May 22, 2024  
2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Prefix and Course Index 

 

Elementary and Bilingual Education

Courses are designated EDEL in the class schedule.

  
  • EDEL 536 - Curriculum Theory and Development (3)


    School curriculum, including the forces operating on the curriculum and the participants involved in curriculum building. Process of curriculum building.

    Prerequisite: teaching credential.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • EDEL 537 - Graduate Studies: Current Issues and Problems (3)


    Problems and issues in elementary and secondary education, their causes and possible solutions. One or more sections may be offered in any online format.

    Prerequisite: teaching credential.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EDEL 538 - Teaching and Learning in the Early Childhood Classroom (3)


    Applying significant research in the education of young children. Current instructional strategies and criteria for planning and improving programs in early childhood education.

    Prerequisite: teaching credential.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • EDEL 541 - Culture and Education of Latino Students (3)


    Impact of historical, social, political and economic forces on educational experiences for Latino students in the U.S., in particular, those of Mexican origin. Immigration, migration, language and culture with respect to educational attainment. (EDEL 541 and EDSC 541 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: admission to credential program or master’s program.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • EDEL 541K - Culture and Education of Korean Students (3)


    Korean culture, Korean-American history, the socioeconomic contexts of Korean immigration, and their contributions to the United States. Korean cultural values and their educational and social implications, bilingual education issues and teaching strategies. (EDSC 541K and EDEL 541K are the same course). Requires Korean fluency.

    Prerequisite: admission to Multiple Subject or Single Subject Bilingual Credential Program or master’s program; or consent of Korean Bilingual Authorization coordinator.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • EDEL 541V - Culture and Education of Vietnamese Students (3)


    Vietnamese culture, Vietnamese-American history, the socioeconomic contexts of Vietnamese immigration and Vietnamese Americans’ contributions to the United States. Vietnamese cultural values and their educational and social implications, bilingual education issues, and teaching strategies. (EDSC 541V and EDEL 541V are the same course).

    Prerequisite: admission to Multiple- or Single- Subject Bilingual Credential Program or master’s program; or consent of Vietnamese Bilingual Authorization coordinator.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • EDEL 542 - Current Issues and Problems in Bilingual-Bicultural Education (3)


    Problems and issues in the development and implementation of bilingual-bicultural education.

    Prerequisite: teaching credential.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EDEL 543 - Elementary Graduate Seminar: Critical Arts Education with/in Urban Communities (3)


    Critical arts practices with/in multilingual and multicultural communities. Issues pertinent to just, equitable and inclusive education through the arts. Applications for arts education curriculum integration, instructional strategies and assessment in both school and community settings.

    Prerequisite: admission to credential or master’s program.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • EDEL 548 - Social Studies, Science and Math in Early Childhood Education (3)


    Current curriculum standards and instructional options in social studies, science and mathematics in early childhood education. Content, process skills and literature connections.

    Prerequisite: teaching credential.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • EDEL 551 - Assessment Across the Curriculum (3)


    Improving student performance through assessment, self-assessment and student goals setting; establishing congruence between purposes, audiences and instruments used. Designing and selecting instruments, including performance assessment, portfolio, observation and personal communication forms for standards-based assessment.

    Prerequisite: teaching credential.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EDEL 552 - Family, Community and Professional Partnership (3)


    Value of educational partnerships between families, teachers and the community. Inquiry and the development of strategies to develop partnerships, address and overcome barriers, and sustain partnerships to enhance the education of children.

    Prerequisite: teaching credential.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • EDEL 556 - Foundations of Education for Social Justice (3)


    Educational practice and research within the framework of social justice. Analyze poverty, inequality and discrimination in society and schooling, while articulating the potential of education as an effective approach to social justice.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • EDEL 571 - Graduate Studies in Elementary Education: Science Education Practicum (3)


    Strategies for effectively teaching and assessing science content knowledge, science process skills, and scientific attitudes in the elementary school; includes field assignments in elementary schools (1 unit - 4 hours per week); seminars (2 units - 2 hours per week). Principles of effective staff development in elementary science education.

