Electives

Professional and technical electives are an integral part of the ECE major curriculum. They allow students course flexibility as well as the unique opportunity to tailor their major to their personal interests and professional goals.

 

Acceptable electives per major:

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 2018 | 2017 | pre-2017

ENGINEERING PHYSICS, EE & SOCIETY 2018 | 2017 | pre-2017

COMPUTER ENGINEERING 2018 | 2017

 

How many electives am I required to take? This depends on when you entered UC San Diego. Please see the tables below:

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Year

PROFESSIONAL

TECHNICAL

2013

3

4*

2014

3

4

2015

3

4

2016

3

4

2017

2

Contingent on DEPTH

2018

2

Contingent on DEPTH

*one of these Tech. Electives is to replace ECE 108 which has been discontinued

 

ENGINEERING PHYSICS

Year

PROFESSIONAL

TECHNICAL

2013

3

2*

2014-current

3

2

*one of these Tech. Electives is to replace ECE 108 which has been discontinued

 

EE & SOCIETY

Year

PROFESSIONAL

TECHNICAL

2013

Not required

3

2014-current

Not required

4

 

Computer Engineering majors must take 7 Electives: ECE 111, five CSE/ECE Electives and one Technical Elective.

COMPUTER ENGINEERING

REQUIRED

ELECTIVE

CSE/ECE ELECTIVES

TECHNICAL

ECE 111

5

1

 

All courses used to satisfy major requirements must be taken for a letter grade and passed with a C- or better. The only exceptions are Special Studies courses (197,198, and 199) which are designed as P/NP.