Courses

ECE 102  Digital Circuit Logic  Credits: 4 (3-2-0)

Course Description: Boolean algebra; Karnaugh maps; multiplexers, decoders, ROMS, PLAS, flip-flops, counters; sequential networks; state tables.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

ECE 103  DC Circuit Analysis  Credits: 3 (2-2-0)

Course Description: Basic DC circuit analysis. Use of scientific-oriented software to solve problems and analyze small projects.
Prerequisite: MATH 160 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

ECE 202  Circuit Theory Applications  Credits: 4 (3-3-0)

Course Description: Basic circuit analysis techniques and applications to engineering design problems.
Prerequisite: ECE 103 with a minimum grade of C and MATH 161 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

ECE 204  Introduction to Electrical Engineering  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Basic analog and digital circuits and systems; introduction to electromechanical devices.
Prerequisite: MATH 161 and PH 142.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 251  Introduction to Microprocessors  Credits: 4 (3-3-0)

Course Description: Microprocessor organization, assembly language, I/O techniques, real-time interfaces, applications, hardware/software.
Prerequisite: ECE 102 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

ECE 303  Introduction to Communications Principles  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: STAT 303.
Course Description: Basic concepts in design and analysis of communication systems.
Prerequisite: MATH 340, may be taken concurrently or MATH 345, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 303 and STAT 303.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 311  Linear System Analysis I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Continuous and discrete time signals and systems representations in time and frequency domain; time convolution.
Prerequisite: (ECE 202 with a minimum grade of C) and (MATH 340 with a minimum grade of C or MATH 345 with a minimum grade of C).
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 312  Linear System Analysis II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Laplace and Z transforms, applications to modulation, filtering and sampling, state space representation.
Prerequisite: ECE 311 with a minimum grade of C.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 325  Telecommunication Networks  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Principle technologies that support data and voice communications.
Prerequisite: MATH 141 or MATH 155 or MATH 160.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 331  Electronics Principles I  Credits: 4 (3-3-0)

Course Description: Discrete component semiconductor devices, characteristics and applications. Rectifier circuits, single-stage and multi-stage amplifiers.
Prerequisite: (ECE 202 with a minimum grade of C) and (MATH 340 with a minimum grade of C or MATH 345 with a minimum grade of C) and (PH 142 with a minimum grade of C).
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

ECE 332  Electronics Principles II  Credits: 4 (3-3-0)

Course Description: Discrete and integrated-circuit amplifiers-frequency response, negative feedback; digital logic circuits.
Prerequisite: ECE 331 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

ECE 341  Electromagnetic Fields and Devices I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Basic concepts of electrostatic and magnetostatic fields.
Prerequisite: (ECE 202 with a minimum grade of C) and (MATH 340 with a minimum grade of C or MATH 345 with a minimum grade of C) and (PH 142 with a minimum grade of C).
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 342  Electromagnetic Fields and Devices II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Basic concepts of time varying electromagnetic fields and transmission lines.
Prerequisite: ECE 341 with a minimum grade of C.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 395A  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Development and implementation of a project in an Electrical and Computer Engineering field of special interest under the supervision of a faculty member.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Contact department for registration. May be taken up to 6 times for credit.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 395B  Independent Study: Open Option Project  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Students will work on an array of different electrical and computer engineering projects independently or under the guidance of industry mentors. Projects will be initiated by students or outside sources and will consist of small-scale service/outreach projects or market-driven projects that simulate a business environment.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Contact department for registration. May be taken up to 6 times for credit.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 395C  Independent Study : Vertically Integrated Project  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Explore and develop comprehensive applications of electrical and computer engineering technologies as a member of a team, especially as they relate to active research areas of CSU faculty members.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Contact department for registration. May be taken up to 6 times for credit.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 401  Senior Design Project I  Credits: 3 (1-4-0)

Course Description: Advanced project, seminar series, formal written report, and oral presentation.
Prerequisite: (CS 320 with a minimum grade of C or ECE 332 with a minimum grade of C) and (ECE 312 with a minimum grade of C or PH 314 with a minimum grade of C and PH 353 with a minimum grade of C) and (ECE 342 with a minimum grade of C or ECE 452 with a minimum grade of C).
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

ECE 402  Senior Design Project II  Credits: 3 (1-4-0)

