The requirement for the degree is 128 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.
Electrical and Computer Engineering Electives (16 units)
Students must fulfill a minimum requirement of 16 units of adviser-approved upper division elective courses in electrical engineering. Of these 16 units, 3-4 units must be selected from the following list of capstone design courses:
†Students may use EE 492a and EE 492b Undergraduate Project 2+2 units or EE 494a and EE 494b Undergraduate Thesis 2+2 units to satisfy the capstone design requirement.
Free Electives (15 units)
Free elective courses are used to complete the university minimum 128-unit requirement. Students are encouraged to investigate minor options when satisfying this requirement.
Total units: 128
*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.