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Electrical Engineering (BS)

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  • Program Prerequisite: Not required.
  • Minor: Not required.
  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in all EE and support courses is required for this major (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable). Students must have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher to graduate.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 122 credit hours is required for graduation.

Electrical Engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the design and development of electronic devices and systems such as computers, telecommunications and controls. The Electrical Engineering Program offers courses in basic analog and digital circuits, microelectronic systems, electromagnetics, embedded systems, and signal processing. An internship, which gives students engineering work experience, is also part of the program. In the senior year, students complete a two-semester capstone project that integrates their course work. The program prepares graduates to enter engineering industry or pursue advanced studies in the discipline.

Program Educational Objectives

Educational objectives are the career and life accomplishments that the program prepares graduates
to achieve within a few years after graduation. The educational objectives of the WSU Electrical
Engineering Program are to produce graduates that are able to:

  • Design and develop electrical systems.
  • Effectively communicate technical information and participate in a team environment. 
  • Engage in life-long learning through continuing education and industrial practice.
  • Demonstrate professional ethics and social awareness.


The Weber State University Electrical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.


All Electrical Engineering students are required to meet with their faculty advisor at least annually for course and program advisement.  Please call the department secretary at 801-626-6898 for the name of your advisor and to schedule an appointment.  Individual student records are accessible through the WSU Home Page.

Admission Requirements

See the faculty advisor or department secretary to declare your program of study (major). 

Departmental Honors

For information on Departmental Honors, please see the Department of Engineering website at http://www.weber.edu/engineering/ or the Honors Program .

General Education

Refer to Degree and General Education Requirements  for Bachelor of Science degrees. Consult with your advisor and refer to the major requirements below for specific general education courses required.

Major Course Requirements for EE BS Degree

Electrical Engineering Elective Courses (6 credit hours)

Select 6 credit hours from the following 4000 level courses

General Education Courses Required (40-43 credit hours)

Course Requirements for EE Major Second BS Degree

Students that have completed a BS EET from a TAC ABET accredited program are required to take the following courses to obtain a BS in Electrical Engineering.


This assumes all prerequisite and University residency hours have been met. Refer to Second Bachelor’s Degree under Graduation in the Academic Information  section of this catalog.

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