Undergraduate Course Enrollment Updates

FALL 2020 Updates

All ECE courses in FA20 will have a remote component but some courses will have in-person options. For more detailed information how some ECE courses will be offered, please vist the link here

Course Updates
In-Person Courses Most ECE Undergraduate courses will be offered Remotely in FA20. However, the following course components will be offered In-Person: ECE 144 Lecture and Labs, ECE 148 Labs, ECE 155 Lecture and Labs, ECE 182 Lecture and ECE 196 Labs.  
ECE 5 All seats are held for incoming FA20 EE Freshman/Transfer students.  Current students must waitlist during 2nd pass.  Incoming students must waitlist during their initial registration and will be notified when they have been cleared to add in mid-August. If space becomes available after new student enrollment then we will open up the waitlist to current students in late-August.
ECE 25

All seats are held for incoming FA20 (EC27, EC28, EC37) Freshman/Transfer students.  Current students must waitlist during 2nd pass. A limited number of seats will be released after 2nd pass to EC27, EC28, EC37 majors who are waitlisted. Incoming students must waitlist during their initial registration and will be notified when they have been cleared to add in mid-August. After incoming students enroll, we will open up seats to any remaining students on the waitlist.

ECE 35 All seats are held for incoming FA20 (EC26, EC27, EC28, EC37, CS25, BE29) Transfer students. Current students must waitlist during 2nd pass. A limited number of seats will be released after 2nd pass to EC26, EC27, EC28, EC37, CS25, BE29  majors who are waitlisted. Make sure to check your @ucsd.edu  email account  for notifications from the ECE Department about enrollment in this course. Incoming students must waitlist during their initial registration and will be notified when they have been cleared to add in mid-August.  Non Majors: If space becomes available after new student enrollment then we will open up the waitlist to remaining students in late-August. 

ECE 143

Students who have completed the prerequisites will still need clearance to add.  Please submit your request through the Enrollment Authorization System (EASy). 
ECE 148

Introduction to Autonomous Vehicles (Silberman). Prerequisites: ECE15 or ECE 25 or MAE 3 or consent of the instructor. To enroll, The application will close on Wednesday, May 27th. Students will be notified through the EASy preauthorization system if they have been approved to add. 

ECE 166 The method of instruction for this course will be hybrid.  The course will be open to waitlist during 2nd Pass. A second section of ECE 166 may open to limit class size.  More details to follow.  
Graduate Level Courses Undergrads must submit an EASy request to enroll. EASy requests will be approved after ECE Graduate student enrollment is finalized. Please note that undergrads cannot be added to a graduate level course waitlist. Students will not be cleared to add until the first day of the quarter, with Professor approval and space availability in the course.

 

***Effective Spring 2016, Undergraduate students who do not have prerequisites in non-core ECE courses and want to enroll in a specific course, will need faculty approval through the online course pre-authorization system. 

Students will be cleared Week 10 to allow students who have completed prerequisites to enroll first.

Summer 2020 Updates

ECE 148  S220 Introduction to Autonomous Vehicles (Silberman). Prerequisites: ECE15 or ECE 25 or MAE 3 or consent of the instructor. To enroll, the application is now closed. Students will begin to be notified of approval starting the week of Monday, May 11th. Please note there will be an internal waitlist where students will be notified to add as students drop. Please continue to check your @ucsd email for updates in case you are selected from the waitlist. 

ECE 180 

S120

Smart Power Systems: Evaluations, Tools, and Actual Use Cases (Abi-Samra). This course covers the emerging changes to the energy systems and smart grid. It dives into the practical aspects of the technologies, design, policies, and implementation. Topics include: changing nature of transmission and distribution systems; smart grid applications and smart sensing; advanced metering infrastructure and energy management; microgrids and distributed energy resources. It presents actual case studies, examples along with the lessons learned from them and best practices. This course is highly recommended if you are ever will be seeking a job or graduate education in the field of power and energy.  Prerequisites: none. To enroll, please submit your request through the Enrollment Authorization System (EASy).

***Please note this course was offered in Summer Session 2, 2018 and 2019.  Students who completed the course will not receive credit if taken again.

ECE 180  S220

GPU Programming (An). This course introduces basic CUDA programming skills for parallel data processing. Topics cover parallel CUDA programming including efficient memory access and multithread programming under heterogenous CUDA programming environment. Especially, this course focus on hands-on learning by multiple example programs and labs including AI multiagents to learn a mine game environment. Prerequisites: ECE 15 and ECE 30 or CSE 30. To enroll, please submit your request through the Enrollment Authorization System (EASy).

