Jan 22, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electrical Engineering, BS


Summary of Degree Units

University Graduation Requirements 18
Major Preparation 33
Major Requirements 69
Total 120

University Requirements for Graduation

Students must complete all residency, curriculum, unit, and GPA requirements as outlined in the Undergraduate Graduation Requirements  section of the Policies and Procedures .

Program Roadmaps

The 4-Year Roadmap is available online. Roadmaps should be used in consultation with the catalog and your advisor to identify additional requirements for completing the major (for example, course grade minimums). Associate Degrees (ADT) Pathways are also available online.

Major-Specific Graduation Requirements

All required courses in Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics require a “C-” or better to graduate.

General Education/American Institution Requirements

Courses that meet General Education/American Institution requirements are noted with area designation for required area. For legend please see General Education Attributes .

University Requirements (18 units)


Core Lower Division General Education (6 units)


Of the 39 units required by the university, 33 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Courses that meet GE Areas A1, A2, A3 or B4 must be passed with a “C-” or better to meet the requirement. Consult with major advisor for details.

Upper Division General Education


Of the 9 units required by the university, 9 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Consult with major advisor for details.

American Institutions (12 units)


  • American Studies 1A/1B option (D1 Waved): AMS 1A /AMS 1B , American Cultures (C1+C2+D2+D3+US123) 12 unit(s)
  • Humanities Honors (HUM 1A /HUM 1B , HUM 2A /HUM 2B  24 unit(s) offer larger integrated packages that meet this requirement. Consult major advisor for details.

Physical Education


The Physical Education requirement is waived for Electrical Engineering students.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement


At SJSU, students must pass both the SJSU Writing Skills Test (WST) and a 100W course. Exceptions to the GWAR may be found at Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR) .

A grade of C or better (C- not accepted) is required to meet graduation requirement.

Major Preparation (33 units)


Major Requirements (69 units)


All required courses in Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics require a “C-” or better to graduate.

Additional Required Courses (3 units)


Complete One Course From:

Approved Upper Division Electives (12 units)


Elective courses as approved by advisor.

Total Units Required (120 units)