Jun 29, 2022  
2021-2022 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 SDSM&T Academic Catalog

Electrical Engineering, BS


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EE Contact Information

Thomas P Montoya
Interim  EE Department Head and Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering/Physics 311
Phone: (605) 394-1219;
Email: Thomas.Montoya@sdsmt.edu

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Electrical Engineering Curriculum/Checklist


Electrical Engineering (BS) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org

Students are responsible for checking with their advisors for any program modifications that may occur after the publication of this catalog.

Freshman Year


First Semester


Total: 17

Second Semester


Total: 16

Sophomore Year


First Semester


Total: 18

Second Semester


Total: 15

Junior Year


First Semester


Total: 17

Second Semester


Total: 17

Senior Year


First Semester


Total: 14

Second Semester


  • Credits: 2 to 3 7
  • EE Electrical Engineering Emphasis Elective  Credits: 4 2
  • Technical Elective  Credits: 3 4
  • General Education Goal 3 or 4 Elective(s) Credits: 3​ 5
  • Free Elective Credits: 3 3
Total: 16

130 credits required for graduation


Curriculum Notes


*  A grade of “C” or higher is required for this course.

** EE students are required to take the 3 credit version.

1 The experiential learning electives are meant to give students an opportunity to participate in service learning, entrepreneurship, innovation, and research opportunities.   Allowable courses are listed below.  Other courses may be allowed if a written petition is submitted to the faculty advisor by the student and is approved by the EE faculty.

Cooperative Experiences

Engineering Service Learning and Community Engagement

Industrial Engineering

Undergraduate Research and Innovation in Electrical Engineering

2 The electrical engineering (EE) emphasis electives are meant to allow students to emphasize areas in electrical engineering at a more advanced level.  Any EE 4xx, 5xx, or 6xx course may be used toward the EE emphasis electives requirement with the exceptions of EE 464  and EE 465 .  A maximum of four (4) co-op credits, EE 491 /EE 591 /EE 691 , and/or EE 498  credits may be used toward the EE emphasis electives requirement if a written petition is submitted to the faculty advisor by the student and is approved by the EE faculty. In addition, one non-EE course at the 3xx level or above (4 credits or less) may be used toward the EE emphasis electives requirement if a written petition is submitted to the faculty advisor by the student and is approved by the EE faculty.

3 Free electives are meant to allow students to have a broader educational experience.  A free elective can be from any college level course 100 level or above.

4 Technical electives are meant to support electrical engineering emphasis area(s).  They may be from any science or engineering course 200 level or above that does not duplicate the content of any other course required for graduation, with the exception of military science courses

Fulfills General Education requirement. Students should consult the “General Education Requirements ” section of this catalog for a complete listing of all general education requirements.

6 Individuals may apply at most 4 credits toward an electrical engineering degree from the following list of courses: EE 110 EE 110L , and CENG 244/244L .

7 EE students on a catalog year 2019-2020 or later should take the 3 credit version. 

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