Undergraduate Course Enrollment Updates

 

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

Winter 2018 Updates

Course Update
ECE 5 This course is now open to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors in the ECE Department. EE students following the new FA17 curriculum must take this course for a letter grade starting in Winter ’18. 
ECE 16

Enrollment is now open to Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors.  If you are above Freshman standing and would like to take ECE 16 please send a message to the Virtual Advising Center (vac.ucsd.edu). Prerequisites: MAE 8 or CSE 8B or CSE 11 or ECE 15.

This course will now count as a Technical Elective for EE majors so please send a message to the Virtual Advising Center if you would like this course to count as a Technical Elective.

ECE 180 A00  Power System Planning (Ghoudjehbaklou) - This course introduces basic concepts that are commonly practiced in
planning and reliability evaluation of power systems, considering NERC Reliability Standards , CAISO Tariffs, and CPUC Regulations. Prerequisites: ECE 121A. To enroll, please submit your request through the Enrollment Authorization System (EASy).
ECE 180 C00 Software Foundations I (Gessner)-  Software Systems is a software analysis, design, and development course aimed at helping ECE students gain practical software skills. The course will cover data structures, algorithms, and design and development idioms in C++.  Through an increasingly difficult set of programming challenges, you’ll gain valuable real-world experience building, testing and debugging software, and develop a robust mental model of modern software design and architecture. Prerequisite: ECE 30 or CSE 30. To enroll, please submit your request through the Enrollment Authorization System (EASy).

ECE 180 D00

Power Systems Phenomena (Abi-Samra)- The main goal of this hands-on course is to provide students with a complete overview of interconnected power system planning and operation. At the completion of the course students should be able to develop appropriate models for an interconnected power system, run simulations on an industry standard software/simulator on their laptops, PowerWorld,  and know how to perform power several analysis that are must for any power system engineers. Students should also be able to do simple transmission system design. Every student will have his or her license for PowerWorld. Prerequisite: No prerequisites required. To enroll, please submit your request through the Enrollment Authorization System (EASy).
ECE 180 E00

Entrepreneurship (Kumar)- To enroll, students must apply here. Counts for one EE/EP/EE&Society Professional Elective only. CE majors: one Entrepreneurship class is acceptable. If you have taken an Entrepreneurship course at another department, it will not count.

ECE 180 F00 Programming for Data Analysis (Unpingco)- Hands on course to prepare students to use the Python language and ecosystem for all phases of effective Data Science. Prerequisite: ECE 15 or CSE 8B or CSE 11. To enroll, please submit your request through the Enrollment Authorization System (EASy).
ECE 188 A00 LabVIEW Programming - An interactive LabVIEW programming course designed to teach students how to design and develop LabVIEW applications. The course will prepare students for the NI Certified LabVIEW associate develop (CLAD) exam as well as provide hands-on engineering through team oriented labVIEW projects. Prerequisites: ECE 15 or CSE 8B or CSE 11. To enroll, please submit your request through the Enrollment Authorization System (EASy).
ECE 196 Enrollment is now open to Sophomores in addition to Juniors and Seniors. If you are a Sophomore and would like to take ECE 196 please send a message to the Virtual Advising Center (vac.ucsd.edu).
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.

 

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 students up to Fall 2013 will have this requirement in which students will need to replace ECE 108 with another Technical Elective. Students entering Fall 2014 do not need to worry about ECE 108. 
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 134 Only ECE majors are able to enroll in ECE 134. 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 add card to the ECE Undergraduate Advising Office 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 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.

 

Power Engineering Courses

For course descriptions, prerequisites and more information, please click here.

For the new FA17 Custom Depth in Power Engineering degree check, please click here.

 

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. Please note that this system is for Undergraduate students only.  ECE Graduate students send their enrollment requests to add ECE courses through the clear me form.

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.****