Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Power Engineering Technology

Overview

Please note this document is accurate for those who enrolled during the Fall 2010 semester. If you are unsure about which degree plan you are on, please check with your academic advisor.

For the official requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Power Engineering Technology, see the University of Houston Catalog.

Electrical Power Engineering Technology Major Requirements

  • ELET 1400 - Circuit Theory and Lab I
  • ELET 1401 - Circuit Theory and Laboratory II
  • ELET 2301/2101 - Poly-Phase Circuits and Transformers, Laboratory
  • ELET 2303/2103 - Digital Systems, Laboratory
  • ELET 2305/2105 - Semiconductor Devices and Circuits, Laboratory
  • ELET 3301 - Linear Systems Analysis
  • ELET 3405 - Microprocessors Archetecture
  • ELET 3307/3107 - Electrical Machines, Laboratory
  • ELET 3312/3112 - Programmable Logic Controllers and Motor Control Systems, Laboratory
  • ELET 4303 - Computer-Based Power Distribution and Transmission
  • ELET 4305 - Project Management and Economic Considerations for Power Systems
  • ELET 4310 - Alternative Electrical Energy Sources and Power Quality Issues
  • ELET 4311 - Computer-Based Communications and Security Issues for Electrical Power Systems
  • ELET 4317 - Computer-Based Electrical System Protection and Safety
  • ELET 4319 - Electrical Power Systems and Industry Practices
  • ELET 4326 - Power Converter Circuits

Approved Electives

6 semester hours

  • ELET 4304 - Control Systems
  • ELET 4310 - Alternative Electrical Energy Sources and Power Quality Issues
  • ELET 4311 - Computer-Based Communications and Security Issues for Electrical Power Systems
  • Approved ELET elective (3 advanced semester hours)

Program Requirements

Mathematics

14 semester hours which includes university core

  • Students are required to have credit for MATH 1310, College Algebra, by Placement Exam, CLEP, or completion of course.
  • MATH 1330 - Precalculus
  • MATH 1431 - Calculus I
  • MATH 1432 - Calculus II

Natural Sciences

8 semester hours which includes university core

  • PHYS 1301/1101 - Introductory General Physics I, Laboratory
  • PHYS 1302/1102 - Introductory General Physics II, Laboratory

Social Sciences

3 semester hours

  • Selected from core approved list

Writing in the Discipline

  • TELS 3363 - Technical Communications

General Technology Requirements

  • ELET 2300 - Introduction to C++ Language Programming
  • TELS 3340 - Organizational Leadership and Supervision or HDCS 3300 - Organizational Decisions in Technology
  • MECT 1364 - Materials and Processes I
  • ITEC 2334 - Information Systems Applicaitons
  • Free electives (3 semester credit hours)