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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrical Engineering Major (BS) [ABET Certified]

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Program Declaration

Upon admission to the University or completion of an Undergraduate Program Add/Change form .

Prospective engineering majors must meet certain academic criteria for acceptance into the major. Exact criteria differs depending on student status, but includes GPA and performance in math and science courses. Interested current students should seek advising before attempting to declare.

Degree Requirements

If this is the student’s only or primary major, the degree requirements below must be completed for graduation. See graduation requirements  for more information.



Major Requirements

Complete at least 98 credits from a minimum of 32 courses including six mathematics courses, four physics courses, one computer science course, two thematic electives, thirteen electrical engineering courses, four electrical and computer engineering electives, and two additional electives.

GPA: Engineering majors must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all courses applied toward the major
Pass/fail: No courses taken pass/fail may be applied toward the major except for one course in the thematic electives.
Residency: At least 30 credits of upper-level engineering courses must be completed at UMass Boston.
Minimum grade: No course with a grade below C- may be applied toward the major.

Course Requirements

Computer Science Course (3 to 4 Credits)

Thematic Electives (6 to 10 Credits)

Take two electives from the list below. Both electives must be in the same thematic area and only one thematic area may be applied toward the major.

Additional Electives (6 to 8 Credits)

Take two additional electives. Each elective can be an additional thematic elective in the same thematic area as the first two or additional ECE electives.

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