    Prerequisite: EDEL 533 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • EDEL 590 - Technology Professional Development in Schools (3)


    Planning, implementing and evaluating technology professional development in schools. Writing grants, acting as a change agent and serving as a technology leader in a school. Fieldwork required.

    Prerequisites: Level 2 technology proficiency; EDEL 522 , EDEL 523 .

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • EDEL 594 - Culminating Project (3)


    Preparing, evaluating, developing and presenting curriculum research proposals culminating in a graduate project.

    Prerequisite: 3.0 GPA.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.Department Consent Required
  
  • EDEL 597 - Research Project (1-3)


    Individual research on an empirical project, with conferences with the instructor, culminating in a project. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 units. Consent of instructor required.

    Prerequisite: 3.0 GPA.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EDEL 598 - Thesis (1-3)


    Individual research with conferences with the instructor, culminating in a thesis. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 units. Requires consent of instructor.

    Prerequisite: 3.0 GPA.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EDEL 599 - Independent Graduate Research (1-3)


    Independent inquiry. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 units. Requires one year of teaching experience.

    Prerequisite: teaching credential.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required

Electrical Engineering

Courses are designated as EGEE in the class schedule.

  
  • EGEE 203 - Electric Circuits (3)


    Units; Ohm’s and Kirchhoff’s laws; mesh and nodal analysis, superposition; Thevenin and Norton theorems; RL and RC transients; phasors and steady state sinusoidal analysis; response as a function of frequency; current, voltage and power relationships; polyphase circuits.

    Prerequisites: PHYS 226 , MATH 250A . Corequisite: CPSC 120  or EGME 205 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 203L - Electric Circuits Laboratory (1)


    Simple resistive RL and RC circuits, electrical measurement techniques, verification of basic circuit laws through hard-wired breadboarding and CAD circuit simulation. (3 hours laboratory)

    Pre- or corequisite: EGEE 203 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 215 - Solving Engineering Problems Using MATLAB (1)


    Formulating, solving, verifying and reporting engineering problems such as control, signal processing and communication systems and engineering, math and physics problems such as engineering/scientific computations and operations research using the MATLAB/SIMULINK program. (3 hours laboratory)

    Prerequisite: CPSC 120 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 245 - Computer Logic and Architecture (3)


    Logic design and organization of the major components of a computer, analysis and synthesis of combinational and sequential logics, analysis of the arithmetic, memory control and I/O units, concepts in computer control.

    Prerequisite: CPSC 120 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 245L - Computer Logic and Architecture Lab (1)


    Computer-Aided Design (CAD) of digital logic circuits, including decoders, multiplexes, adders and subtracters, counters, shift registers and Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU) of a computer. After verifying the CAD design through simulation, the circuits are built on a protoboard. (3 hours laboratory)

    Pre- or corequisite: EGEE 245 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 280 - Microcontollers (3)


    Microcontrollers, microcontroller programming model and instruction set, assembler directives, writing and debugging microcontroller assembly language routines, microcontroller memory system, microcontroller communication systems. (1 hour lecture, 4 hours laboratory) (EGCP 280 and EGEE 280 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: EGCP 180  or EGEE 245 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 281 - Designing with VHDL (2)


    Introduction to various modeling methods, timings, events, propagation delays and concurrency, the language constructs, data representations and formats, and physical attributes. (1 hour lecture, 2 hours laboratory) (EGCP 281 and EGEE 281 are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: CPSC 120  or CPSC 121 ; EGCP 180  or EGEE 245 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 303 - Electronics (3)


    Characteristics and elementary applications of semiconductor diodes, field-effect transistors and bipolar-junction transistors and operational amplifiers; mid-frequency small-signal analysis and design of transistors.

