College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Electrical Engineering & Science and Technology in Society

Five Year Course Sequence

General Education

Butler Core Curriculum

CC 101 First Year Seminar (3)
CC 102 First Year Seminar (3)
CC 20X Global and Historical Studies (6) Second Year Experience
Text and Ideas: Core Division 1 (3)
Perspectives in the Creative Arts: Core Division 2 (3)
The Social World: Core Division 3 (3)†‡
The Natural World: Core Division 4(3) *
Analytic Reasoning: Core Division 5(3)*
CC 1 Physical Well Being (1) Pass/Fail
Writing Across the Curriculum
• Every student must complete a course designated as writing intensive during the junior or senior year

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Spanish, French, German, Latin, Greek, Chinese or Sign Language (6)**

Engineering Majors

COM 102 Public Speaking (2)
• All engineering students are required to take public speaking; this requirement is not fulfilled with the FYS sequence

†Fulfilled by ME majors with: EC 101 Economics and the Modern World
‡Economics coursework fulfills this requirement
*Engineering coursework fulfills this requirement
**Completion of six hours at the 200 level or above plus any needed prerequisites

Basic Science, Math and Engineering


CH 105 General Chemistry (5)*
CH 106 General Chemistry (5)*
PH 201 Analytical Physics 1 (5)
PH 202 Analytical Physics 2 (5)


MA 106 Calculus 1 (5)
MA 107 Calculus 2 (4)
MA 208 Calculus 3 (3)
MA 215 Linear Algebra (3)
MA 334 Differential Equations (3)


DD 190 Elementary Engineering Design (3)
DD 297 Engineering Topics: MATLAB (1)
CS 142 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming (3)
PH 351 Linear Circuit Analysis (4)

*CH 107 (Advance Placement Chemistry) may replace CH 105 and CH 106

Electrical Engineering

Engineering Sciences

ECE 200 Sophomore Seminar (1)
ECE 202 Linear Circuit Analysis 2 (3)
ECE 264 Advanced C Programming (2)
ECE 301 Signals and Systems (3)
ECE 302 Probabilistic Methods in Electrical Engineering (3)
ECE 311 Electrical and Magnetic Fields (3)
ECE 340 Simulation, Modeling, and Identification (3)

*ECE 340 may be replaced with an ECE elective

Engineering Design

ECE 208 Devices Lab (1)
ECE 255 Intro to Analysis and Design (3)
ECE 270 Digital Design (4)
ECE 362 Microprocessor Systems and Interfacing (4)
ECE 382 Feedback System Analysis and Design (3)
ECE 440 Transmission of Information (3)
ECE 487 Senior Design 1 (1)
ECE 488 Senior Design 2 (2)

Engineering Communication and Ethics

TCM 360 Communications in Engineering (1)
ECE 401 Ethics in Engineering (2)


Electrical Engineering Electives (12)
List of approved Electrical Engineering Electives

Technical Electives (3)
List of approved Technical Electives

Science, Technology and Society

STS 310 Social Studies of Science and Technology (3)
STS 320 Philosophy of Science (3)
STS 330 Science, Technology and Rhetoric (3)

The remaining 21 hours may be chosen from a list of STS courses in various disciplines (See catalog of STS Courses listed on STS website).

Co-curricular requirements: STS majors must participate in at least six designated co curricular activities during their time at Butler--typically public lectures or other events concerned with STS issues. The Director of STS will publish a calendar of events that can be used to meet this requirement. Students must submit a report describing their impression of the event to director of the STS program.

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4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 940-9021
Academic Coordinator: Jessica McCormick