ECE303 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves


Course information


Class times

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:10-11:00 AM in PH101

Recitations on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Lecture notes

Lecture slides will be made available to the students in print and also online.


There are no required texts. Some good and somewhat relevant texts are:

(1) Electromagnetic Waves by David H. Staelin, Ann W. Morgenthaler, Jin A. Kong    
Online freely accessible book Electromagnetic Fields and Energy by Herman A. Haus, James R. Melcher (


There will be three prelims and a final exam.

Grading policy

About 20% homeworks, 40% prelims, 35% final exam, 5% instructor discretion.

Course prereqs

PHYS 214, MATH 294, and ECE 210. These prereqs will be strictly enforced. Students lacking any one of these prereqs may not be allowed to take this course.