    Prerequisites: PHYS 227 , EGEE 203 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 303L - Electronics Laboratory (1)


    Semiconductor diodes, transistors and elementary electronic circuits through hard-wired breadboarding, CAD electronic simulation and analysis. (3 hours laboratory)

    Prerequisites: EGEE 203L , ENGL 101 . Corequisite: EGEE 303 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 308 - Engineering Analysis (3)


    Fundamentals and engineering applications of Fourier transforms, Laplace transforms, complex analysis, vector analysis; engineering applications. (EGCE 308, EGEE 308, EGGN 308 and EGME 308 are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: PHYS 226 , MATH 250B .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 309 - Network Analysis (3)


    Performance of RLC circuits; complex frequency and the s-plane; frequency response and resonance; network topology; two-port network characterization; classical filter theory.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 203 , EGGN 308 . Pre- or corequisite: EGEE 203L .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 310 - Electronic Circuits (3)


    Continuation of EGEE 303; analyzing and designing multistage and feedback amplifiers; frequency characteristics of amplifiers, frequency characteristics and stability of feedback amplifiers, differential amplifiers, design of IC circuit biasing, operational amplifiers and their applications.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 303 , EGEE 309 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 310L - Electronic Circuits Lab (1)


    Computer-Aided Design (CAD) of electronic circuits, including multi-stage feedback amplifiers; linear and integrated circuits; ADC and DAC and wireless design projects. After verifying the CAD design through simulation, the circuits are built on a protoboard. (3 hours laboratory)

    Prerequisite: EGEE 303L . Pre- or corequisite: EGEE 310 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 311 - Field Theory and Transmission Lines (3)


    Introduction to waves and phasors; analysis and design of transmission lines; electrostatics and magnetostatics; boundary value problems; Maxwell equations.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 203 , MATH 250B , PHYS 226 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 313 - Introduction to Electromechanics (3)


    Electromagnetic fields and circuits; transformers, saturation effects. Simple electro-mechanical systems. Circuit models, terminal characteristics and applications of DC and AC machines.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 309 , EGEE 311 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 313L - Power Laboratory (1)


    Experiments in electromagnetic fields and circuits, transformers and electromechanical systems such as AC and DC machines (3 hours laboratory)

    Prerequisite: EGEE 303L . Pre- or corequisite: EGEE 313 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 323 - Engineering Probability and Statistics (3)


    Set theory: axiomatic foundation of probability; random variables; probability distribution and density functions; joint, conditional and marginal distributions; expected values; distribution of functions of random variables; central limit theorem; estimation.

    Prerequisite: MATH 250A  or MATH 270B .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 401 - Engineering Economics and Professionalism (3)


    Development, evaluation and presentation of design alternatives for engineering systems and projects using principles of engineering economy and cost benefit analysis. Engineering profession, professional ethics and related topics. (Not available for use on graduate study plans.) (EGEE 401, EGCE 401, EGCP 401 and EGME 401 are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: MATH 150A ; Engineering or Computer Science major; junior or senior standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 404 - Introduction to Microprocessors and Microcomputers (3)


    Hardware and software concepts in microprocessors, processor family chips, system architecture, CPU, input/output devices, interrupts and DMA, memory (ROM, RAM), electrical and timing characteristics, assembly language programming.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 245L , EGEE 280 ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 406 - Design Applications with Microcontroller and FPGA (3)


    Digital system application design using microcontrollers, FPGAs and CPLDs including programming hardware interfacing, A/D conversion, CLB, logic arrays, interconnections, testing and simulations.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 245 , EGEE 245L , EGEE 280 ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 409 - Introduction to Linear Systems (3)


    Development of time and frequency domain models for physical systems. Linearization process and representation with block diagrams and signal flow graphs; discrete-time systems and digital signals including use of Z-transforms; stability theory of continuous and discrete time systems.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 309 ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 410 - Electro-Optical Systems (3)


    Introduction to electro-optics; optical radiation characteristics and sources; geometrical and physical optics; lasers and electro-optical modulation; quantum and thermal optical radiation detectors; detector performance analysis; electro-optical systems modeling and analysis; application examples.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 311 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 416 - Feedback Control Systems (3)


