE 186A  are ECE 102 , ECE 118 , ECE 124 , ECE 128 , ECE 128L ; one lab from ECE 119L , ECE 121L , ECE 134L , ECE 138L , ECE 155L ; and two courses from ECE 121 , ECE 134 , ECE 138 , ECE 155 .
  6. Students must enroll in and complete ECE 1  during the first two semesters of attendance at Fresno State.
  7. The following prerequisite courses must be completed with a letter grade of C or better: ECE 71 , ECE 72 , ECE 85 , ECE 85L , ECE 90 , ECE 90L .
  8. All prerequisites are enforced.