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  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2017-2018

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E.)


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Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering Program at Mississippi College will attain a reputation for integrity and expertise in the technical workforce by:

  1. Demonstrating problem solving skills, professionalism, and ethical conduct through their endeavors in engineering practice or other related pursuits.
  2. Demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively and make meaningful contributions as members of engineering or other problem-solving teams. 
  3. Demonstrating an awareness, appreciation, and ability to engage in life-long learning and service to society.

 

Student Outcomes

In support of the Program Educational Objectives, the following student outcomes describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the skills, knowledge, and behaviors that students acquire as they progress through the program.

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

(c) an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

(d) an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

(g) an ability to communicate effectively

(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues

(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

 

Admission Requirements

In order for an applicant to be admitted into the Electrical Engineering program, the applicant must meet all the requirements for admission to Mississippi College and an open slot must be available in the Electrical Engineering program. Additionally, the following requirements must be satisfied:

New Freshman Admission

Applicants applying for admission to the program as a freshman must satisfy the following criteria:

1. The applicant must have at least 4 units of high school mathematics which must include 2 units of algebra, 1 unit of geometry, and at least one-half unit coverage of trigonometry, pre-calculus, or calculus.

2. The applicant must have a Math ACT score of 25 or higher (or equivalent SAT score). Special exceptions can be made in some instances for applicants with a Math ACT score of 24 (or equivalent SAT score) based on the applicant’s level of performance in their high school trigonometry, pre-calculus, or calculus courses.

 

External Transfer Admission

Applicants applying for admission to the program as a transfer from another college or university must satisfy at least one of the following criteria:

1. The applicant must meet the criteria for freshmen listed above OR

2. The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher and passed courses equivalent to ENG 101 (English Composition I), MAT 121 (Calculus I), and CHE 141 (General Inorganic Chemistry I) with grades of C or better.

 

Internal Transfer Admission (Changes of Major)

Applicants applying for admission to the program as an existing Mississippi College student must satisfy at least one of the following criteria:

1. The applicant must meet the criteria for freshmen listed above OR

2. The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher over all courses taken at Mississippi College and passed ENG 101 (English Composition I), MAT 121 (Calculus I), and CHE 141 (General Inorganic Chemistry I) with grades of C or better.

Applicants with justifiable circumstances may petition the Department Chair for special admission.

Students with coursework deficiencies will be required to enroll in the necessary prerequisite courses. These courses will be in addition to those contained in the Electrical Engineering curriculum and may extend the time for graduation.

UNIVERSITY CORE CURRICULUM (36 HOURS)


University Core - Physical Education (3 hours)


Three hours are required.  Recommended courses are listed below:

University Core - Chapel


Students at Mississippi College are required to complete chapel requirements based on the student classification at the time of enrollment as detailed below:

Freshman (0-23 semester hours) 4 semesters
Sophomore (24-53 semester hours) 3 semesters
Junior (54-83 semester hours) 2 semesters
Senior (84 or more semester hours) 1 semester

Students classified as ADP (Accelerated Degree Program) and students enrolled in online degree programs are exempt from chapel requirements.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS


Electrical Engineering Elective Courses (9 Hours)


TOTAL: 132 SEM. HOURS


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