EEC1 - Introduction To Electrical And Computer Engineering
1 unit - Fall Quarter
Lecture: 1 hour
Grading: Pass/No Pass, Class participation (10%); final examination (90%)
Catalog Description: Electrical and Computer Engineering as a professional activity. What Electrical and Computer Engineers know and how they use their knowledge. Problems they are concerned with and how they go about solving them. A presentation of basic ideas and their applications. Examination of some case studies.
Relationship to Outcomes:
Students who have successfully completed this course should have achieved:
|Course Outcomes||ABET Outcomes|
|An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility||F|
|An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems||H|
|A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning||I|
|A knowledge of contemporary issues||J|
Expanded Course Description
- Introduction to Programs, Advising, ABET, IEEE
- Description of programs
- Advising procedures: registration holds, peer advisor, staff advisor, academic advisor, campus resources, 2-year catalog policy
- What is ABET?
- What is the IEEE?
- Introduction to engineering ethics
- Code of academic conduct and SJA
- Setting goals
- Effective time management and study habits
- Importance of communication skills
- What is Engineering?
- Solving problems: approximation, modeling, levels of abstraction
- Analysis and design
- Survey of ECE
- Physical Electronics
- Analog and Digital Circuits
- Communications, Controls, and Signal Processing
- Computer Systems and Software
- Logic Design
- Electrical Engineering/Materials Science and Engineering
Textbook: Handouts provided by instructor.
Engineering Science: 0 units
Engineering Design: 0 units