Core Courses

Core courses are listed below. Depending upon your MS track, you will take either one or two core courses.

Area of Interest

Core Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Automatic Control (AC)

ECE 60200

Lumped System Theory

3

Communications Networks and Signal and Image Processing (CNSIP)

ECE 60000

Random Variables and Signals

3

Computer Engineering (CE)

ECE 60800

Computational Models and Methods

3

Fields and Optics (FO)

ECE 60400

Electromagnetic Field Theory

3

Microelectronics and Nanotechnology (MN)

ECE 60600

Solid State Devices

3

Power and Energy Systems (PES)

ECE 61000

Energy Conversion

3

VLSI and Circuit Design (VLSI)

Not currently available online

ECE 55900

MOS VLSI Design

3

Primary and related areas: All MSECE students must select a primary area of interest from the list above and take the associated core course. The area of the second core course, if required, is considered the student’s related area.