Course Description: Advanced project, formal report, and oral presentation.
Prerequisite: ECE 401.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

ECE 404  Experiments in Optical Electronics  Credits: 2 (1-3-0)

Course Description: Experiments in optical electronics and lasers.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in ECE 441. Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 411  Control Systems  Credits: 4 (3-3-0)

Course Description: Control system analysis and design for linear systems: stability and performance; time and frequency domain techniques.
Prerequisite: ECE 312 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 412  Digital Control and Digital Filters  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: FIR and IIR digital filter design, analog and digital invariance and direct digital control algorithms, hybrid systems analysis.
Prerequisite: ECE 411.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 421  Telecommunications I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Digital communication (source coding; modulation and detection; channel coding), analog communication (modulation).
Prerequisite: (ECE 303 with a minimum grade of C or STAT 303 with a minimum grade of C) and (ECE 312 with a minimum grade of C).
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 422  Telecommunications II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Issues of source coding, detection and estimation, and equalization; introduction of information theory.
Prerequisite: ECE 421.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 423  DSP for Communications  Credits: 3 (1-4-0)

Course Description: Design and programming of communication and signal processing algorithms into DSP hardware using C and assembly language.
Prerequisite: ECE 312.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 430  Fourier and Wavelet Analysis with Apps  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: MATH 430.
Course Description: Fourier analysis and transforms, FFTs; sampling theorems, computational algorithms; wavelets; applications to communication, imaging, and compression.
Prerequisite: MATH 340 or MATH 345.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both MATH 430 and ECE 430.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 431  Biomedical Signal and Image Processing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: BIOM 431.
Course Description: Principles, features and mathematical processing of biomedical signals and images including interference and noise filtering and feature enhancement.
Prerequisite: (ECE 303 with a minimum grade of C and ECE 311 with a minimum grade of C) and (PH 142 with a minimum grade of C).
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both BIOM 431 and ECE 431.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 441  Optical Electronics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Concepts of modern physics, optical properties of atoms, light sources, lasers, optical detectors, optical cavities, and optical fiber transmission.
Prerequisite: ECE 342 with a minimum grade of C.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 442  Numerical Algorithms for VLSI Modeling  Credits: 4 (3-3-0)

Course Description: Provide the foundational knowledge of numerical algorithms for modeling and simulations of high speed VLSI circuits.
Prerequisite: ECE 312 with a minimum grade of C- and ECE 332 with a minimum grade of C- and ECE 342 with a minimum grade of C-.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 444  Antennas and Radiation  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Retarded potential theory, antenna arrays, long wire antennas, dipoles, aperture antennas, receiving antennas.
Prerequisite: ECE 342 with a minimum grade of C.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 450  Digital System Design Laboratory  Credit: 1 (0-3-0)

Course Description: Small digital circuits are designed and simulated using very high speed hardware description language and synthesis tools.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in ECE 451.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 451  Digital System Design  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: State machines with PLAs as controllers and small computers; timing and race elimination considerations; state and microprogramming implementation.
Prerequisite: ECE 102 with a minimum grade of C and ECE 202 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Concurrent registration in ECE 450.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 452  Computer Organization and Architecture  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: CPU design; microarchitecture; data path and control path; pipelining; memory system; I/O system; program optimization by system software/hardware.
Prerequisite: ECE 251 with a minimum grade of C.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 454  Database Computers  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Computer architectures for database processing. Data filters, associative processors, parallel and distributed computers, text search processors.
Prerequisite: ECE 251 with a minimum grade of C- or CS 370.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 455  Introduction to Robot Programming/Simulation  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Fundamentals of simulating and programming of workcells that include robots and other articulated objects.
Prerequisite: CS 155 with a minimum grade of C and CS 156 with a minimum grade of C and CS 157 with a minimum grade of C or CS 160 with a minimum grade of C or CS 163 with a minimum grade of C or CS 164 with a minimum grade of C.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 456  Computer Networks  Credits: 4 (3-3-0)