    Feedback control system characteristics; stability in the frequency and time domains; analysis and design of continuous-time systems using root-locus, Bode and Nyquist plots, Nichols chart and applications.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 409 ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 420 - Introduction to Digital Filtering (3)


    Discrete-time signals and systems; solution of difference equations; Fourier transform for a sequence; Z-transform; discrete Fourier transform; FIR and IIR realizations; design of digital filters.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 409 ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 435 - Microwave Engineering (3)


    Essential fundamentals for radio frequency, wireless and microwave engineering. Wave propagation in cables, wave-guides and free space; impedance matching, standing wave ratios, impedance and scattering parameters.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 311 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 442 - Electronic Circuits (3)


    Power amplifiers and tuned amplifiers; RF amplifiers; modulation and detection circuits; oscillators; and operational amplifier applications.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 310 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 443 - Electronic Communication Systems (3)


    Principles of amplitude, angular and pulse modulation, representative communication systems, the effects of noise on system performance.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 310 , EGEE 323 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 445 - Digital Electronics (3)


    RC circuits, attenuators, compensation and scope probe. Logic circuits: DTL, TTL, STTL, LSTTL and ECL. Fanout, noise-immunity, switching speed, power consumption, input-output characteristics. Design and analysis of MOS logic circuits; PMOS, NMOS and CMOS gates, flip-flops, shift registers and memory circuits.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 245 , EGEE 303 ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 448 - Digital Systems Design with FPGA (3)


    Basic concepts and characteristics of digital systems, traditional logic design, LSI/VLSI logic design with VHDL, combinational and sequential logic, and their applications; timing and control, race conditions and noise, microcomputers, computer-aided programming, development systems, microcomputer system hardware design, input/output devices.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 245 , EGEE 281 , EGEE 303 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 455 - Microelectronics and Nano Devices (3)


    Quantum mechanical principles, crystal structure, energy brand, carrier transport, carrier generation and recombination, p-n junction, bipolar transistor, MOSFET, MEFET and related devices, basic microwave and optoelectronic technology, crystal growth and fabrication, introduction to nano structure, nano devices and technology.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 303 , EGEE 311 ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 460 - Introduction to Cellular Mobile Communications Systems (3)


    Introduction to wireless mobile telecommunications, description and analysis of cellular radio systems, co-channel interference reduction, channel capacity and digital cellular systems.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 443 ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 461 - Low Power Digital IC Design (3)


    Importance of low power design; analysis of power dissipation in digital integrated circuits; circuit-level low-power techniques, logic-level low power techniques and system-level low power techniques. EGCP 461  and EGEE 461 are the same course.

    Prerequisites: EGCP 180  or EGEE 245 ; EGEE 303 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 465 - Introduction to VLSI Design (3)


    Computer-aided design of VLSI circuits. MOS device structure, design rules, layout examples and CMOS standard cells. Speed power trade off, scaling, device and circuit simulation. VLSI design software tools. Routing method system design, Design Project. Chip fabrication through MOSIS service, testing.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 245 , EGEE 303 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 469 - Antennas for Wireless Communications (3)


    Aspects of antenna theory and design; radiation from dipoles, loops, apertures, microstrip antennas and antenna arrays.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 311 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 480 - Optical Engineering and Communications (3)


    Optics review, lightwave fundamentals, integrated optic waveguides, first design of fiber optic system, analog and digital modulation, digital fiber optic system design, baseband coding, digital video transmission, optical emitters and receivers, coherent optical communication, measurements in fiber optic telecommunication.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 311 , PHYS 227 ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 483 - Introduction to Global Positioning Systems (GPS) (3)


    Description of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Differential Global Positioning Systems (DGPS), GPS navigation, errors. Satellite signals and co-ordinate transform math. Modeling for position and velocity. Application to navigation.

