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Special Content Courses for the BSEE

Students are limited to no more than 6 credit hours of Special Content Courses towards the 47 credit hours of ECE courses required for the BSEE. Credits in excess of this may be used as Complementary Electives. In general, seminars (excluding ECE 20000 and ECE 40000), survey courses, project courses, and informal laboratory courses are considered to be Special Content Courses. A complete list of these courses, as approved by the ECE Curriculum Committee, is given below.

ECE 495M - Mobile Communications Project - Spring 2004, Fall 2004
ECE 495M - Mobile Communications Project - Fall 2002, Spring 2003, Fall 2003
ECE 495W - The Wireless Revolution - Spring 2004, Fall 2004
ECE 595T - Psychophysics for Interface Engineering - Fall 2000, Fall 2001, Fall 2002

The following restrictions apply to all Special Content courses:

  • No more than a combined total of 6 credit hours of these special content courses may be used to satisfy the ECE course requirement of 47 credit hours for the BSEE degree. Excess hours can be used as Complementary Electives.
  • Three (3) credits of EE490 used to satisfy the BSEE Senior Design requirement are excluded from the above limit.
  • No more than two (2) credit hours of "Informal Laboratories" may be used to satisfy the ECE Laboratory Requirement for the BSEE degree. By definition, the courses with laboratory credit listed above are "Informal Laboratories".