Program type:


On Campus
Est. time to complete:

2-3 semesters
Credit Hours:

Add to your education with a minor in Electrical Engineering and learn more about creative, progressive solutions to address today's engineering opportunities.
UNT’s minor in Electrical Engineering offers you a hands-on project-oriented education for development of state-of-the-art electrical/electronic/embedded systems by integrating theoretical concepts and practical insights.

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Why minor in Electrical Engineering?

The department houses several state-of-the-art instructional and research laboratories that provide practical and advanced hands-on experiences. They include:

  • Analog/Mixed-Signal Design and Simulation Laboratory
  • Autonomous Systems Laboratory
  • Communications and Signal Processing Laboratory
  • Embedded Sensing & Processing Systems Laboratory
  • Environmental and Ecological Engineering Laboratory
  • Optimization, Signal Processing, and Control Algorithm Research Laboratory
  • Power Electronics and Renewable Laboratory

Electrical Engineering Minor Courses You Could Take

Signals and Systems (3 hrs)
Students will learn elementary concepts of continuous-time and discrete-time signals and systems; linear time-invariant (LTI) systems, impulse response, convolution, Fourier series, Fourier transforms and frequency-domain analysis of LTI systems; and laplace transforms, z-transforms and rational function descriptions of LTI systems.
Digital Logic Design (3 hrs)
Topics include history and overview; switching theory; combinational logic circuits; modular design of combinational circuits; memory elements; sequential logic circuits; digital system design; fault models and testing.
Electronics I (Devices and Materials) (3 hrs)
Students will learn an introduction to contemporary electronic devices, terminal characteristics of active semiconductor devices, and models of the BJT and MOSFET in cutoff and saturation region are introduced. Incremental and DC models of junction diodes, bipolar transistors (BJTs), and metal-oxide semiconductor field effect transistors (MOSFETs) are studied to design single and multistage amplifiers.
Topics in Electrical Engineering (3 hrs)
This technical elective is specifically designed by the instructor each term/semester to cover topics in the latest state-of-the-art technology advancements in electrical engineering.
Special Problems in Electrical Engineering (1-3 hrs)
Individualized instruction in theoretical or experimental problems in electrical engineering.
Circuit Analysis (3 hrs)
Topics include an introduction to electrical elements, sources and interconnects; Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s law, superposition and Thevenin’s theorems are introduced; and the resistive circuit, OP Amp, RL, RC circuits, Sinusoidal analysis.

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