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    University of Southern California
  Feb 20, 2018
USC Catalogue 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrical Engineering (BS)

The requirement for the degree is 131 units. A cumulative grade point average of C (2.0) is required for all courses taken at USC as well as all upper-division courses applied toward the major, regardless of the department in which the courses are taken. See also the common requirements  for undergraduate degrees section.

General Education

General education  Units: 24

Pre-Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Major Electives

See requirements for graduation Units: 28

Total units: 131

*MATH 129  and MATH 229  is the preferred calculus sequence for electrical engineering students. Students advised to begin with MATH 125  as a prerequisite to MATH 129  have 4 fewer units of free electives in their programs.

**Satisfies GE requirement.

***Students enrolled in the progressive degree program may take EE 503  (4) to satisfy this requirement.



Requirements for Graduation: Engineering Electives

Entry-Level Electives

Students are required to take four entry-level electives from the following list:

Advanced Electives

Students must fulfill a minimum requirement of three 400-level elective courses in electrical engineering. Of these, one must be a capstone design course from the following list:

Free Electives

Free elective courses that complete the 28-unit elective requirement are to be chosen in consultation with the student's academic adviser. Students are encouraged to pursue minor options when satisfying this requirement.