College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science - Electronic Engineering
In terms of teaching, the Department of Electronic Engineering strives to balance both theory and practice, develop independent thinking, innovation, and problem solving ability in students, and encourage team spirit and respect for the profession; and subsequently lay down the foundation for lifetime learning and the ability to face the challenges of the 21 Century.
In terms of research and service, the Department of Electronic Engineering strives to devote itself to relevant research fields in electronic engineering, pursue new knowledge, and cooperate with the needs of the nation and society to promote the development of the economy and people’s wellbeing.
Training students to be intellectually, morally, professionally, and socially capacitated in the field of electronic engineering, and also devoting its resources to academic research with the aim of serving the nation and society, and promoting the welfare of human beings.
Educational objective Considering the mission and objective of the Department, we will adopt the following education targets to implement the teaching of professional courses so as to cultivate excellent talents in electronic engineering:
- Teach students to use principles in mathematics, science and engineering to solve the problems in electronic engineering.
- Each students to give full play to their professional skills and make successful career planning.
The Department offers a full-time 4-year course leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. All undergraduate majors in the Department are required to meet a set requirement of 148 credits, which consists of required courses plus additional Department electives selected from a wide variety of specialized courses. The required departmental electives are taken primarily in the junior and senior years, and they permit students to develop depth in special areas of their choice. For graduate students of Master program, the minimum required credits are 30, half of which must be from power control, or communication courses, according to the student`s chosen field.
Educational objective I: Teach students to use principles in mathematics, science and engineering to solve the problems in electronic engineering. Required academic achievements of the graduates: 1.1 Master the background knowledge in basic mathematics and physics required for electronic engineering. 1.2 Master calculation skills and the ability to utilize modern calculation apparatus or tools. 1.3 Possess the ability to apply methods of engineering mathematics to the analyses and deduction of data. 1.4 Possess design and practical experiences in electronic engineering, and the ability to analyze and interpret experimental data. 1.5 Possess the ability to comprehend, analyze and design electronic technology, circuits, and systems. 1.6 Possess the ability to conduct an independent experiment, and know the operation of various instruments and data sampling methods.
Educational objective II: Teach students to give full play to their professional skills and make successful career planning. Required academic achievements of the graduates: 2.1 Possess a general ability in collecting, organizing and analyzing technical data. 2.2 Possess the ability to plan and execute their own engineering projects. 2.3 Possess good communication skills in making oral and written reports. 2.4 Understand professional and ethical responsibilities, and have professional ethics that follow intellectual property rights. 2.5 Understand the importance of interdisciplinary learning, and have the ability to engage in teamwork. 2.6 Understand the importance of lifelong learning, and have the ability to utilize library and internet resources, as well as the ability to search for data.
Educational objective III: Offer students extensive education content that meets the demands of globalization and society. Required academic achievements of the graduates: 3.1 Have a globalization concept and recognize their roles in the modern society. 3.2 Humanist cultivation, and be able to appreciate culture and art. 3.3 Be able to use at least one foreign language (e.g. English) to absorb new information from the relevant fields of electronics, and also have experiences in writing reports and communicating using such language. 3.4 Have a basic understanding in the future international development trend of relevant industries.
- Entry requirements To be admitted for study on the Master’s degree program, applicants must be graduates of a public university, a private university recognized by the Taiwanese Ministry of Education or an independent college, hold an undergraduate degree or an equivalent diploma recognized under the regulations of the Taiwanese Ministry of Education, and pass the entrance exam of the Chung Yuan Christian University Master’s degree program. If applicants wish to be interviewed to study on the master’s degree program, they must be currently registered as students at a public university, a private university recognized by the Taiwanese Ministry of Education or an independent college, be able to graduate within the current year, submit the completed application form during the application period to Department of Academic Affairs, and comply with the regulations of the entrance interview examination.
- Duration of postgraduate studies Students on the Master’s degree program must study for at least 1 year and graduate in less than 4 years after admission.
- Study regulations (1) Compulsory subjects of study include the “Seminar”, for which a minimum of 2 credits must be obtained, and a thesis, for which a minimum of 6 credits must be obtained. A total of 30 credits are required for graduation, as detailed below students intending to graduate at the end of the first year of study must obtain 2 credits from the Seminar , 6 credits from their thesis, and 22 credits from elective courses, students intending to graduate at the end of the second year of study must obtain 4 credits from the Seminar , 6 credits from their thesis, and 20 credits from elective course. (2) Students admitted to the program on a full-time basis may not take up part-time employment within the University or with any other employer (with the exception of taking part in a University research project). (3) Students hold up employment and joining the program as part of continuing education, and students receiving part-time or full-time remuneration from other associations, may not apply for scholarship in accordance with University regulations. This limitation does not apply to financial rewards from taking part in a University research project. (4) Students receiving a scholarship or a financial aid from the University must take up an assistantship arranged by the Department. (5) Before graduation, students must take the course of Workshop on Presentation and Discussion. (6) If students need to change academic advisor during the program of study for any reason, they must obtain approval from the original advisor and the Chairman of the Department. (7) Students must meet all criteria for graduation before they may apply for examination for the degree of Master. This rule applies to newly admitted students who began their study on or after the academic year 1990.