School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Undergraduate Electrical Engineering Requirements

The bachelor of science in electrical engineering curriculum includes a solid foundation in mathematics and sciences, 38 credits of required core electrical engineering courses, and 15 credits of elective courses that allow a student to specialize in one area of electrical engineering or take various courses for breadth of knowledge.

Certifying into the major

Students join the program in their freshman year pre-certified. Certification into the electrical engineering degree program is a formal acceptance to pursue a professional academic training program. Students who have completed 30 semester hours, including the prerequisite courses that are listed in the WSU catalog, may apply for certification, which is based on cumulative grade point average and courses taken.

Sample Courses

  • Design of Logic Circuits
  • Microprocessor Systems
  • Electrical Circuits I and II
  • Electronics
  • Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
  • Electrical Engineering Laboratory
  • Power systems
  • Signals and systems

Transfer Information

To certify your major in the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, you will need to complete specific prerequisite courses. Use our list of transfer equivalencies to make sure you take the right transfer courses at your current college. Also check out the University’s transfer student guide for more information on transferring to WSU.

Graduation requirements

See the WSU Catalog  for degree requirements and talk with your academic advisor about planning and scheduling your courses. All students must meet requirements as outlined in the catalog in order to graduate.