Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Program Director: Jerome Butler, Ph.D.

A minimum of eight courses must be taken in two of the areas listed below. A minimum of four courses must be in the primary area and a minimum of two must be in the secondary area. At least 2 of the major courses (6 TCH) must be at the 8000 level.

  • Communication and Networking
  • Signal Processing and Control
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electromagnetics and Optics
  • Electronics Materials, Devices and Microelectronics

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Candidates must satisfy a total of 30 term credit hours (TCH) with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.

All students must complete 12 term credit hours (TCH) of the core curriculum from one of the tracks below.

Communication and Networking
EE 7370 Communication and Information Systems
EE 7375 Random Processes in Engineering
EE 7376 Introduction to Computer Networks
EE 7377 Embedded Wireless Design Laboratory
EE 7378 Mobile Phone Embedded Design
EE 7379 Optimization in Wireless Networks
EE 8368 Signal Processing for Wireless Communications
EE 8370 Analog and Digital Communications
EE 8371 Information Theory
EE 8372 (CSE 8352) Cryptography and Data Security
EE 8375 Error Control Coding
EE 8376 Detection and Estimation Theory
EE 8377 Advanced Digital Communications
EE 8378 Performance Modeling and Evaluation of Computer Networks

Signal Processing and Control
EE 7345 Medical Signal Analysis
EE 7360 Analog and Digital Control Systems
EE 7362 (ME 7302) System Analysis
EE 7371 Analog and Digital Filter Design
EE 7372 Topics in Digital Signal Processing
EE 7373 DSP Programming Laboratory
EE 7374 Digital Image Processing
EE 7375 Random Processes in Engineering
EE 8364 Statistical Pattern Recognition
EE 8365 Adaptive Filters
EE 8367 (ME 8367) Nonlinear Control
EE 8368 Signal Processing for Wireless Communications
EE 8373 Digital Speech Processing
EE 8374 Fundamentals of Computer Vision
EE 8376 Detection and Estimation Theory

Computer Engineering
EE 7321 Semiconductor Devices and Circuits
EE 7340 Biomedical Instrumentation
EE 7356 VLSI Design and Lab
EE 7357 CAE Tools for Structured Digital Design
EE 7378 Mobile Phone Embedded Design
EE 7381 Digital Computer Design
EE 7385 Microcontroller Architecture and Interfacing
EE 8356 Advanced Topics in VLSI Design
EE 8382 Digital Signal Processing Architectures

Electromagnetics and Optics
EE 7330 Electromagnetics: Guided Waves
EE 7332 (MATH 6360) Electromagntetics: Radiation and Antennas
EE 7333 Antennas and Radiowave Propagation for Personal Communications
EE 7336 Introduction to Integrated Photonics
EE 8322 Semiconductor Lasers
EE 8331 Microwave Electronics
EE 8332 Numerical Techniques in Electromagnetics
EE 8333 Advanced Electromagnetic Theory

Electronic Materials, Devices and Microelectronics
EE 7310 Introduction to Semiconductors
EE 7312 Compound Semiconductor Devices and Processing
EE 7314 (ME 7314) Introduction to Microelectromechanical Systems and Devices
EE 7321 Semiconductor Devices and Circuits
EE 8322 Semiconductor Lasers
EE 8355 Transistor Integrated Circuits

Students must also take two minor courses from graduate offerings in EE, EETS, ME, CSE, ENCE, EMIS, Math, Physics, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Geological Sciences and Business.

An optional MS thesis could be substituted for two of the eight major/minor courses and count towards the 8000 level requirement.