Courses

Electrical and Computer Engineering Emphasis

Electrical and Computer Engineering Concentrations:

 

Communications, Signal Processing, and Control Systems

Students selecting this depth area are expected to have an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering or a closely related field. The course requirements for the communications, signal processing, and control systems depth area are shown below. 


Take any two of the following courses for 8 credits:

Number

Course Title

Semester Offered

 EGR 415

Communications Systems

Rotating Fall and Winter

EGR 423

Digital Signal Processing Systems

Rotating Fall and Winter

EGR 455

Automatic Control

Rotating Fall and Winter

 

The following course must be taken for 3 credits:

Number

Course Title

Semester Offered

EGR 653

Digital and Adaptive Systems

Fall (even years)

 

Note that students in this depth area are required to complete electives as follows:

     EGR 692/EGR 693 Capstone or EGR 696/697 Capstone (7 credit hours of electives)
     EGR 690 Capstone (13 credit hours of electives)

Students are encouraged to consider electives in the other depth areas of electrical and computer engineering, as well as computer science, statistics, and the Seidman College of Business. Since elective courses are most often 3 credits, an independent study for 1 credit can be arranged through the graduate program director. See the section on Electives courses for details.


Electrical Energy Systems

Students selecting this depth area are expected to have an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field. The course requirements for the Electrical Energy Systems depth area are shown below. All of the following three courses must be taken for 10 credits.

Number

Course Title

Semester Offered

EGR 430

Electromechanics

Winter

EGR 655

Power Electronics

Fall (odd years)

EGR 656

Electrical Drive Systems

Winter (even years)

 

Note that students in this depth area are required to complete electives as follows.

     EGR 692/693 Capstone or EGR 696/697 Capstone (8 credit hours of electives)
     EGR 690 Capstone (14 credit hours of electives)

Since elective courses are most often 3 credits, an independent study for 2 credits can be arranged through the graduate program director. See the section on Electives for details.

Students are encouraged to consider electives in the other depth areas of electrical and computer engineering, as well as computer science, statistics, and the Seidman College of Business.


Digital and Computer Systems

Students selecting this depth area are expected to have knowledge of the following topics:

·         Structured programming in the C language

·         An introduction to microcontrollers

·         Electric circuit analysis (2 courses)

·         The topics in EGR 326, including: Design and analysis of combinational and sequential circuits, programmable logic devices, microcontrollers, and peripherals

The course requirements for the Digital and Computer Systems depth area are shown below.

The following two engineering courses for 8 credits:

 

Number

Course Title

Semester Offered

 EGR 424

Design of Microcontroller Applications

Spring/Summer

 EGR 426

Integrated Circuit Systems Design

Winter

 

Two computer science courses from the following list for 6 credits. Please note that some courses may be taken as a part of a two-course sequence only.

Any two of the following courses may be taken:

Number

Course Title

Semester Offered

CS 459

Embedded Computer Systems

Spring/Summer
(odd years)

CS 635

Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

Winter

CS 671

Information Visualization

Winter

CS 677

High-Performance Computing

Fall

CS 678

Machine Learning

Winter

 

Two of the three object-oriented technology courses may be taken:

Number

Course Title

Semester Offered

CS 621

     Object-Oriented Programming    

Fall

CS 622

Software Design Methodologies

Winter

CS 623

Graphical User Interface Design

Fall

Two of the three distributed computing courses may be taken:

Number

Course Title

Semester Offered

CS 654

           Computer Networking          

Winter

CS 656

Operating Systems

Fall

CS 658

Distributed Computing

Winter

Two of the three database management courses may be taken:

Number

Course Title

Semester Offered

CS 673

Principles of Database Design

Fall

CS 676

Database Management Systems

Winter

CS 679

    Advances in Database Mgmt Systems

Fall

Note that students in this depth area are required to complete electives as follows.

     EGR 692/693 Capstone or EGR 696/697 Capstone (4 credit hours of electives)
     EGR 690 Capstone (10 credit hours of electives)

Since elective courses are most often 3 credits, an independent study for 1 credit can be arranged through the graduate program director. See the section on Electives for details.

Students are encouraged to consider electives in the other depth areas of electrical and computer engineering as well as computer science, statistics, and the Seidman College of Business.

 

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