An acronym that stands for Electrical and Computer Engineering. Possibly one of the hardest classes ever to befoul the schedules of helpless Carnegie-Mellon University students.
The difficulty is divided between the enormous homework sets (often taking 8 hours or more to complete), the expensive yet useless textbooks ($185 and full of shit), and the confusing 3 hour long lab block.
"Hey man, did you do the ECE problem set?"
"Yeah, but I couldn't find the Thevenin resistance for 5B. Do I need to use nodal analysis?"