Course Description: Circuit/packet switching, protocols, LAN/MAN, TCP/IP, error correction, wireless LANS, mobile networks.
Prerequisite: (CS 160 with a minimum grade of C or CS 157 with a minimum grade of C and CS 156 with a minimum grade of C and CS 155 with a minimum grade of C) and (ECE 251 with a minimum grade of C) and (ECE 303 with a minimum grade of C or STAT 303 with a minimum grade of C).
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 457  Fourier Optics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction to optical systems for signal and information processing with emphasis on Fourier optics.
Prerequisite: ECE 311 with a minimum grade of C and ECE 342 with a minimum grade of C.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 461  Power Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Multi-phase power systems; power generation, transformer design, power distribution, power costs.
Prerequisite: ECE 332 with a minimum grade of C and ECE 462 with a minimum grade of C, may be taken concurrently.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 462  Power Systems Laboratory  Credit: 1 (0-3-0)

Course Description: Set of labs designed to enhance students' understanding of power systems.
Prerequisite: ECE 332 with a minimum grade of C and ECE 461 with a minimum grade of C, may be taken concurrently.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 465  Electrical Energy Generation Technologies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Various electrical energy generation alternatives. Comparisons based on cost, reliability, availability and environmental impact.
Prerequisite: ECE 202 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 466  Integrated Lighting Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Technical underpinnings of light sources, their associated heat sink fixtures and power electronics drivers.
Prerequisite: ECE 331 or INTD 330.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 471A  Semiconductor Physics  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Fundamentals of semiconductor electron, hole states and motion: bandgap, effective mass, carrier density, Fermi level, doping, drift and diffusion.
Prerequisite: (MATH 340 or MATH 345) and (PH 142).
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 471B  Semiconductor Junctions  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Quantitative analysis of field, carrier and current distributions in pn and metal-semiconductor junctions.
Prerequisite: ECE 331 with a minimum grade of C and ECE 471A, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 472  MOS Integrated Circuits  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: MOS transistor theory, design rules, layout design, gate, cell and circuit design, memories, clocking strategies, MOS technologies.
Prerequisite: ECE 332 with a minimum grade of C-.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 495A  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Development and implementation of a project in an electrical and computer engineering field of special interest under the supervision of a faculty member.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Junior standing. Contact department for registration. May be taken up to 6 times for credit.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 495B  Independent Study: Open Option Project  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Students will work on an array of different electrical and computer engineering projects independently or under the guidance of industry mentors. Projects will be initiated by students or outside sources and will consist of small-scale service/outreach projects or market-driven projects that simulate a business environment.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Junior standing. Contact department for registration. May be taken up to 6 times for credit.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 495C  Independent Study: Vertically Integrated Projects  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Explore and develop comprehensive applications of electrical and computer engineering technologies as a member of a team, especially as they relate to active research areas of CSU faculty members.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Junior standing. Contact department for registration. May be taken up to 6 times for credit.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 503  Ultrafast Optics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Principles and theory behind ultrashort pulse generation, amplification, and manipulation.
Prerequisite: (ECE 341) and (ECE 342 or ECE 343).
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 504  Physical Optics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Classical optics from first principles; basic electromagnetic theory to wave and geometric guides.
Prerequisite: ECE 341 and ECE 342.
Registration Information: Graduate standing can substitute for ECE 342.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 505  Nanostructures: Fundamentals and Applications  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Fundamentals of quantum confinement; nanostructures optical properties; fabrication and characterization.
Prerequisite: ECE 342 and PH 353.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 506  Optical Interferometry and Laser Metrology  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: High resolution metrology techniques utilizing and interferometric sensors using lasers and other light sources.
Prerequisite: ECE 341 and ECE 342 and ECE 441.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 507  Plasma Physics and Applications  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Fundamental principles and industrial applications of plasmas.
