Program Changes (EE)

This list shows significant changes made to the Electrical Engineering program. Dates given are effective dates. Course changes and proposed course and curriculum changes are listed elsewhere.

Fall 2014:

  • Engineering Fundamentals Elective deleted from curriculum.
  • ECE 3310 added to curriculum as required course; ECE 3310 removed from Breadth Electives list.
  • Rearranged the ordering of some courses.
  • Focus area changes: deleted Circuits and Signal Processing; merged Signal Processing with Telecommunications and renamed to Communications and Signal Processing; renamed some other areas.
  • Electives lists: remove 3-hour course constraint and remove restriction on laboratory, project courses, etc.
  • EE Focus Area Electives list: added ECE 4020 to list of second courses in Communications and Signal Processing focus area; added ECE 4130 to list of second courses in Digital Systems focus area; these additions apply retroactively to current and previous curricula.
  • EE Senior Elective list: reworded to allow new Research Topics courses; this change applies retroactively to current and previous curricula.
  • E/M/S/B Electives list: Science and Business lists rewritten with specific courses rather than "all except..." ; removed ACCT 3720; added Foreign Language courses.

Fall 2013:

  • ENGR 1020 replaced by ECE 1020 in curriculum.
  • Electives renamed to improve clarity.
  • Rearranged the ordering of some courses.
  • Added ECE 4020, ECE 4140, and ECE 4370 to list of second courses in Control Systems Focus Area.
  • BIOL 1105 and BIOL 1115 added to E/M/S/B elective list (course numbers changed from previous BIOL 1050 and BIOL 1110).

Fall 2012:

  • ECE 2001 added to curriculum.
  • ECE Focus Lab Elective added to curriculum.
  • ECE 3910 replaced by MATH 3470 in curriculum.
  • ECE 4970 replaced by ECE 4971 in curriculum.
  • MATH 2010 + 2011 (3 hours total) replaced by new MATH 2010 (3 hours) in curriculum.
  • MATH Elective deleted from curriculum.
  • Electives renamed to improve clarity.
  • Added ECE 4130 to Circuits and Signal Processing Focus Area and added ECE 3360 as Focus Area Lab.
  • Added ECE 4140 to Digital Systems and Computer Engineering Focus Area (paired with ECE 4110) as second option.
  • Removed obsolete Senior Sequences (ECE 4020 and ECE 4030; ECE 4030 and ECE 4310) from Circuits and Signal Processing Area.

Fall 2011:

  • Curriculum restructured in accordance with Tennessee Transfer Pathways / Complete College Tennessee Act of 2010.
  • ECE 2000, 2060, 4960, one ECE lab. elective, and ISE 3920 replaced by CSC 2101, ECE 2011, 3060, 4910, 4961, MATH 2010, and 2011 in curriculum. ENGR 1020 moved outside the 128-hour curriculum.

Fall 2010:

  • ECE 3520 deleted from ECE Junior Electives list.
  • ECE 3270 added to ECE Laboratory Electives list.
  • ECE 4510 added to EE Senior Sequences (Physical Phenemona Area) list.

Summer 2010:

  • ME 3110 deleted from E/M/S/B elective list.

Fall 2009:

  • CEE 2100 replaced by ECE 3020 in curriculum.
  • MATH 4250 added to Math Electives list.
  • MATH 4110, 4350, 4360, 4530, and 4540 deleted from Math Electives list.
  • CEE 2100 and 2110 added to Engineering Fundamentals Electives list.
  • ME 3710 and 3720 deleted from Engineering Fundamentals Electives list.
  • ECE 3020 deleted from ECE Junior Electives list.
  • ECE Senior Electives list modified to exclude new courses ECE 4810 and 4820.
  • CSC 2010+2011 and 2020+2021 replaced by CSC 2110+2111 and 2120+2121 in E/M/S/B elective list.
  • CEE 2100, CEE 2110, and ME 2330 added to E/M/S/B elective list.
  • All ECE 3000 and 4000 lecture courses, except 3810, 3860, 4930 and 4990, added to E/M/S/B elective list; lab courses excluded; 4990 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • ASTR 1010, ASTR 1020, BIOL 1050, BIOL 1110*, BIOL 1120*, CHEM 1120*, PHYS 1100, PHYS 2420, and PHYS 2920 added to E/M/S/B elective list (* counts as 3 hours credit).
  • ACCT 2110, 2120, and 3720; ECON 2010, 2020, 3810, 3820, and 3830; LAW 3720 and 3810 added to E/M/S/B elective list.
  • MKT 3400 and all 3000 and 4000 level MKT courses except 4620, 4730 and 4900 added to E/M/S/B elective list.
  • All 4000 level courses in BIOL, CHEM and PHYS deleted from E/M/S/B list.

Note: If either CEE 2110 or ME 2330 is used for elective credit then CEE 2100 may not be used for elective credit.

Fall 2008:

  • FE exam requirement deleted.

Spring 2008:

  • ENGR 1120 and 2121 replaced by CSC 2100 in curriculum.

Fall 2007:

  • ENGR 1210 deleted from curriculum.
  • ECE 4910, 4941, and 4942 replaced by ECE 4960 and 4970 in curriculum.
  • ECE 3020 added to ECE Junior Electives list.
  • ECE 4360 and 4460 deleted from ECE Laboratory Electives list.
  • ECE 3110 renumbered to ECE 2110.
  • ECE 4943 replaced by ECE (ME) 4370.

Fall 2006:

  • ENGR 1020 added to curriculum.

Fall 2004:

  • Curriculum restructured in accordance with new TBR and TTU credit hour and general education requirements.
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