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    This page is specifically for the Electrical Engineering satellite program at North Seattle College. For information about the Electrical Engineering program at the main campus in Cheney, please click here. 

    Eastern Washington University (EWU) and North Seattle College's productive partnership started in 2009 and students pursuing the Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering through EWU on the North Seattle Campus benefit from faculty with extensive academic and Industry experience. 

    The program is ABET accredited and adheres to the same rigorous standards required of all ABET accredited Electrical Engineering programs. It requires a minimum of 180 quarter credit hours to complete. The degree combines studies in selected areas of Physics, Mathematics, Electronics, Electricity, and Science to prepare students to solve real world problems in Electrical Engineering. The first two years of the curriculum allow students to establish a solid foundation in mathematics and science, and to work on their general education requirements. The third year introduces students to a broad spectrum of electrical engineering coursework with specialization and capstone introduced in the fourth year. 

    The coursework is taught by faculty members from both EWU and NSC through a series of distance education and regular classroom courses that include hands-on laboratories at the North Seattle campus. The majority of classes are taught exclusively at the NSC campus. 

    To qualify for the program students must apply to Eastern Washington University. Acceptance to the major is automatic once students have been accepted and have signed major declaration forms. Graduation requirements include achievement of a 2.5 cumulative grade point average in departmental coursework, a 2.0 cumulative GPA for EWU coursework, and a 2.0 cumulative GPA in the general education requirements.

    The electrical engineering series of courses begins once each year in the fall, and students must have completed a year-long (either quarter or semester based) calculus based physics series as well as one year of calculus to begin the sequence of electrical engineering courses.

    NSC Four Year Plan

    pdf version of  NSC Four Year Plan

    NSCC Electrical Engineering Schedule

    For information on tuition rates, refer to the Special Program Tuition Rates page. Please note that the special tuition rates apply only to courses taught through EWU. All of the courses detailed in the first two years of the above chart, as well as the chemistry and cultural/gender diversity course can be taken at the NSC tuition rate or transfered in from other schools!

    For more information please contact Dr. Jabulani Nyathi, an EWU Engineering and Design faculty member and director of the EE Program at the North Seattle College satellite campus. Office: IB 2324A, 206.934.4548,

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    Academic year 2018-19

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    Contact Information

    Engineering & Design
    319G Computing & Engineering Building
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.4831
    fax: 509.359.6420

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