Prerequisite: ECE 342.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 508  Introduction to Power System Markets  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ENGR 508.
Course Description: Deregulated electrical power systems, system security, investments in generation and transmission, ancillary services, and nodal pricing.
Prerequisite: ECE 461.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 508 and ENGR 508. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 509  Signal Processing for Power Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ENGR 509.
Course Description: Signal processing tools for analyzing power systems, voltage frequency, magnitude variations, unbalance, waveform distortion.
Prerequisite: ECE 312 and ECE 461.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 509 and ENGR 509. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 510  Wide-Area Monitoring for Power Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: WAMS for modern power grid including signal processing, communications and networking techniques in WAMS/WAMS applications.
Prerequisite: ECE 312 with a minimum grade of C and ECE 461 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 511  Global Navigation Satellite System Receivers  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Fundamentals of global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) receivers and software-based implementation of GNSS receiver functions.
Prerequisite: ECE 312 with a minimum grade of C and ECE 411, may be taken concurrently.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 512  Digital Signal Processing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Discrete time signals and systems, digital filter design and implementation, fast algorithms, quantization effects.
Prerequisite: ECE 312 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 513  Digital Image Processing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Image acquisition and display systems, image enhancement, restoration and encoding, image analysis; real-life applications.
Prerequisite: (ECE 303 with a minimum grade of C or STAT 303 with a minimum grade of C) and (ECE 312 with a minimum grade of C).
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 514  Applications of Random Processes  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Bit-error rates, signal-to-noise power ration, signal detection, signal estimation, Wiener filter, application.
Prerequisite: (ECE 303 with a minimum grade of C or STAT 303 with a minimum grade of C) and (ECE 312 with a minimum grade of C).
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 515  Satellite Navigation Systems Engineering  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Fundamentals of GPS, satellite orbits, ground monitoring and control, receiver systems, measurement errors and correction techniques, and position, velocity, and time calculations.
Prerequisite: (CS 160 with a minimum grade of C or CS 163 with a minimum grade of C or CS 164 with a minimum grade of C) and (ECE 311 with a minimum grade of C and MATH 261 with a minimum grade of C and PH 142 with a minimum grade of C).
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 516  Information Theory  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Information measures and their properties; lossless data compression; channel capacity; channel coding theorem; rate distortion theorem.
Prerequisite: (ECE 303 or STAT 303) and (ECE 421).
Term Offered: Fall (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 520  Optimization Methods-Control and Communication  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Linear and nonlinear optimization theory and methods; applications in systems, control, and communication.
Prerequisite: MATH 229 and MATH 317.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 521  Satellite Communication  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Principles of satellite communication systems engineering.
Prerequisite: ECE 421.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 524  Wireless Telecommunications  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Physical layer design, including channel modeling, receiver design and performance, and multiple access techniques.
Prerequisite: ECE 421.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 525  Fiber Optic Communications  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Optoelectronic and optical components for fiber optics; communications system physical layer issues and examples.
Prerequisite: ECE 471B.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 526  Biological Physics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: BIOM 526.
Course Description: Mathematical and physical modeling of biological systems. Mass transport in cellular environments. Electrical/mechanical properties of biomolecules.
Prerequisite: (MATH 340 or MATH 345) and (PH 122 or PH 142).
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 526 and BIOM 526. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 532  Dynamics of Complex Engineering Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ENGR 532.
Course Description: Higher-level behavior and issues that emerge from interaction between components in complex socio-technical systems.
Prerequisite: ENGR 501, may be taken concurrently or ECE 501, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 532 and ENGR 532. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 534  Analog Integrated Circuit Design  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Design methods for state-of-the-art analog integrated circuits including CMOS op-amps, comparators, and phase-locked loops.
Prerequisite: ECE 332 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in ECE 535. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 535  Analog Integrated Circuit Laboratory  Credit: 1 (0-2-0)

