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Electrical Engineering

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) & Wheaton College (WC) – Five year Joint Program
BA in Liberal Arts/Engineering - WC
BS in Electrical Engineering - IIT

First Semester

MATH 231

4

(WC)

(IIT – MATH 151)

PHYS 231

4

(WC)

(Note 1)

AHS 101

2

(WC)

BITH 111

2 

(WC)

Foreign Language

4

(WC)

(Note 2)

Total

16

Hours

Second Semester

MATH 232

4

(WC)

(IIT – MATH 152)

PHYS 232

4

(WC)

(Note 1)

Writing

4

(WC)

Foreign Language

4

(WC)

(Note 2)

Total

16

Hours

Third Semester

PHYS 321

4

(WC)

(IIT – MATH 251)(Note 5)

PHYS 333

2

(WC)

(Note 1)

PHYS 334

2

(WC)

(Note 3)

CHEM 236

4

(WC)

(IIT – CHEM 122)

Communication

2

(WC)

CS 115

2

(IIT)

Total

16

Hours

Fourth Semester

PHYS 322

           4

(WC)

(IIT – MATH 252)(Note 5)

PHYS 335

2

(WC)

(sub for IIT- ECE 100)(Note 6)

Bible (NT or OT)

4

(WC)

(Note 4)

Music or Art

2

(WC)

(Note 4)

Science Elect

3

(Note 7)

CS 116

2

(IIT)

Total

     17

Hours

Fifth Semester

ECE 211

4

(IIT)

ECE 218

3

(IIT)

Philosophy

4

(WC)

(Note 4)

History or Social Science

4

(WC)

(Note 4)

Total

15

Hours

Sixth Semester

ECE 213

4

(IIT)

ECE 242

3

(IIT)

Literature

4

(WC)

(Note 4)

Social Science

4

(WC)

(Note 4)

Total

15

Hours

Seventh Semester

ECE 307

4

(IIT)

ECE 311

4

(IIT)

Math 333

3

(IIT)

IPRO 497

3

(IIT)

(Note 8)

Social Science or History

4

(WC)

(Note 4)

Total

18

Hours

Eighth Semester

ECE 308

3

(IIT)

ECE 312

4

(IIT)

ECE 319

4

(IIT)

MATH 474

3

(IIT)

Christian Thought

2

(WC)

Total

16

Hours

Ninth Semester

IPRO 497

3

(IIT)

(Note 8)

Professional ECE Elective

3

(IIT)

(Note 9)

Professional ECE Elective

4

(IIT)

(Note 9)

Technical Elective

3

(IIT)

(Note 10)

Art or Music

2

(WC)

(Note 4)

Total

15

Hours

Tenth Semester

Professional ECE Elective

3

(IIT)

(Note 9)

Professional ECE Elective

3

(IIT)

(Note 9)

Professional ECE Elective

4

(IIT)

(Note 9)

MMAE 200 or 320

3

(IIT)

Bible (OT or NT)

2

(WC)

(note 4)

Total

15

Hours

Total for Program

       159

Hours

Minimum

Note 1) PHYS 231, 232, 333 (WC) = PHYS 123, 221, 224 (IIT).

Note 2) Students who have not completed two years (through level 2) of language in high school must complete 12 hours (3 courses) of foreign language.

Note 3) PHYS 334 (WC) includes MATLAB programming.

Note 4) See Humanities and Social Sciences requirements for Wheaton College. 

Note 5)Students may substitute MATH 331 and 333 (WC) for PHYS 321 and 322 (WC).

Note 6) PHYS 335 (WC) includes engineering ethics.

Note 7) Students may choose IIT BIOL 107, IIT BIOL 115, IIT CHEM 126, WC CHEM 237, IIT MS 101.

Note 8) Interprofessional projects may be taken at any time during the 3rd, 4th, or 5th years.  Course scheduling must be adjusted accordingly with advisor approval.

Note 9) Professional electives may be chosen from the 400-level ECE courses identified with a (P) in the IIT course descriptions.  At least two professional electives must contain laboratories.  A maximum of 3 credits of Undergraduate Research (ECE 491) or Special Problems (ECE 497) may be used as a professional elective with advisor approval.

Note 10) Advisor-approved courses from engineering, science, mathematics, or computer science.

Note 11) Consult your academic advisor at Wheaton College regarding the completion of approved courses in a summer term to reduce your academic load in the fall or spring term or the completion of courses in terms other than those suggested on this program.

Note 12) A minimum of 45 semester hours must be completed at IIT.

Updated – January, 2011