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College of Engineering

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College of Engineering - Undergraduate Programs

**The Bachelor of Arts in Engineering Systems has been approved for the 2010-2011 CSULB Catalog, but was done so after the publishing of the print catalog. (5/27/10) **

Bachelor of Arts in Engineering Systems (COE_BA01)

Program Director: Mahyar Amouzegar

The Bachelor of Arts in Engineering Systems provides students with an opportunity to study engineering in an interdisciplinary environment. This program combines a core engineering program with two options and course work and programs in business, communications, design, economics, or language.

Requirements

Core

Thirty-one units required. Take all of the following:

  • CECS 100 Critical Thinking in the Digital Information Age (3)
  • CECS 174 Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving (3)
  • CECS 202 The Digital Information Age (3)
  • CECS 312 Introduction to Distributed Operating Systems (3)
  • CECS 414 Introduction to Network and System Security Issues (3)
  • ENGR 203 Engineering Problems and Analysis (3)
  • ENGR 310 Business Communications in Engineering Profession (3)
  • ENGR 498 Engineering Systems Senior Project (3)
  • MATH 122 Calculus I (4)

Take one of the following:

  • EE 403 Systems Engineering (3)
  • EE 380 Probability, Statistics and Stochastic Modeling (3)

Select one of the following emphases (31 units)

Emphasis in Systems and Security

Take all of the following:

  • PHYS 151 Mechanics and Heat (4)
  • CECS 110 Web Design I (3)
  • CECS 200 Web Design II (3)
  • CECS 410 Computers and Networks (3)
  • CECS 412 Introduction to Computer Network Architectures (3)
  • ENGR 302I Energy and Environment: A Global Perspective (3)
  • ENGR 350 Computers, Ethics and Society (3)

Take 9 units of approved engineering and non-engineering courses (see program advisor for a detailed list of courses)

Emphasis in Systems Engineering

Take all of the following:

  • MATH 123 Calculus II (4)
  • CECS 271 Introduction to Numerical Methods (3)
  • CECS 345 Fundamentals of Embedded Systems (3)
  • ENGR 432 Logistics Systems Engineering (3)
  • CE 406 Cost Engineering and Analysis (3)
  • EE 402 Engineering Modeling and Simulation (3)

Take one of the following:

  • EE 380 Probability, Statistics and Stochastic Modeling (3)
  • EE 403 Systems Engineering (3)

Take 9 units of approved engineering and non-engineering courses (see program advisor for detailed list of courses)

Take 24 units of non-engineering courses with advisor's consent:

  • Business (e.g., Finance, Information Systems, Operations Management)
  • Communication Studies
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Foreign language

Take approved engineering and non-engineering courses to reach a total of 120 units including 40 upper division units (see program advisor for a detailed list of courses)

Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Option in Audio Engineering (code COE_BS02) (127 units)

This option is designed to train students for work in the audio engineering industry. The curriculum in the College of the Arts will show students in the program how the arts and entertainment industry uses modern technology in the recording, processing and creation of sound. The curriculum in the College of Engineering will teach students how to analyze and design the electronic and computer components used in the arts and entertainment industry.

As this option is not ABET accredited, students are urged to either take a second major in Computer Engineering (follow the Computer Engineering Track) or Electrical Engineering (follow the Electrical Engineering Track)

Requirements

Computer Engineering Track

Lower Division:

  • Take the following courses:
    • BIOL 207 Human Physiology (4)
    • CECS 174 Intro to Programming & Problem Solving (3)
    • CECS 201 Computer Logic Design I (3)
    • CECS 228 Discrete Structures with Computing Applications I (3)
    • CECS 274 Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures (3)
    • E E 210 Electro-Magnetic Foundations in Electrical Engineering (3)
    • E E 210L Electro-Magnetic Foundations in Electrical Engineering Laboratory (1)
    • MATH 122 Calculus I (4)
    • MATH 222 Intermediate Calculus (3)
    • MUS 190 Listener's Approach to Music (3)
    • PHYS 151 Mechanics and Heat (4)

