To enable students to gain a high level of expertise in specific subject areas, from embedded circuit systems to sensors and devices, BSEE students select one of 15 concentration areas, each of which culminates with a significant capstone design project. Although only one concentration area is required, students may complete more than one.
Below is an example collection of courses for BSEE degree requirement. Course requirements and scheduling change based on prior academic classes and concentration selection. Please review the Department of Engineering BSEE degree requirements for in-depth information. The full list of EE courses can be found on the UW Course Catalog. For additional information on the EE concentration areas, view the EE Concentration Chart.
EE-215Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering4 creditsEither MATH 136, or MATH 126 and either MATH 307 or AMATH 351, either of which may be taken concurrently; PHYS 122. Offered: AWSpS.UW Course CatalogABET Sheet
EE-235Continuous Time Linear Systems5 creditsEither MATH 136, MATH 307, or AMATH 351, any of which may be taken concurrently; PHYS 122; either CSE 142 or CSE 143, either of which may be taken concurrently. Offered: AWSp.UW Course CatalogABET Sheet
EE-418Network Security and Cryptography3 creditsMATH 308; either MATH 390, STAT 390, or IND E 315. Offered: A.UW Course CatalogABET Sheet
EE-425Laboratory Methods in Synthetic Biology4 creditsEither BIOEN 423, E E 423, or CSE 486; either CHEM 142, CHEM 144, or CHEM 145. Offered: jointly with BIOEN 425/CSE 488; W.UW Course CatalogABET Sheet