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B.S. Optical Engineering

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Norfolk State University
Bachelor of Science in Opitical Engineering

The Optical Engineering curriculum is designed to give the student a thorough knowledge in the methods of design, application, and analysis of optical systems. The goals are to produce graduates capable of performing well in both industry and in graduate school.


Plans of Study

First Year
Credit Hrs
1st Sem
2nd Sem
EEE 100 Introduction to Engineering
3
 
EEE 102* Engineering Use of Computers   3
ENG 101 College English I
3
 
ENG 102 College English II   3
MTH 184* Calculus I   4
XXX XXX Social Science (Tier 2) 3  
PED 100 Fundamentals of Fitness for Life 1  
CHM 210 General Chemistry for Engineers 3  
EEE 211  Material Science and Engineering   3
EEE 101 Engineering Problem Solving   2
SEM 101/102 Spartan Seminars 101 & 102 1 1
TOTAL (Semester)
14
16
TOTAL (Year)
30
Second Year
1st Sem
2nd Sem
PHY 160 University Physics I 4  
PHY 160L University Physics I Laboratory 1  
PHY 161 University Physics II   4
PHY 161L University Physics II Lab   1
MTH 251 Calculus II 4  
MTH 252 Calculus III   4
OEN 200 Geometric & Instrumentation Optics   3
OEN 200L Geometric & Instrumentation Optics   1
OEN 290 Optical Engineering Seminar I   1
XXX XXX Humanities from Tier 2 3  
XXX XXX Social Sciences (Tier 3 Cultural Perspectives Elective)   3
ENG 285  Public Speaking 3  
HED 100 Personal and Community Health   2  
SEM 201 Seminar 201 1  
TOTAL (Semester)
18
17
TOTAL (Year)
35
Third Year
1st Sem
2nd Sem
XXX XXX Cultural Humanities (Tier 3 Cultural Perspectives Elective)
3
 
OEN 201  Physical & Instrumentation Optics 3  
OEN 201L  Physical & Instrumentation Optics Laboratory 1  
OEN 360 Introduction to Optical Materials 3  
EEE 201  Electrical Network Theory I 3  
EEE 201L Electrical Network Theory I Laboratory 1  
MTH 372   Differential Equations 3  
MTH 300  Linear Algebra   3
EEE 203  Electronic Principles   3
OEN 320  Optical Systems Analysis   3
OEN 340  Lasers & Photonics
 
3
EEE 311 Engineering Economics   3
OEN 340L  Lasers & Photonics Laboratory
 
1
OEN 390 Optical Engineering Seminar II
 
1
TOTAL (Semester)
17
17
TOTAL (Year)
34
Fourth Year
1st Sem
2nd Sem
OEN 460 Optical Communications I
3
 
OEN 460L Optical Communications I Laboratory
1
 
OEN 490 Senior Seminar
1
 
OEN 498 Senior Project I
3
 
EEE XXX Engineering Elective
3
 
OEN 380 Introduction to Quantum Optics
3
 
OEN 499 Senior Project II
 
3
EEE 321   Electromagnetic Field Theory
 
3
EEE XXX Engineering Elective
 
3
Technical Elective
 
3
MTH 351-E Probability and Statistics I - Engineering Section
 
3
TOTAL (Semester)
14
15
TOTAL (Year)
29
 
TOTAL
128
cr hrs