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The following courses are required to satisfy requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Online Degree:

All courses required for the major must be passed with grades of C or higher. Click the links to see the syllabi.


  • General Education Requirements.

    All students must complete General Education requirements by completing either the  Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) or the Diversified Education Curriculum (DEC)depending on the matriculation date of the students. All General Education courses must be passed with grades of C or higher.

    Beginning in Spring 2015, students matriculated into the program will follow the new Stony Brook Curriculum as the general education curriculum. Several SBC courses are covered by the requirements for the EEO major (see the EEO SBC check list). For BSEEOL students, the remaining SBC required courses are:

    • WRT- Write Effectively in English: an English composition course equivalent to WRT 102 or 103. This course should be taken in a US college or university.
    • ARTS- Explore and Understand the Fine and Performing Art
    • GLO- Engage Global Issues
    • HUM- Address Problems Using Critical Analysis and the Methods of the Humanities
    • SBS- Understand, Observe, & Analyze Human Behavior & the Structure & Functioning of Society
    • USA- Understand the Political, Economic, Social and Cultural History of the United States

    Students who matriculated into the program on or before Fall 2014 follow the DEC requirement listed below as the general education curriculum. For BSEEOL students this comprises one course from each of the following DEC Categories (24 credits, including prerequisites of DEC A and three other DEC courses):

    • DEC A- English Composition: a course equivalent to WRT 102 or 103. This course should be taken in a US college or university.
    • DEC B- Interpreting Texts in the Humanities
    • DEC F- Social and Behavior Sciences
    • DEC G- Humanities
    • DEC H- Implications of Science and Technology: EEO 302 Engineering Ethics and Societal Impact
    • DEC I- European Traditions
    • DEC J- The World Beyond European Traditions
    • DEC K- American Pluralism


    Minimum credits required for the program: 120

    BSEEOL Course transfer policy.

    All courses NOT taken at Stony Brook University are subject to evaluation for their equivalency before accepted as transfer courses (should have grade C or higher). Technical courses (prerequisites, core, elective and open elective) are evaluated by the faculty of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Stony Brook University. Math and Physics courses are evaluated by the faculty of respective departments. Students must supply course syllabi and sample homework/assignment/exams for transfer evaluation.

    General Education courses are evaluated by the Transfer Office at Stony Brook University. Review our transfer credit policies for more information.