    Corequisite: EGEE 409  or EGCP 371 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 483L - Global Positioning System Lab (2)


    Novatel, Magelon, Ahstek, Collins and Tribel receivers. Computing GPS and GEO stationary satellite positions from ephemeris data available on almanac. Calculate and compensate errors, such as selective availability, ionospheric, tropospheric and satellite ad receiver, in the data.(1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory)

    Corequisite: EGEE 483 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 485 - Electrical Engineering Design Projects Laboratory (3)


    Practical aspects of design and project construction. Instructor-approved design project in electrical engineering, inter-disciplinary projects. Using CAD program for schematic capture and simulation. Constructing final hardware according to the design specification. Performance evaluation and demonstration of project. (1 hour lecture, 6 hours laboratory).

    Prerequisites: EGEE 280 , EGEE 310L , EGEE 323 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • EGEE 497 - Senior Project (1-3)


    Directed independent design project. May be taken for credit for a maximum of six units. Requires consent of adviser and instructor.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • EGEE 499 - Independent Study (1-3)


    Specialized topics in engineering selected in consultation with and completed under the supervision of the instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Requires approval of study plan by adviser.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • EGEE 503 - Information Theory and Coding (3)


    Information measures, probabilistic studies of the transmission and encoding of information, Shannon’s fundamental theorems and coding for noisy channels.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 323 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 504A - Linear Network Synthesis (3)


    Synthesis of passive element driving-point and transfer-functions with emphasis on RC networks. Basic operational amplifier RC circuits and their performance limitations, introduction to second-order RC active filters. Parameter sensitivity analysis.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 310 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 507 - Detection Theory (3)


    Formulation of decision rules for the detection of signals in a noisy environment, optimum receivers. Estimation of parameters of detected signals. Estimation theory.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 580 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 510 - Optics & Electromagnetics in Communications (3)


    Plane-wave propagation and reflection from multiple layers; two- and three-dimensional boundary value problems; waveguides and resonant cavities; radiation from apertures and antennas; electromagnetic properties of materials, gases and plasmas; significant coverage of engineering applications.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 480 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 518 - Digital Signal Processing I (3)


    Discrete Fourier transform; fast Fourier transform; Chirp Z-transform; discrete time random signals; floating-point arithmetic; quantization; finite word length effect in digital filters; spectral analysis and power spectrum estimation.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 420 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 522 - Spread Spectrum Communications (3)


    Spread Spectrum (SS) Systems. Performance analysis of coherent digital signaling schemes. Synchronization. Direct sequence, frequency hopping, time hopping and Hybrid Spread Spectrum Modulations. Binary shift register sequences. Code tracking loops. SS systems performance in a jamming environment, with forward error correction.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 443 , EGEE 580 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 523A - VLSI and Nano Technology and Devices (3)


    Silicon crystal, PN junction physics, oxide and interface physics and wafer fabrication technology; oxidation, diffusion, ion-implantation, epitaxy, photolithography and thin films process. Layout design principle for integrated circuits. Nano-electronic devices and technology.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 455.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 523B - CMOS VLSI Design (3)


    Surface physics of MOS system and MOS device physics. Short channel effect; hot carrier effect, subthreshold conduction. CMOS fabrication process. Layout design rules. Scaling design and analysis of CMOS circuits. Standard cell method. CAD design and SPICE simulation.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 465, EGEE 448.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 526 - Digital Control Systems (3)


    Analysis, design and implementation of digital control systems; Z-transform methods; frequency domain and state-space approach for discrete-time systems.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 416.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 529 - Principles of Neural Systems (3)


    Principles of neural systems and their hardware implementation. Basic properties, discrete and continuous bidirectional associative memories. Temporal associative memories. Neural nets classifiers, perceptrons, supervised and unsupervised learning. Forward and backward propagation. Electrical models of neural networks using op-amp., analog VLSI.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 310, EGEE 409.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 531 - Digital Communication & Phase Locked Loop (3)


