The Electrical Engineering Curriculum provides undergraduate students with a broad understanding of the many areas within the field. The curriculum also provides a choice of technical electives designed to strengthen students in their chosen area of specialization.

Core Engineering Courses

  • Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering
  • Professional Seminar
  • Introductory Computer Programming
  • Statics and Dynamics
  • Engineering Materials
  • Analytical Methods in Engineering
  • Electrical Circuits I
  • Basic Engineering Thermodynamics

Electrical Engineering Courses

  • Electrical Circuits II
  • Signals and Systems
  • Electronics I and II
  • Electromagnetic Fields
  • Digital Logic
  • Electromechanical Energy Conversion
  • Introduction to Microprocessors
  • Capstone Design project

Technical Electives
Students can select technical electives courses based on their particular area(s) of interests and choose from courses that cover a wide range of topics such as:

  • Power Electronics and Power Systems
  • Optics
  • Nanotechnology/Nanoengineering
  • Microwave/Radio-Frequency Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Controls
  • Computer Systems
  • Communications and Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Embedded Systems

Math and Science
Students will take the following courses:

  • Calculus I, II, and III
  • Calculus-Based Physics I and II
  • Chemistry

General Education Requirements (GER)
All UWM students are responsible for completing General Education Requirements (GER) in arts, humanities, and social sciences, as well as competency requirements in English and a foreign language.

The Electrical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.