Your ESE Department Contact:

Staci Kaplan
Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Office: Room 203 Moore
Email: stacilk@seas.upenn.edu

 

Undergraduate Degree Options

Option for students in the College of Arts and Sciences

College Students can apply for Electrical Science or Systems Science as a second major within the College. Under this Program, a College student will receive one diploma from the College of Arts and Sciences with a dual major (note that this option is only for students in the College, not Engineering students). Students interested in a second major with either ES or SS may contact the ESE Undergraduate Coordinator. To enroll, students must complete the Application for Second Major for Non-Engineering Students.

Electrical Science Requirements:

Second Majors with the College typically require 12-13 CU's.
M/NS requirement does not count in the 12-13 CU's.

  • Required Courses (6.5 cu's):  ESE 224, 215, 218, CIS 110 or ENGR 105, CIS 120 or CIS 240
  • Area Electives (3 cu's):  Any three courses from advanced Courses Section of most recent EE CPG
  • Specialization Electives (1 cu):  Any one other ESE course
  • Lab Elective (1-1.5 cu): One lab from Design and Projects Course Section of most recent EE CPG
  • Minimal Mathematics and Natural Science background required:  PHYS 140, 141; MATH 104, 114, 240

Systems Science Requirements:

College students must take 12 course units distributed as follows:

  • Required Courses (6.5 cu's):  ESE 204, 210, 224, 303, CIS 110 or ENGR 105, CIS 120
  • Area Electives (2 cu's): Two Information Systems Elective from most recent SSE CPG
  • Lab Elective (1-1.5 cu): One lab from System Design Section of most recent SSE CPG
  • Management Elective: One lab from from System Design Section of most recent SSE CPG
  • Societal Elective: One Societal Problem Application Elective from most recent SSE CPG
  • Minimal Mathematics and Natural Science background required:  PHYS 140, 141; MATH 104, 114, 240; ESE 301 or STAT 430, ESE 302 or STAT 431, MATH 312 or EAS 205