Upper Division:

  • Take the following courses:
    • CECS 301 Computer Logic Design II (3)
    • CECS 311 Principles of Computer Engineering II (3)
    • CECS 326 Operating Systems (3)
    • CECS 346 Microprocessors and Controllers I (3)
    • CECS 347 Microprocessors and Controllers II (3)
    • CECS 360 Integrated Circuit Design Software (3)
    • CECS 447 Microprocessors and Controllers III (3)
    • CECS 460 System on Chip Design (3)
    • CECS 497 Directed Studies (3)
    • E E 386 Digital Signal Processing (3)
    • E E 486 Digital Signal Processing for Multimedia Communications (3)
    • ENGR 340 Guitar Electronics: Engineering Sound (3)
    • MATH 323 Introduction to Numerical Analysis (3)
    • MATH 370A Applied Mathematics (3)
    • MATH 380 Probability and Statistics (3)
  • Take three courses from the following:
    • FEA 307, THEA 449, EE 428, MUS 370, 455, 456
  • Take an approved technical elective.

Electrical Engineering Track

Lower Division:

  • Take the following courses:
    • BIOL 207 Human Physiology (4)
    • CECS 174 Intro to Programming & Problem Solving (3)
    • MATH 122 Calculus I (4)
    • MATH 123 Calculus II (4)
    • MATH 224 Calculus III (4)
    • MUS 190 Listener's Approach to Music (3)
    • E E 201 Digital Logic Design (4)
    • E E 202 Computer Methods in Engineering (3)
    • E E 210 Electro-Magnetic Foundations in Electrical Engineering (3)
    • E E 210L Electro-Magnetic Foundations in Electrical Engineerng Laboratory (1)
    • E E 211 Electric and Electronic Circuits (3)
    • E E 211L Electric Circuits Laboratory (1)
    • PHYS 151 Mechanics and Heat (4)

Upper Division:

  • Take the following courses:
    • C E 370 Analytical Mechanics (3)
    • E E 310 Signals and Systems (3)
    • E E 330 Analog Electronic Circuits I (4)
    • E E 346 Microprocessor Principles and Application (3)
    • E E 444 Microprocessor Based System Design (3)
    • E E 370 Control Systems (3)
    • E E 370L Control Systems Laboratory (1)
    • E E 382 Communications Systems I (3)
    • E E 386 Digital Signal Processing (3)
    • E E 430 Analog Electronic Circuits II (3)
    • E E 486 Digital Signal Processing for Multimedia Communications (3)
    • ENGR 340 Guitar Electronics: Engineering Sound (3)
    • MATH 370A Applied Mathematics (3)
  • Take one of the following courses:
    • E E 462 Electromagnetics and Applications to Wireless Systems (3)
    • E E 464 Electromagnetics and Applications to Electro-outputs (3)
  • Take one of the following courses:
    • E E 489 Digital Signal Processing Design (3)
    • E E 490 Special Problems (3)
  • Take three courses from the following:
    • FEA 307, THEA 449, EE 428, MUS 370, 455, 456
  • Take an approved technical elective.

Minor in Environmental Engineering (code COE_UM01)

This 18-unit interdisciplinary minor is designed for undergraduates from various engineering and science backgrounds who are interested in applying engineering approaches to environmental issues.

Requirements

A minimum of 6 units selected from the following core:

  • Take one of the following courses:
    • C E 364 Environmental Engineering I: Fundamentals (3)
    • CH E 475 Environmental Pollution (3)
  • Take the following course:
    • CH E 455 Environmental Compliance (3)
  • Take 12 units from the following:
    • CH E 415, 445, 465, 485; C E 466; E T 409F, 476

Most of the courses in the minor require some background in engineering and/or chemistry. Upper division students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering may have sufficient background to select from the above choices without needing additional prerequisites. Those majoring in other branches of science and engineering may need several additional courses in engineering and/or chemistry to meet prerequisite requirements of courses in this minor.

All prerequisites to the courses in the minor must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.