Undergraduate Course Enrollment Updates

 

***During the enrollment period, it is critical that you check your UCSD email for any updates. This may have an impact on your schedule.***

Fall 2018 Updates

Course Update
ECE 5

All seats are held for incoming FA18 EE Freshman/Transfer students.  Current students must waitlist during 2nd pass.  If space becomes available after new student enrollment at the end of August then we will open up the waitlist to current students in September.  EE students following the new FA17 curriculum must take this course for a letter grade starting in Winter ’18. 

ECE 15 All seats are held for incoming FA18 (EC27, EC28, EC37, BE29, MA27, MA34, MA35, MA31, MA32) Freshman/Transfer students.  Current students must waitlist during 2nd pass. A limited number of seats will be released to EC27, EC28, EC37, BE29, MA27, MA34, MA35, MA31, MA32 majors starting the week of June 4th. Make sure to check your @ucsd.edu email account  for notifications from the Department about enrollment in this course. Non Majors: If space becomes available after new student enrollment at the end of August then we will open up the waitlist to current students in September.
ECE 16

Enrollment is now open to Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors.  If you are above Freshman standing and would like to take ECE 16 please submit your request to enroll through the Enrollment Authorization System (EASy).   Prerequisites: MAE 8 or CSE 8B or CSE 11 or ECE 15.

This course will now count as a Technical Elective for EE majors so please send a message to the Virtual Advising Center if you would like this course to count as a Technical Elective.

ECE 25 All seats are held for incoming FA18 (EC27, EC28, EC37) Freshman/Transfer students.  Current students must waitlist during 2nd pass.  If space becomes available after new student enrollment at the end of August then we will open up the waitlist to current students in September.
ECE 35 All seats are held for incoming FA18 (EC26, EC27, EC28, EC37, CS25, BE29) Transfer students. Current students must waitlist during 2nd pass. A limited number of seats will be released to EC26, EC27, EC28, EC37, CS25, BE29  majors who are waitlisted starting the week of June 4th. Make sure to check your @ucsd.edu email account  for notifications from the Department about enrollment in this course. Non Majors: If space becomes available after new student enrollment at the end of August then we will open up the waitlist to current students in September. Please note: Beginning in FA18 MATH 18 has been added as a new prerequisite. 
ECE 148 Introduction to Autonomous Vehicles (de Oliveira). Students must apply here and will be notified at a later date if they were admitted to the class. 
ECE 180 A00

Power Distribution Systems: Practical Aspects, Issues, and Solutions (Abi-Samra). The distribution system is the largest portion of the power system. This course will cover the elements, planning and operation of different, actual, distribution power system in the USA (as will draw comparisons to other international practices). It will cover overhead and underground systems and characteristics, load descriptions and characteristics, models, planning, reliability, automation, and economics. It will cover how the electric utilities are dealing the distribution systems changing nature due to new entrants, like roof-top PV systems. Besides the technical coverage, this class will also emphasize the essentials of successful team work, necessary in today’s workplaces. The class will be divided into team to work on projects and make presentations together. Among the projects the teams will work on, is developing their own codes to perform simple three-phase power flow for a radial distribution system. Prerequisites: None. To enroll, please submit your request through the Enrollment Authorization System (EASy).

ECE 196 Enrollment is open to Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors. If you are a Sophomore please submit your request to enroll through the Enrollment Authorization System (EASy).
ECE 197 Effective Fall 2016, CE majors; may not use ECE 197 towards their technical elective. This will be strictly enforced. EE, EP, EE& Society majors can use ECE 197 towards Professional Electives only.

 

Academic Year Updates

Course Update
ECE 65/100 Students are able to take ECE 65 and 100 concurrently. They must be enrolled in ECE 65 before advisors can clear them. Please send a message to the Virtual Advising Center (vac.ucsd.edu).
ECE 100/102 Students are able to take ECE 100 and 102 concurrently. They must be enrolled in ECE 100 before advisors can clear them. Please send a message to the Virtual Advising Center (vac.ucsd.edu).
ECE 102 Effective Fall 2014, ECE 102 has a new prerequisite: ECE 100.
ECE 103 Effective Winter 2015, ECE 65 is another prerequisite.
ECE 108 Effective Fall 2014, only EE, EP, EE & Society majors up to Fall 2013 will have this requirement in which students will need to replace ECE 108 with another Technical Elective. EE, EP, EE & Society majors who entered Fall 2014 and after do not need to worry about ECE 108.  CE majors are required to replace the course with a CSE/ECE Elective.
ECE 118 Will not be offered until further notice.
ECE 120 This course may not be used for your 5th depth course. Only ECE majors are able to enroll in ECE 120. Non majors will be able to get cleared Week 10 with space permitting.
ECE 134 Only ECE majors are able to enroll in ECE 134. Non majors will be able to get cleared Week 10 with space permitting.
ECE 180/188 These courses can be taken multiple times if they are different topics up to 4 times. Certain classes may require prerequisites even if WebReg does not state it. If you enroll in more than one ECE 180 or 188 in the same quarter then you will need to submit an EASy request to add the second ECE 180 or ECE 188.  
ECE 191 In order to be cleared to enroll, students need: all prerequisites of ECE 100 - 109 and 1 depth course with senior standing AND is a graduating senior.

Students without all the prerequisites courses will need to get faculty approval and will be cleared week 10 with space permitting.

Students with all the prerequisites courses but will not be a graduating senior will need to get clearance week 10 with space permitting.

ECE 196 Students who took ECE 196 prior to FA17 must submit a petition to have this course count towards an elective. ECE 196 counts towards one elective only.
ECE 197 Effective Fall 2016, CE majors may not use ECE 197 towards their technical elective. This will be strictly enforced. EE, EP, EE& Society majors can use ECE 197 towards Professional Electives only.

 

Power Engineering Courses

For course descriptions, prerequisites and more information, please click here. (TBA)

For the new FA17 Custom Depth in Power Engineering degree check, please click here.

 

Prerequisites

Effective Spring 2016, Undergraduate students who do not have prerequisites in non-core ECE courses and want to enroll in a specific course, will need faculty approval through the online course pre-authorization system. 

Students will be cleared Week 10 to allow students who have completed prerequisites to enroll first.

Please NOTE: Getting faculty approval and being cleared to enroll in the course will not guarantee you a spot. If a class is full, please place yourself on the waitlist

 

Wait List Policy

If a course that you want to enroll in is full, please place yourself on the waitlist. Please note that you cannot waitlist a course during your 1st Pass. Waitlisting is available during the 2nd Pass only. The buttons to ENROLL or WAITLIST will be blacked out. This is normal.

We understand that you need these courses to graduate so please be patient as we work on enlarging enrollment. The Department will do everything we can to accommodate students so please be patient. Waitlist yourself into the class and if seats become available, students will be enrolled in the order they waitlisted. We cannot guarantee that you will get into the course. If you need assistance with an alternate course, stop by during walk in advising hours in Jacobs Hall 2701 or 2702.

***During the enrollment period, it is critical that you check your UCSD email for any updates. This may have an impact on your schedule.***

****If enrollment limits are increased, it takes the system overnight to process this command. Students will be added in the order they are on the waitlist. Please have patience.****