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Graduate Course Offerings:
2014-2015 Academic Year

The following is a list of the likely graduate course offerings for the ECE Department for the 2014-2015 academic year. Please refer to the course descriptions linked to in each section for brief overviews of course content and for information regarding prerequisite requirements.

There are designations regarding the likely format of offering for each course in brackets following the name of the course. The designations are as follows.

  • 'D' denotes an on campus offering during the daytime hours (between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST);
  • 'E' denotes an on campus offering during the evening hours (at or after 5:00 p.m. EST); and
  • 'O' denotes an online offering.

Fall Quarter

Computer Engineering (ECEC)

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  • ECEC 571: Introduction to VLSI Design [D]
  • ECEC 631: Principles of Computer Networking [D, O]
  • ECEC 661: VLSI Design [D]
  • ECEC 690: Special Topics: Advanced Programming [E]
  • ECEC 690: Special Topics: Web Security I [D]

Electrophysics (ECEE)

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  • ECEE 507: Electromagnetic Field Analysis I [D]
  • ECEE 518: Microwave Passive Components [D]
  • ECEE 641: Fiber Optics & Optical Communications I [O]

Power Engineering (ECEP)

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  • ECEP 501: Power System Analysis [E, O]
  • ECEP 601: Modeling & Analysis of Power Distribution Systems [E]

Systems Engineering (ECES)

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  • ECES 511: Fundamentals of Systems I [E, O]
  • ECES 521: Probability & Random Variables [D, O]
  • ECES 604: Optimal Estimation & Stochastic Control [E]
  • ECES 631: Fundamentals of Deterministic Digital Signal Processing [D]
  • ECES 690: Special Topics: Bioinformatics [D]

Telecommunications (ECET)

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  • ECET 511: Physical Foundations of Telecommunications Networks [E]

Winter Quarter

Computer Engineering (ECEC)

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  • ECEC 500: Fundamentals of Computer Hardware [D]
  • ECEC 572: Custom VLSI Design & Analysis I [D]
  • ECEC 621: High Performance Computer Architecture [E]
  • ECEC 632: Performance Analysis of Computer Networks [D, O]
  • ECEC 671: Electronic Design Automation for VLSI Circuits I [D]
  • ECEC 690: Special Topics: Cell and Tissue Image Analysis [D]
  • ECEC 690: Special Topics: Web Security II [D]

Electrophysics (ECEE)

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  • ECEE 508: Electromagnetic Field Analysis II [D]
  • ECEE 519: Microwave Active Subsystems [D]
  • ECEE 520: Solid-State Electronics [D]

Power Engineering (ECEP)

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  • ECEP 502: Computer Analysis of Power Systems [E, O]
  • ECEP 602: Power Distribution Automation and Control [E]
  • ECEP 641: Protective Relaying [E]

Systems Engineering (ECES)

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  • ECES 512: Fundamentals of Systems II [E, O]
  • ECES 522: Random Processes & Spectral Analysis [E, O]
  • ECES 690: Special Topics: Cell and Tissue Image Analysis [D]
  • ECES 690: Special Topics: Forensic Signal Processing [D]

Telecommunications (ECET)

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  • ECET 512: Wireless Systems [E]

Spring Quarter

Computer Engineering (ECEC)

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  • ECEC 520: Dependable Computing [D]
  • ECEC 573: Custom VLSI Design & Analysis II [D]
  • ECEC 623: Advanced Topics in Computer Architecture [E]
  • ECEC 633: Advanced Topics in Computer Networking [D, O]

Electrophysics (ECEE)

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  • ECEE 517: Microwave Networks & Transmission Media [E]

Power Engineering (ECEP)

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  • ECEP 503: Synchronous Machine Modeling [E, O]
  • ECEP 603: Service and Power Quality in Distribution Systems [E]
  • ECEP 642: Protective Relay Laboratory [E]

Systems Engineering (ECES)

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  • ECES 513: Fundamentals of Systems III [E, O]
  • ECES 523: Detection & Estimation Theory [D]
  • ECES 561: Medical Robotics I [D]
  • ECES 690: Special Topics: Haptics [D]

Telecommunications (ECET)

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  • ECET 602: Information Theory and Coding [E]

Special Topics Course Groupings

Below is a listing of the set(s) of special topics courses that are considered by the ECE Department to be a graduate course grouping. For more information about how these groupings may be useful for program planning and for a list of course groupings of standing departmental courses, please visit the departmental graduate course groupings page.

Web Security

  • ECEC 690: Special Topics: Web Security I
  • ECEC 690: Special Topics: Web Security II