    Theory of digital communications. Baseband modulation and demodulation/detection. Bandpass modulation/demodulation. Theory of noise and linear system. FM feedback principles. Theory and design of phase locked loops and their application in communication and control.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 443.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 536 - Modern Power Systems (3)


    Modern electrical power system containing interconnected generation, transmission and distribution subsystems. Mathematical foundations for analysis, such as per unit systems and symmetrical components. Power flow analysis, simulation, fault analysis, optimal power flow, microgrids and integration of renewable energy.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 203, EGEE 215, EGEE 309, EGEE 313; or graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 537 - Satellite Communications (3)


    Satellite systems, link analysis, propagation effects, SNR/CNR calculations, modulation schemes, TDMA, FDMA, and CDMA techniques.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 443.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 557 - Microprogramming and Embedded Microprocessors (3)


    Introduction to microprogramming concepts and applications to the control unit of a computer, microprogrammable control, arithmetic-logic unit, implementation of an embedded process on FPGA and interfacing with external memories.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 448 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 558B - Microprocessors and Systems Applications II (3)


    Advanced microprocessor architecture and their applications to microcomputer networking; RISC VS CISC architectures, communication protocol, distributed-operating system, and local area networks.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 558A.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 559 - Introduction to Robotics (3)


    Science of robotics from an electrical engineering standpoint, including modeling, task planning, control, sensing and robot intelligence.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 416.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 580 - Analysis of Random Signals (3)


    Random processes pertinent to communications, controls and other physical applications, Markov sequences and processes, the orthogonality principle.

    Prerequisite: EGEE 323, EGEE 409.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 581 - Theory of Linear Systems (3)


    State space analysis, linear spaces, stability of systems; numerical methods of linear systems analysis and design.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 416, EGGN 403.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 582 - Linear Estimation Theory (3)


    Mathematical models of continuous-time and discrete-time stochastic processes; the Kalman filter, smoothing and suboptimal filtering computational studies.

    Prerequisites: EGEE 580 , EGEE 581 .

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGEE 597 - Project (1-3)


    Unless approved by the department chair, EGEE 597 cannot be taken if EGEE 598 or EGEE 599 have been completed. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 units. Requires consent of adviser. Classified graduate students only.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required
  
  • EGEE 598 - Thesis (1-6)


    Unless approved by the department chair, EGEE 598 cannot be taken if EGEE 597 has been completed. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Requires consent of adviser. Classified graduate students only.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required
  
  • EGEE 599 - Independent Graduate Research (1-3)


    Unless approved by department chair, EGEE 599 cannot be taken if EGEE 597 has been completed. May be repeated for a maximum of six units. Requires consent of adviser.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required

Engineering Management

Courses are designated as EGMT in the class schedule.

  
  • EGMT 545 - Foundations of System Engineering (3)


    Introduction to challenges and considerations when designing complex systems. Fundamentals of systems engineering and system level modeling methods used in practice. Models and tools used to enable the use of models for trade studies during the design of complex systems.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGMT 550 - Decision and Risk Analysis (3)


    This course aims at providing a well-rounded learning experience on risk management and decision making. This course will enable students to have an exposure to deal with engineering and business problems facing uncertainties.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGMT 571 - Modern Product Design (3)


    Modern product development, design and prototyping are covered. Product development and prototyping is examined from a research standpoint in this course. Customer outcomes gathering, functional modeling, product architecture, modern techniques for concept generation and selection are explored. Also covered are recently developed theories and techniques for prototyping. The topics’ place in the overall design process is shown through a product development and prototyping project.

    Prerequisites: EGME 322L , EGME 335 , EGME 421 ; or graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGMT 572 - Decision Based Design (3)


    This course will focus on decision-based design as a generic tool for optimal decision-making, with an emphasis on applications in engineering design. It will also cover uncertainty quantification, and study the mathematical fundamentals of utility theory and discrete choice analysis.

