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Electrical Engineering, B.S.


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Total Electrical Engineering Credits: 120

Electrical Engineering Program Description


Electrical Engineering is a high-quality program focused on education, professional development and research.  The program is interdisciplinary and encompasses a range of disciplines including, engineering, science, and mathematics. The program educates students in the fundamental core of Electrical Engineering with concentrations in Control Systems, Digital & Hybrid Systems, Electrodynamics, Magnetics and Semiconductors.

Electrical Engineering Program Mission/Purpose Statement


Consistent with the stated mission of the Florida Polytechnic University, the mission of the Electrical Engineering program is to prepare its graduates for a rapidly changing engineering field. The faculty of the Electrical Engineering program strives to educate and train the students in a technically sound and challenging manner in order to achieve the following educational purpose:

  • Prepare students with a strong and competitive foundation in general Electrical Engineering
  • Provide quality learning experience and focused training on the current advances in Control Systems, Digital & Hybrid Systems, Electrodynamics, Magnetics and Semiconductors
  • Produce graduates who will pursue life-long learning and professional development

Florida Common Prerequisites:


  • Students who started as freshman at FPU (native students) must complete general education requirements and the following courses to enter the degree program as a junior:

     

  • CHM 2045 - Chemistry 1 Credits: 3
  • CHM 2045L - Chemistry 1 Laboratory Credits: 1
  • EEL 3111c - Circuits 1 Credits: 4
  • EEL 3112c - Circuits 2 Credits: 3
  • MAC 2311 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus 1 Credits: 4
  • MAC 2312 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus 2 Credits: 4
  • MAC 2313 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus 3 Credits: 4
  • MAP 2302 - Differential Equations Credits: 3
  • PHY 2048 - Physics 1 Credits: 3
  • PHY 2048L - Physics 1 Laboratory Credits: 1
  • PHY 2049 - Physics 2 Credits: 3
  • PHY 2049L - Physics 2 Laboratory Credits: 1
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    Transfer students must meet general education requirements and satisfy the following Florida State Common Prerequisites to enter the degree program as a junior:

     

    • CHM X045 - Chemistry 1 & CHM X045L

                 or CHM X045C

                 or CHS X440/X440L(1)

                 or CHS X440/CHM X045L(1)

    • MAC X311 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus 1

                 or MAC X281

    • MAC X311 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus 2

                 or MAC X282 

    • MAC X313 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus 3

                  or MAC X282    

    • MAP X302 - Differential Equations

                  or MAP X305

    •   PHY X048 - Physics 1

                 or PHY X048C

                 or PHY X043/X048L

                 or PHY X053/X053L

    • PHY X049 - Physics 2

                 or PHY X049C

                 or PHY X044/X049L

                 or PHY X054/X054L

    • EEL 3111c - Circuits 1

                or EELX111/X117L

    • EEL 3112c - Circuits 2

    (1)  CHS440 only if the course is 4 credit hours including lab

     

    FOR ALL MAJORS: Students are strongly encouraged to select required lower division electives that will enhance their general education coursework and that will support their intended baccalaureate degree program.  Students should consult with an academic adviser in their major degree area.

General Education


Stem Core:


All FLPoly students take these courses.

Total STEM Core Credit: 16


Engineering Core:


These courses provide a foundation in Engineering.  All engineering students will take these courses.

Total Engineering Core Credits: 7


Total Electrical Engineering Core Credits: 31


Concentration Core:


Total Concentration Core Credits: 24


Total Concentration Core Credits: 24


Electrodynamics


Total Concentration Core Credits: 24


Magnetics


Total Concentration Core Credits: 24


Semiconductors


Total Concentration Core Credits: 24


Learning Compact


Florida Polytechnic University’s Academic Learning Compact describes what students, who follow the major’s study plan, will know and be able to do. These are listed as core student learning outcomes.

College: Engineering
Program: Electrical Engineering
Purpose of the Program:

Electrical Engineering is a high-quality program focused on education, professional development and research.  The program is interdisciplinary and encompasses a range of disciplines including, engineering, science, and mathematics. The program educates students in the fundamental core of electrical engineering with concentrations in Control Systems, Digital & Hybrid Systems, Electrodynamics, Magnetics and Semiconductors.

Graduate will know and be able to do:
  • Prepare students with a strong and competitive foundation in general electrical engineering.
  • Provide quality learning experience and focused training on the current advances in Control Systems, Digital & Hybrid Systems, Electrodynamics, Magnetics and Semiconductors
  • To produce graduates who will pursue life-long learning and professional development.

Core Learning Outcomes:

Student Learning Outcomes:
The Outcomes Involve These Skills:
Upon completion of the Electrical Engineering Degree in the College of Engineering, students will possess the: Content Critical Thinking Communication
Demonstrate scientific, engineering and mathematical knowledge to solve and analyze electrical engineering problems. X    
Demonstrate proficiency in electrical engineering for electrical system or device design, simulation, characterization and analysis capabilities.   X  
Recognize the ethical, environmental, legal, private, and social implications pertinent to electrical engineering.   X  
Exhibit knowledge by presentations and reports in different aspects of program concentrations including Control Systems, Digital & Hybrid Systems, Semiconductors and Magnetics.     X

 

 

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