Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering

Below is a sample curriculum for an average student entering Colorado School of Mines and studying for a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.

You may also want to view the Current Electrical Engineering Flowchart.

Freshman
Fall sem.hrs
CHGN121 PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I 4.0
GEGN101 EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS, CBEN 110, CSCI 101, CHGN 122, or CHGN 125 (Distributed Science 1. May not use both CHGN122 and 125) 4.0
MATH111 CALCULUS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS I 4.0
LAIS100 NATURE AND HUMAN VALUES 4.0
CSM101 FRESHMAN SUCCESS SEMINAR 0.5
PAGN Elective PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COURSE 0.5
17.0
Spring sem.hrs
MATH112 CALCULUS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS II 4.0
EPIC151 DESIGN (EPICS) I 3.0
PHGN100 PHYSICS I - MECHANICS 4.5
CSCI101 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE, CBEN 110, GEGN 101, CHGN 122, or CHGN 125 (Distributed Science 2. May not use both CHGN122 and CHGN125) 3.0
PAGN Elective PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COURSE 0.5
15.0
Sophomore
Fall sem.hrs
LAIS200 HUMAN SYSTEMS 3.0
MATH213 CALCULUS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS III 4.0
PHGN200 PHYSICS II-ELECTROMAGNETISM AND OPTICS 4.5
CSCI261 PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS 3.0
PAGN Elective PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COURSE 0.5
15.0
Spring sem.hrs
MATH225 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 3.0
EBGN201 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS 3.0
EENG284 DIGITAL LOGIC 4.0
EENG282 ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS 4.0
PAGN Elective PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COURSE 0.5
14.5
Junior
Fall sem.hrs
MATH332 LINEAR ALGEBRA 3.0
MEGN361 THERMODYNAMICS I or CEEN 241 3.0
EENG307 INTRODUCTION TO FEEDBACK CONTROL SYSTEMS 3.0
EENG310 INFORMATION SYSTEMS SCIENCE I 4.0
EENG383 MICROCOMPUTER ARCHITECTURE AND INTERFACING 4.0
17.0
Spring sem.hrs
EENG385 ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND CIRCUITS 4.0
EENG386 FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGINEERING ELECTROMAGNETICS 3.0
EENG389 FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRIC MACHINERY 4.0
EENG311 INFORMATION SYSTEMS SCIENCE II 3.0
14.0
Summer sem.hrs
EENG334 ENGINEERING FIELD SESSION, ELECTRICAL 3.0
3.0
Senior
Fall sem.hrs
LAIS/EBGN H&SS RESTRICTED ELECTIVE I 3.0
LAIS/EBGN H&SS RESTRICTED ELECTIVE II 3.0
EENG450 SYSTEMS EXPLORATION AND ENGINEERING DESIGN LAB 1.0
EGGN491 SENIOR DESIGN I 3.0
ELEC Elective ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING ELECTIVE* 3.0
ELEC Elective ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING ELECTIVE* 3.0
16.0
Spring sem.hrs
LAIS/EBGN H&SS RESTRICTED ELECTIVE III 3.0
EGGN492 SENIOR DESIGN II 3.0
ELEC Elective ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING ELECTIVE* 3.0
FREE FREE ELECTIVE 3.0
FREE FREE ELECTIVE 3.0
FREE FREE ELECTIVE 3.0
18.0
Total Semester Hrs: 129.5

* Electrical Engineering students are required to take three Electrical Engineering Electives from the following list:

Electrical Engineering Electives:

CEEN405 NUMERICAL METHODS FOR ENGINEERS 3.0
CSCI410 ELEMENTS OF COMPUTING SYSTEMS 3.0
CSCI341 COMPUTER ORGANIZATION 3.0
CSCI440 PARALLEL COMPUTING FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS 3.0
EENG411 DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING 3.0
EENG413 ANALOG AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS 4.0
EENG417 MODERN CONTROL DESIGN 3.0
EENG470 INTRODUCTION TO HIGH POWER ELECTRONICS 3.0
EENG472 PRACTICAL DESIGN OF SMALL RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS 3.0
EENG480 POWER SYSTEMS ANALYSIS 3.0
EENG481 ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF ADVANCED ENERGY SYSTEMS 3.0
EENG489 COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN ENERGY SYSTEMS AND POWER ELECTRONICS 3.0
MATH334 INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY 3.0
MATH335 INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS 3.0
MATH455 PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 3.0
MEGN330 INTRODUCTION TO BIOMECHANICAL ENGINEERING 3.0
MEGN441 INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS 3.0
PHGN300 PHYSICS III-MODERN PHYSICS I 3.0
PHGN320 MODERN PHYSICS II: BASICS OF QUANTUM MECHANICS 4.0
PHGN435 INTERDISCIPLINARY MICROELECTRONICS PROCESSING LABORATORY 3.0
PHGN440 SOLID STATE PHYSICS 3.0
PHGN441 SOLID STATE PHYSICS APPLICATIONS AND PHENOMENA 3.0
PHGN462 ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES AND OPTICAL PHYSICS 3.0

*Additional EENG 400 level and graduate level classes taught in the EE department can be considered as tech electives. Talk to your advisor for further guidance. 300 level or higher courses from other departments can be considered by the Department Head.

So as not to confuse or mislead, this information simply represents a sample curriculum. If there are any discrepancies between this information and other sources, the final authority is the catalog (or bulletin) published the year the student entered CSM.

Flowchart and Worksheet

If you prefer a hardcopy version of the information provided above, we do have a list of flowcharts along with a worksheet for you to track your classes as completed.

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