ECE 180  S220

Sustainable Power Systems (Abi-Samra). This course will present a solid foundation to sustainable energy resources such as: solar (both photovoltaic and concentrating solar power plants), wind power (on and off shore), and hydro (large, medium, and small). The class will explore the opportunities and challenges of integrating sustainable renewable energy sources into the conventional power grids. It will present lessons learned from such applications from real life situations. The practical class will also cover practical tools to be used for real life specifications of such devices. It will also cover the impact natural events on the wind, and solar and hydro. Prerequisites: none. To enroll, please submit your request through the Enrollment Authorization System (EASy).

***Please note this course was offered in Summer Session 1 2018 and 2019. Students who completed the course will not receive credit if taken again.

Academic Year Updates

Course Update
ECE 65/100 Students are able to take ECE 65 and 100 concurrently. They must be enrolled in ECE 65 before advisors can clear them. Please send a message to the Virtual Advising Center (vac.ucsd.edu).
ECE 100/102 Students are able to take ECE 100 and 102 concurrently. They must be enrolled in ECE 100 before advisors can clear them. Please send a message to the Virtual Advising Center (vac.ucsd.edu).
ECE 102 Effective Fall 2014, ECE 102 has a new prerequisite: ECE 100.
ECE 103 Effective Winter 2015, ECE 65 is another prerequisite.
ECE 108 Effective Fall 2014, only EE, EP, EE & Society majors up to Fall 2013 will have this requirement in which students will need to replace ECE 108 with another Technical Elective. EE, EP, EE & Society majors who entered Fall 2014 and after do not need to worry about ECE 108.  CE majors are required to replace the course with a CSE/ECE Elective.
ECE 118 Will not be offered until further notice.
ECE 120 This course may not be used for your 5th depth course. Only ECE majors are able to enroll in ECE 120. Non majors will be able to get cleared Week 10 with space permitting.
ECE 180/188 These courses can be taken multiple times if they are different topics up to 4 times. Certain classes may require prerequisites even if WebReg does not state it. If you enroll in more than one ECE 180 or 188 in the same quarter then you will need to submit an EASy request to add the second ECE 180 or ECE 188.  
ECE 191 In order to be cleared to enroll, students need: all prerequisites of ECE 100 - 109 and 1 depth course with senior standing AND is a graduating senior.

Students without all the prerequisites courses will need to get faculty approval and will be cleared week 10 with space permitting.

Students with all the prerequisites courses but will not be a graduating senior will need to get clearance week 10 with space permitting.

ECE 196 Students who took ECE 196 prior to FA17 must submit a petition to have this course count towards an elective. ECE 196 counts towards one elective only.
ECE 197 Effective Fall 2016, CE majors may not use ECE 197 towards their technical elective. This will be strictly enforced. EE, EP, EE& Society majors can use ECE 197 towards Professional Electives only.

Graduate Students

ECE graduate students who want to enroll in undergrad level courses will be cleared to enroll through EASy starting Monday, week 8 of the quarter.

Non-ECE majors who want to enroll in undergrad level courses will be cleared to enroll through EASy starting week 10 of the quarter.

 

Prerequisites

Effective Spring 2016, Undergraduate students who do not have prerequisites in non-core ECE courses and want to enroll in a specific course, will need faculty approval through the online course pre-authorization system. 

Students will be cleared Week 10 to allow students who have completed prerequisites to enroll first.

Please NOTE: Getting faculty approval and being cleared to enroll in the course will not guarantee you a spot. If a class is full, please place yourself on the waitlist

 

Wait List Policy

If a course that you want to enroll in is full, please place yourself on the waitlist. Please note that you cannot waitlist a course during your 1st Pass. Waitlisting is available during the 2nd Pass only. The buttons to ENROLL or WAITLIST will be blacked out. This is normal.

We understand that you need these courses to graduate so please be patient as we work on enlarging enrollment. The Department will do everything we can to accommodate students so please be patient. Waitlist yourself into the class and if seats become available, students will be enrolled in the order they waitlisted. We cannot guarantee that you will get into the course. If you need assistance with an alternate course, stop by during walk in advising hours in Jacobs Hall 2701 or 2702.

***During the enrollment period, it is critical that you check your UCSD email for any updates. This may have an impact on your schedule.***

****If enrollment limits are increased, it takes the system overnight to process this command. Students will be added in the order they are on the waitlist. Please have patience.****