Electrical Engineering



Academic Standards

Admission to the electrical engineering program

Students must meet the minimum Core Grade Point Average established by the electrical engineering department. As of fall 2013, the CGPA is 2.50. Admission to the electrical engineering program is based on the program CGPA requirement in effect during the semester in which the student completes the core courses listed below.

UW-Platteville   UW Colleges   Core Course Title

MATH 2640         MAT 221         Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

MATH 2740         MAT 222         Calculus and Analytic Geometry II

CHEM 1450         CHE 165         Chemistry for Engineers

GE 1000             EGR 105         Engineering Success Skills

GE 1030             EGR 105         Introduction to Engineering Projects

ENGL 1130         ENG 101         Freshman Composition


* (GE 1000 + GE 1030 = EGR 105 Engineering Fundamentals)

• Courses used as prerequisites or corequisites

1. Students must receive a C- or better in the following UW-Platteville courses when used as
prerequisites for electrical engineering courses: Calculus I, II, and III; Differential Equations;
and Physics II. UW Colleges may require a C or better; for clarification please consult with
UW Colleges.

2. Students may get a D in ELECTENG 3130, 3410, 3780, 4610; PHYSICS 3140; and COMPUTER
1430 as a graduation requirement, BUT, if used as a prerequisite or corequisite of an electrical
engineering course, the course(s) must be completed with a C- or better.

• Required electrical engineering courses

Students must complete the following courses with a grade of C- or better: ELECTENG 1210,
2210, 2220, 3020, 3140, 3210, 3320, and 3770.

• Electrical engineering average GPA

Students must have an average GPA of 2.00 or higher in electrical engineering courses. A
grade of D is allowed in any 4000-level course in electrical engineering with the exception of


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