    Prerequisite: EGME 454 ; or graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

  
  • EGMT 597 - Project (3)


    Preparation for and completion of written and oral comprehensive case studies culminating experience requirement for the Master of Science in Engineering Management Degree. Supervising faculty advisor and Graduate Coordinator permissions are required.

    Graduate-level


English

Courses are designated as ENGL in the class schedule. For world literature in English translation, see courses under Comparative Literature (CPLT)

  
  • ENGL 99 - Developmental Writing (3)


    Intensive course in basic writing skills. Prepares students for ENGL 101. Degree credit is not awarded for this course. (ENGL 99 and ESE 99 are the same course.)

    Student has English Level 2 or milestone not completed Level 1 or milestone not completed.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 100 - Analytic College Writing (3)


    Learn to express ideas clearly and effectively in well-developed, focused essays that support arguments with relevant and adequate evidence, and use the style and conventions of standard academic prose. (ENGL 100 and ESE 100 are the same course.)

    Corequisite: ENGL 100W .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 100W - Analytic College Writing Workshop (1)


    With tutorials, computer activities, and classroom activities, this course serves as the corequisite of ENGL 100. Together, the purpose of ENGL 100/100W is to improve students’ ability to compose analytical college essays. (ENGL 100W and ESE 100W are the same course)

    Prerequisite: below 147 on English Placement Test.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 101 - Beginning College Writing (3)


    Introduction to the fundamentals of expository prose. Grammatical and basic rhetorical concepts and practices necessary for successful college writing. Placement to be determined by multiple measures. Instructional fee.

    Placement to be determined by multiple measures. Students may be required to take ENGL 101P .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 101P - Preparatory College Writing (3)


    Practice and instruction in college-level writing. Writing, revision, grammar, rhetorical and research skills necessary for success in ENGL 101. Enrollment determined by appropriate placement assessment. (ENGL 101P and ESE 101P are the same course.)

    Placement based on appropriate iBT or IELTS writing subscores. Students who score lower than 24 on the TOEFL iBT writing section or lower than 6.5 on the IELTS writing section must take TESL 100 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 105 - Introduction to Creative Writing (3)


    Exploratory creative writing with the opportunity to write in various genres. No credit toward the major or minor.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 200 - Literature and Popular Culture (3)


    For non-English majors who like to read. Uses subjects in popular culture to study fiction, drama and poetry; including non-conformity and rebellion in modern music, conspiracy theory, visual literacy and the influence of science. Carries no credit toward the major.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 206 - Introduction to Language Structure and Language Use (3)


    Introduction to the nature, structure, development and use of English. How sounds are articulated and patterned in meaningful units (phonology); symbolic correspondence (phonics); rules of word formation (morphology); word history (etymology); and language use (pragmatics). (ENGL 206 and LING 206 are the same course.)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ENGL 211 - British Literature to 1760 (3)


    Major periods and movements, major authors and major forms through 1760.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 212 - British Literature from 1760 (3)


    Major periods and movements, major authors and major forms from 1760 through modern times.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 221 - American Literature to Whitman (3)


    Major writers, such as Hawthorne, Poe, Melville, Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman and Dickinson.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 222 - American Literature from Twain to the Moderns (3)


    Major writers such as Twain, James, Crane, Hemingway, Faulkner, O’Neill, Frost and Eliot.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • ENGL 250 - Introduction to Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S. (3)


    Introducing multi-ethnic literatures of the U. S., the course considers texts within their cultural, historical, and socio-political contexts. Relates multi-ethnic literature to the creative and performing arts. Themes covered may include diaspora, migration, memory, history, citizenship, and/or ethnic identities. (CHIC 250, AFAM 250, ASAM 250 and ENGL 250 are the same course.)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 300 - Analysis of Literary Forms (3)


    Main literary forms-prose fiction, poetry and drama-are studied and analyzed. English majors should schedule this basic course as early as possible.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • ENGL 301 - Advanced College Writing (3)


    Writing expository prose for non-English majors. Precision in rhetoric and development of individual style by concentration on matters of diction, audience, emphasis and persuasion.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
 

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