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Energy Systems Innovation Center

Electrical Power Engineering PSM

Program Requirements

The program requires 30 credits.

Required Courses

[ 9 CREDITS ]

E E 521 – Analysis of Power Systems
E E 536 – Power System Economics and Electricity Markets
One of:
E E 526 – High Voltage Overhead Transmission Lines
E E 485 – Electric Energy Distribution Systems

Elective Courses

[ 9 CREDITS; COURSES ARE 3 CREDITS, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED; NO MORE THAN THREE 400-LEVEL COURSES ]

E E 486 – Power Electronics
E E 491 – Performance of Power Systems
E E 493 – Protection of Power Systems I
E E 522 – High Voltage Engineering
E E 526 or EE 485 (above) may be taken as an elective if not used as a required course.

Up to two other relevant courses may be substituted, upon departmental approval.

Professional Core Areas

[ 9 CREDITS; NO MORE THAN TWO FROM EACH AREA ]

1. QUANTITATIVE METHODS
A. E M 526 – Constraints Management
B. E M 545 – Technical Decision Analysis
C. E M 503 – Managing Variability and Statistics

2. MANAGEMENT
A. E M 501 – Management of Organizations
B. E M 564 – Project Management
C. E M 575 – Performance Management in Technical Organizations

3. LEGAL/FINANCE
A. E M 508 – Legal Concepts for Engineering and Technical Management
B. E M 505 – Finance for Technical Systems

Internship

[ 3 CREDITS ]

E E 701 – Master’s Independent Capstone Project, Directed Study, and/or Examination
Download the Internship Proposal form (PDF).

For more information please contact:

Dr. Robert Olsen
PO Box 642752
Pullman, WA 99164-2752
psmpower@wsu.edu
(509) 335-4950