Course Description: Analog integrated circuits are designed and simulated using modern software tools.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in ECE 534. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 536  RF Integrated Circuit Design  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Design of state-of-the-art ICs for RF applications including CMOS low-noise amplifiers, voltage-controlled oscillators, mixers and power amplifiers.
Prerequisite: ECE 332.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 537  Biomedical Signal Processing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: BIOM 537.
Course Description: Measuring, manipulating, and interpreting biomedical signals.
Prerequisite: MATH 340 or ECE 311 or STAT 303.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 537 and BIOM 537.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 538  Design/Analysis of Analog Digital Interface  Credits: 4 (3-3-0)

Course Description: Topics of interface circuit designs analog and digital interfaces. Basic concept of designing and analyzing analog and digital interface circuits.
Prerequisite: ECE 312 with a minimum grade of C and ECE 332 with a minimum grade of C and ECE 451 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 540  Computational Electromagnetics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Computational techniques for practical applications in electromagnetic fields, devices, scattering, propagation, and radiation.
Prerequisite: ECE 342.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 542  Parallel CAD Algorithms for IC Design  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Cutting edge CAD paradigms for fast simulation of massively coupled circuits in nanoscale integrated circuits.
Prerequisite: ECE 311 with a minimum grade of C and ECE 331 with a minimum grade of C.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 543  Accelerator Engineering  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Development and uses of accelerators and storage rings. Principles of electric and magnetic fields used to bend, focus and accelerate charged particles.
Prerequisite: ECE 342 with a minimum grade of C or PH 351 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 546  Laser Fundamentals and Devices  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Amplification of light, laser excitation mechanisms, laser devices, characteristics and design.
Prerequisite: ECE 441.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 548  Microwave Theory and Component Design  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Fundamentals of microwave engineering, components, devices, and measurements.
Prerequisite: ECE 342 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 549  Radar Systems and Design  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Fundamental ideas of radar operation and basic design of various radar types including current topics.
Prerequisite: ECE 444.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 550A  Microprocessors Based Systems  Credits: 4 (3-2-0)

Course Description: High-performance microprocessors, e.g., 68000 family; intelligent I/O processors. Asynchronous bus, virtual memory, microprocessor in control and multi-user systems.
Prerequisite: ECE 451.
Registration Information: CSUN students only. Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 550B  Microprocessors Based Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: High-performance microprocessors, e.g., 68000 family; intelligent I/O processors. Asynchronous bus, virtual memory, microprocessor in control and multi-user systems.
Prerequisite: ECE 451.
Registration Information: CSUN students only.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 551  Microwave and Beam Instrumentation Lab  Credits: 3 (2-3-0)

Course Description: Particle beam instrumentation, microwave measurements and magnetic measurements used in the design and diagnoses of charged particle beam accelerators.
Prerequisite: ECE 342 with a minimum grade of C or PH 351 with a minimum grade of C.
Term Offered: Fall (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 552  Pulsed Power and Intense Beams  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Engineering concepts of high-power pulsed electronics and RF systems; how to produce and utilize intense beams. The conversion of electrical power.
Prerequisite: ECE 341 with a minimum grade of C or ECE 342 with a minimum grade of C or PH 351 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 554  Computer Architecture  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Fundamentals of computer design, multiprocessors and thread-level parallelism, storage systems, and interconnection networks and clusters.
Prerequisite: ECE 452 or CS 470.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 555  Advanced Robotics–Redundancy & Optimization  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced analysis, design, and control of kinematically redundant articulated objects, including both robotic and biological systems.
Prerequisite: ECE 455 and MATH 369.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 557  Digital Optical Computing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Optical devices; optical disks, holographic memories; interconnection networks. Optical systems for numerical and nonnumerical data processing.
Prerequisite: ECE 441 or ECE 451 or ECE 554.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 560  Foundations of Fine-Grain Parallelism  Credits: 4 (3-2-0)

Also Offered As: CS 560.
Course Description: Programming novel architectures; performance tuning; automatic parallelization; program transformation; polyhedral model; equational programming.
Prerequisite: CS 475.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory. Credit not allowed for both ECE 560 and CS 560.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 561  Hardware/Software Design of Embedded Systems  Credits: 4 (3-3-0)

