Courses and Prerequisites

Number Title Prerequisites
ECE 110 Introduction to Electronics Credit or concurrent registration in MATH 220 or MATH 221 Website
ECE 120 Introduction to Computing Website
ECE 200 Seminar Website
ECE 205 Introduction to Electric and Electronic Circuits Credit in PHYS 212 Website
ECE 206 Electric and Electronic Circuits Laboratory Credit in PHYS 212
Concurrent registration in ECE 205
ECE 210 Analog Signal Processing Credit in ECE 110
Credit in PHYS 212
Credit or concurrent registration in MATH 285 or MATH 286
Website
ECE 211 Topics in Analog Circuits and Systems Credit in ECE 110
Credit in PHYS 212
Credit in MATH 285 or MATH 286
Website
ECE 220 Computer Systems & Programming Credit in ECE 120 or ECE 198 JL or ECE 198 JL2 Website
ECE 297 Individual Study
ECE 298 JA Concepts in Engineering Math Website
ECE 304 Photonic Devices
ECE 310 Digital Signal Processing Credit in ECE 210 Website
ECE 311 Digital Signal Processing Lab Website
ECE 313 Probability with Engineering Applications Credit in MATH 286 or MATH 415 Website
ECE 314 Probability in Engineering Lab Website
ECE 316 Ethics and Engineering Credit in RHET 105 Website
ECE 329 Fields and Waves I Credit in ECE 210 Website
ECE 330 Power Circuits and Electromechanics Credit in ECE 210 Website
ECE 333 Green Electric Energy Credit in ECE 205 or ECE 210 Website
ECE 340 Semiconductor Devices Credit in ECE 210
Credit in PHYS 214
Credit or concurrent registration in ECE 329
Website
ECE 342 Electronic Circuits Credit in ECE 210 Website
ECE 343 Electronic Circuits Laboratory Credit or concurrent registration in ECE 342 Website
ECE 350 Fields and Waves II Credit in ECE 329 Website
ECE 374 Intro to Algs & Models of Comp
ECE 380 Biomedical Imaging Website
ECE 385 Digital Systems Laboratory Credit in ECE 110
Credit in ECE 220
Website
ECE 391 Computer Systems Engineering Credit in CS 233 or ECE 120 or ECE 198 JL or ECE 198 JL2 Website
ECE 395 Advanced Digital Projects Laboratory Credit in ECE 385 Website
ECE 396 Honors Project
ECE 397 Individual Study in ECE Problems
ECE 398 Special Topics in ECE
ECE 398 PSC Innovation and Engineering Design
ECE 402 Electronic Music Synthesis Credit in ECE 310 Website
ECE 408 Applied Parallel Programming Website
ECE 411 Computer Organization and Design Credit in CS 241 or ECE 391 Website
ECE 414 Biomedical Instrumentation Credit in ECE 205 or ECE 210 Website
ECE 415 Biomedical Instrumentation Laboratory Credit or concurrent registration in ECE 414 Website
ECE 420 Digital Signal Processing Laboratory Credit in ECE 310 Website
ECE 422 Computer Security I Credit in CS 241 or ECE 391 Website
ECE 425 Intro to VLSI System Design Credit in CS 233 or ECE 385
Credit in CS 233 or ECE 411
Website
ECE 428 Distributed Systems Credit in CS 241 or ECE 391 Website
ECE 438 Communication Networks Credit in CS 241 or ECE 391
Credit in ECE 313 or MATH 461 or MATH 463 or STAT 410
Website
ECE 439 Wireless Network Credit in CS 241 or ECE 391
Credit in ECE 313 or MATH 461 or MATH 463 or STAT 410
Website
ECE 444 IC Device Theory & Fabrication Credit in ECE 340 Website
ECE 445 Senior Design Project Laboratory Senior Standing Website
ECE 446 Prin of Expmntl Research in EE
ECE 447 Active Microwave Circuit Design Credit in ECE 350
Credit in ECE 453
Website
ECE 448 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence Credit in CS 225 or ECE 391
ECE 452 Electromagnetic Fields Credit in ECE 350 Website
ECE 453 Wireless Communication Systems Credit or concurrent registration in ECE 342
Credit in ECE 329
Website
ECE 455 Optical Electronics Credit in ECE 350 or PHYS 436 Website
ECE 456 Global Nav Satellite Systems
ECE 459 Communications, I Credit in ECE 313 or STAT 410 Website
ECE 460 Optical Imaging Credit in ECE 329
