Fall 2015 textbook list
The Fall 2015 ECE textbook list is available online for students.
Current Prerequisites & Course Offering
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ECE 2014 Engineering Professionalism in ECE (2C)
Overview of the nature and scope of the electrical and computer engineering profession. Working in a diverse team environment; professional and ethical responsibility; the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context; contemporary issues; and life-long learning.
This course will fulfill the Visual, Expressive, Written and Spoken (ViEWS) communication requirement in the CPE and EE programs and provide a foundation for integration of visual, written, and spoken communication within upper division departmental requirements. The course will also address ABET educational outcomes including teamwork; professional and ethnical responsibility; impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context; life-long learning; and contemporary issues.
Required for all EE and CPE majors. Typically offered: Fall, Spring. Program Area: Circuits and General.
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing required. Corequisites: ECE 2004 or ECE 2504.
ECE 2014 is a first-semester sophomore requirement. ECE 2504 (for CPE majors) or ECE 2004 (for EE majors) is a corequisite course. ECE 2014 builds upon technical material from other ECE introductory courses.
Department Syllabus Information:Major Measurable Learning Objectives:
- work effectively in a team environment to analyze an ethics case study or research a contemporary issue in the discipline and communicate the analysis or findings in a technical report and oral presentation;
- analyze the audience, purpose, and occasion required to write, speak, and create illustrations for engineering projects;
- create and present a short formal document and presentation that communicates an ECE-related concept to a general technical audience;
- demonstrate principles and values associated with professional and ethical responsibility, including attitudes, values, work habits, and skills appropriate to engineering education and professional practice;
- identify the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context;
- outline personal goals associated with life-long learning and career/professional development; and
- demonstrate attitudes, values, work habits, and skills appropriate to engineering education and professional practice.
|Overview of the department
|Academic success in ECE
|Professional and ethical responsibility
|Spoken, visual and written communication skills
|Areas of specialization in EE and CPE
|Leadership and professional development
|First Professional Job Issues