Also Offered As: CS 561.
Course Description: Embedded systems design including system level modeling, design space exploration, hardware-software partitioning, high level synthesis.
Prerequisite: CS 270 or CS 470 or ECE 251 or ECE 452.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 561 and CS 561. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 562  Power Electronics I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Switch mode and resonant converters, control using switch averaged dynamic models, modeling of all circuit components including sources, loads, and switches.
Prerequisite: ECE 332 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 563  Power Electronics II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Electrical energy, processing circuits, lightweight power management, and power conversion circuits emphasizing small signal transfer functions.
Prerequisite: ECE 562.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 564  Resonant Converters  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Analysis and design of resonant converters.
Prerequisite: ECE 562.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 565  Electrical Power Engineering  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ENGR 565.
Course Description: Analysis of power systems in terms of current, voltage, and active/reactive power; introduction of computer-aided tools for power systems.
Prerequisite: ECE 332 and ECE 342.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 565 and ENGR 565. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 566  Grid Integration of Wind Energy Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Aspects of integration of wind energy conversion systems (WECS) to electric power transmission grids.
Prerequisite: ECE 461 and ECE 462 or ECE 565.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 566 and ENGR 566. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 568  Electrical Energy Generation Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ENGR 568.
Course Description: Energy systems: renewable and traditional. Physics and operation of energy devices; solar-photovoltaic, wind energy, gas, coal and nuclear plants.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Credit not allowed for both ECE 568 and ENGR 568. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 569  Micro-Electro-Mechanical Devices  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: MECH 569.
Course Description: Micro-electro-mechanical processes and applications in sensors, optics, and structures.
Prerequisite: ECE 331 with a minimum grade of C or MECH 344 with a minimum grade of C.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 569 and MECH 569. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 571  VLSI System Design  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Design of integrated circuits at the system level including cell design, digital systems, parallel architecture, systolic arrays.
Prerequisite: (ECE 451) and (ECE 575, may be taken concurrently).
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 572  Semiconductor Transistors  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Quantitative analysis of electric field, carrier and current distributions in MOSFETs and bipolar junction transistors; scaling, non-idealities.
Prerequisite: ECE 331 with a minimum grade of C and ECE 471B, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 573  Semiconductor Optoelectronics Laboratory  Credits: 3 (1-4-0)

Course Description: Experimental characterization techniques for semiconductor optoelectronic devices and design and testing of related electronic circuits.
Prerequisite: ECE 471B.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 574  Optical Properties in Solids  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Light propagation and interaction with materials; linear and non-linear optical properties.
Prerequisite: ECE 441 with a minimum grade of C.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 575  Experiments in VLSI System Design I  Credit: 1 (0-3-0)

Course Description: Set of labs designed to enhance students' understanding of the materials in ECE 571.
Prerequisite: ECE 451.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in ECE 571.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 576  VLSI Processing-Science and Technology  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Physics, chemistry of VLSI processing including plasma, thermal techniques of oxidation, deposition; photolithography, etching, cleaning, process modeling.
Prerequisite: ECE 472.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 587  Internship  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Internship experience in Electrical or Computer Engineering.
Prerequisite: ECE 312 or ECE 456.
Registration Information: Graduate standing.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 604  Nonlinear Optics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Principles of nonlinear optics, symmetry properties, multiple order nonlinear phenomenon, and nonlinear spectroscopy.
Prerequisite: ECE 504 and PH 451.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 611  Nonlinear Control Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Controller analysis and design for nonlinear systems.
Prerequisite: ECE 412.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 612  Robust Control Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction to modern robust control theory techniques for analysis and design of large-scale uncertain multivariable systems.
Prerequisite: ECE 411.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 614  Principles of Digital Communications  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Information theory, optimal receiver design, waveform coding, error correcting coding.
Prerequisite: ECE 514.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 621  Energy Storage for Electrical Power Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ENGR 621.
Course Description: Physics and operation of electrical, mechanical, thermal and novel energy storage systems/devices.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Credit not allowed for both ECE 621 and ENGR 621. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 622  Energy Networks and Power Distribution Grids  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ENGR 622.
Course Description: Energy networks: generation, storage, consumers. Systems approach to analysis of distribution networks and transition to intelligent grid systems.
Prerequisite: (ECE 411 or MECH 417) and (ECE 565 or ENGR 565).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 622 and ENGR 622. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 623  Electric Power Quality  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ENGR 623.
Course Description: Interconnecting power electronic devices and renewable energy sources to power systems.
Prerequisite: ECE 461 or ECE 562.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 623 and ENGR 623. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 641  Electromagnetics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Electrostatics, magnetostatics, boundary value problems, EM induction, quasi-statics, Maxwell's equations.
Prerequisite: ECE 342.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 642  Time Harmonic Electromagnetics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Maxwell's equations, radiation, boundary value problem, dyadic Green's functions, scattering theory.
Prerequisite: ECE 641.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 643  Advanced Accelerator Engineering  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Advanced concepts in particle beam accelerator technology and engineering, linear accelerators and principles of intense pulsed electron ion beams.
Prerequisite: ECE 543 with a minimum grade of C.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 650  Extreme Ultraviolet and Soft X-Ray Radiation  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Fundamental principles of short wavelength electromagnetic radiation.
Prerequisite: ECE 342.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 651  Detection Theory  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Neyman-Pearson and Bayes detectors and properties, matched filter and matched subspace detectors, distributed detection, and applications.
Prerequisite: ECE 512 and ECE 514.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 652  Estimation and Filtering Theory  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Linear and Nonlinear parameter and state estimation methods; Optimal Kalman state estimation and applications.
Prerequisite: (ECE 411 or ECE 412) and (ECE 514 or STAT 525).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 655  Multidimensional Digital Signal Processing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Multidimensional signals and systems, 2-D transforms, stability methods, design and implementations, spectral factorization, and image modeling.
Prerequisite: ECE 512.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 656  Machine Learning and Adaptive Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Adaptive system theory, statistical pattern recognition, supervised and unsupervised learning, support vector machines, manifold learning, applications.
Prerequisite: ECE 512.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 658  Internet Engineering  Credits: 4 (3-3-0)