Credit or concurrent registration in ECE 313 or STAT 400 or STAT 410
Website
ECE 462 Logic Synthesis Credit in CS 233 or ECE 198 KL or ECE 198 KL1 or ECE 198 KL2 or ECE 198 KL3 or ECE 220 Website
ECE 464 Power Electronics Credit in ECE 342 Website
ECE 468 Optical Remote Sensing Credit in PHYS 214
Credit in ECE 210
Credit in ECE 329
Credit in ECE 313 or IE 300 or STAT 400 or STAT 410
Website
ECE 469 Power Electronics Laboratory Credit in ECE 343
Credit or concurrent registration in ECE 464
Website
ECE 470 Introduction to Robotics Credit in MATH 225 or MATH 286 or MATH 415 or MATH 418 Website
ECE 473 Fundamentals of Engineering Acoustics Credit in MATH 285 or MATH 286 Website
ECE 476 Power System Analysis Credit in ECE 330 Website
ECE 478 Formal Software Development Methods Credit in CS 225
Credit in CS 373 or MATH 414
ECE 482 Digital IC Design Credit in ECE 198 KL or ECE 198 KL1 or ECE 198 KL2 or ECE 198 KL3 or ECE 220 or ECE 290
Credit in ECE 342
Website
ECE 485 Introduction to Microelectromechanical Devices and Systems Senior Standing Website
ECE 486 Control Systems Credit in ECE 210 Website
ECE 487 Introduction to Quantum Electronics Credit in PHYS 485
ECE 488 Compound Semiconductors and Devices Credit in ECE 340
Credit in ECE 350
Website
ECE 491 Introduction to Numerical Analysis Credit in CS 101 or CS 101 or CS 125 or CS 125
Credit in CS 257 or CS 357 or MATH 415 or MATH 415
Credit in MATH 285 or MATH 285
ECE 492 Introduction to Parallel Programming Credit in CS 225 Website
ECE 496 Senior Research Project Credit in RHET 105
Senior Standing
Website
ECE 498 Special Topics in ECE
ECE 498 RC3 Smartphone Computing and Applications Website
ECE 498 YL3 Networking for Big Data Website
ECE 499 Senior Thesis Credit in ECE 496 Website
ECE 500 Graduate Seminar Website
ECE 500 U ECE Colloquium
ECE 511 Computer Architecture Credit in CS 433 or ECE 411 Website
ECE 515 Control System Theory & Design Credit in ECE 486 Website
ECE 517 Nonlinear & Adaptive Control Credit in ECE 515 Website
ECE 520 Electromagnetic Waves and Radiating Systems Credit in ECE 452 Website
ECE 524 Advanced Computer Security Credit in CS 461 or CS 463
ECE 526 Distributed Algorithms
ECE 530 Analysis Techniques for Large-Scale Electrical Systems Credit in ECE 476
Credit in ECE 464
ECE 534 Random Processes Credit in ECE 313 or MATH 461 or STAT 400 or STAT 410 Website
ECE 535 Theory of Semiconductors and Semiconductor Devices Website
ECE 541 Computer Systems Analysis Credit in ECE 313 or MATH 461 or MATH 463 or STAT 410
ECE 544 Topics in Signal Processing
ECE 544 NA Pattern Recognition Website
ECE 548 Computer Models of Cognitive Processes Credit in CS 440
ECE 551 Digital Signal Processing, II Credit in ECE 313
Credit in ECE 310
Website
ECE 553 Optimum Control Systems Credit in ECE 313 or STAT 410
Credit in ECE 515
Website
ECE 556 Coding Theory Credit in MATH 417 Website
ECE 562 Advanced Digital Communications Website
ECE 563 Information Theory Credit in ECE 534 or MATH 464 or MATH 564 Website
ECE 577 Advanced Antenna Theory Credit in ECE 520
ECE 580 Optimization by Vector Space Methods Credit in MATH 415 or MATH 482
Credit in MATH 447
ECE 588 Electricity Resource Planning Credit in MATH 415
Credit in ECE 476
Credit in ECE 313 or STAT 410
ECE 590 Grad Seminar in Special Topics
ECE 590 B Seminar: Antennas, Electromagnetics & Coherent Optics
ECE 590 D Seminar: Bioacoustics
ECE 590 H Seminar: Gaseous Electronics
ECE 590 I Seminar: Power Systems
ECE 596 Master's Project
ECE 597 Individual Study in ECE
ECE 598 Comput. Inference and Learning
ECE 598 AM Cryptocurrency Security
ECE 598 HH Wireless Networks & Mobile Sys Website
ECE 598 NS Machine Learning in Silicon
ECE 598 PM Computational Inference and Learning
ECE 599 Thesis Research

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