Also Offered As: CS 658.
Course Description: Link technologies, multiple access, hardware and software for internetworks routing, switching flow control, multicast, performance, and applications.
Prerequisite: ECE 456 or CS 457.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory. Credit not allowed for both ECE 658 and CS 658. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 660  Advanced Topics in VLSI Design  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: VLSI synthesis, optimization, and other issues.
Prerequisite: ECE 571.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 661  Advanced Topics in Embedded Systems  Credits: 4 (3-3-0)

Course Description: Embedded systems design: networks on chip, novel memory architectures, synthesis algorithms, optimization for low power, fault tolerance, security.
Prerequisite: (ECE 452) and (ECE 561 or CS 561).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 666  Topics in Robotics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Recent advances in robotics, automation, and intelligent systems.
Prerequisite: ECE 455.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 670B  Topics in Architecture/Systems: Performance Evaluation and Modeling  Credits: Var[1-4] (0-0-0)

Also Offered As: CS 670B.
Course Description:
Prerequisite: ECE 554 or CS 570.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 670B and CS 670B.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 670C  Topics in Architecture/Systems: Distributed Systems  Credits: Var[1-4] (0-0-0)

Also Offered As: CS 670C.
Course Description:
Prerequisite: ECE 554 or CS 570.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 670C and CS 670C.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 670D  Topics in Architecture/Systems: Architecture of Advanced Systems  Credits: Var[1-4] (0-0-0)

Also Offered As: CS 670D.
Course Description:
Prerequisite: ECE 554 or CS 570.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 670D and CS 670D.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 672  Principles of Semiconductors  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: PH 672.
Course Description: Electronic properties of semiconductors; band structure, statistics, transport properties, photoelectronic properties, potential barriers, interfaces.
Prerequisite: ECE 471B or PH 531.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 672 and PH 672.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 673  Thin Film Growth  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Microstructures of physically vapor-deposited films; thin-film morphological development; atomistic processes of condensation, nucleation, and growth.
Prerequisite: CHEM 474 or CHEM 476 or MECH 337 or PH 361 or PH 531.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 674  Heterogeneous Computing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: CS 674.
Course Description: Allocation of resources to tasks in parallel and distributed heterogeneous computing systems. A variety of computational environments are considered.
Prerequisite: CS 570 or CS 575 or ECE 550A or ECE 550B or ECE 554.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 674 and CS 674.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 695  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 697  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Also Offered As: ENGR 697.
Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 697 and ENGR 697.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 699  Thesis  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 721  Topics in Communication Theory  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Detection and estimation theory; radar-sonar problems; nonlinear modulation; information theory; communication systems.
Prerequisite: ECE 521.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 742  Topics in Electromagnetics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Applications of wave propagation and scattering to microwave radar, Doppler radar, meteorological radar applications.
Prerequisite: ECE 641.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 744  Topics in Plasma Dynamics  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Kinetic equations, nonlinear theory of waves and instabilities; plasma fluctuation and radiations; plasma diagnostics and plasma heating.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 752  Topics in Signal Processing  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Adaptive filtering, spectral estimation, sonar/radar signal processing, and detection/classification schemes.
Prerequisite: (ECE 512) and (ECE 514 or STAT 525).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 777  X-Ray Lasers  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Fundamentals, design, and implementation of soft X-ray lasers and X-ray optics.
Prerequisite: ECE 546.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 795  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ECE 799  Dissertation  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.