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101. Introduction to Electrical Engineering. 1 credit. An introduction to the electrical engineering discipline. Recent technologies and practices in electronics, computers, controls, power systems, robotics, communication, and microwaves. F,S
201. Introduction to Digital Electronics. 2 credits. Co-requisite: EE 202. Introduction to the fundamentals of digital circuits design. Logic gates; Boolean algebra; Karnaugh maps; Mathematical operations; Flip Flops; Counters. F,S
202. Electrical Engineering Laboratory. 1 credit. Co-requisite: 201. Introduction to design and implementation of digital electronic circuits. F,S
206. Circuit Analysis. 3 credits. Prerequisite: Math 165*. Introduces the foundations of electrical engineering, applying these concepts in developing the fundamentals of energy conversion, electronics and circuit theory. F,S
304. Computer Aided Measurement and Controls. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Math 165. The principles of the use of a computer in a measurement and control environment are presented. Software is designed to drive interfaces to perform measurement and control algorithms. The software and concepts presented are evaluated in a laboratory environment. F
306. Circuits Laboratory I. 1 credit. Co-requisite: EE 206. Introduction to methods of experimental circuit analysis and to proper uses of laboratory equipment. F,S
307. Circuits Laboratory II. 1 credit. Prerequisite: EE 306. Co-requisite: EE 313. Experimental circuit analysis and proper uses of laboratory equipment. F,S
308. Junior Laboratory I. 2 credits. Prerequisite: EE 307. Corequisite: EE 321. Practical electronics application and design using theory studied in concurrent third-year electrical engineering courses. F
309. Junior Laboratory II. 2 credits. Prerequisite: EE 308. Corequisite: EE 421. Practical electronics application and design using theory studied in concurrent third-year electrical engineering courses. S
313 Linear Electric Circuits. 3 credits. Prerequisite: EE 206*. Co-requisite: EE 307. Linear electric circuits in the steady state and transient conditions; two-port circuits; Fourier Series single and polyphase systems. F,S
314. Signals and Systems. 3 credits. Prerequisite: EE 313. Co-requisite: Math 266. Passive filters; Laplace transform applications; Fourier transform; Z-transform; Nyquist sampling theorem; other topics as time permits (state variables; introduction to control and communications theory; discrete Fourier transform). F
316. Electric and Magnetic Fields. 3 credits. Prerequisite: EE 206*. Co-requisite: Math 266. Field produced by simple distributions of electric charges and magnetic poles, field mapping and application to engineering problems. F
318. Engineering Data Analysis. 3 credits. Prerequisite: EE 206*. Co-requisite: EE 313. This course will provide undergraduate electrical engineering students with an understanding of the principles of engineering data analysis using basic probability theory and basic statistics theory. Students will have the opportunity to apply these concepts to actual engineering applications and case studies. F
321. Electronics I. 3 credits. Prerequisite: EE 313. Corequisite: EE 308. Fundamentals of semiconductors, nonlinear discrete components such as diodes and transistors, and integrated circuits; analysis and synthesis of simple electronic circuits, including amplifiers. F
397. Cooperative Education. 1-3 credits. Repeatable. Prerequisites: Admission to the electrical engineering degree program. A practical work experience with an employer closely associated with the student’s academic area. Arranged by mutual agreement among student, department, and employer. F,S,SS
401. Electric Drives. 3 credits. Prerequisite: EE 314. A study of variable speed drives and their electronic controls; analysis and synthesis of power electronics through computer simulations and laboratory implementations. S
405. Control Systems I. 3 credits. Prerequisites: EE 314 and Math 266. Mathematic modeling and dynamic response of linear control systems; stability analysis; design of linear controllers using the root locus and frequency response techniques. S
409. Distributed Networks. 3 credits. Prerequisites: EE 313 and 316. Fundamentals of transmission lines. S
411. Communications Engineering. 3 credits. Prerequisites: EE 314. Mathematical definition of random and deterministic signals and a study of various modulation systems. On demand.
421. Electronics II. 3 credits. Prerequisites: EE 314 and EE 321. Corequisite: EE 309. Analysis of electronic circuits and systems using discrete components and integrated circuits, digital circuits, active filters, and power amplifiers. S
423. Power Systems I. 3 credits. Prerequisite: EE 313. Electric power systems operation, control and economic analysis. On demand.
424. Electronic Circuits. 3 credits. Prerequisite: EE 321. Principles, applications, and design of electronic equipment studied from viewpoint of complete systems. On demand.
428. Robotics Fundamentals. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Math 266 or consent of instructor. Fundamentals of robotic systems: modeling, analysis, design, planning, and control. The project provides hands-on experience with robotic systems. On demand.
430. Radiating Systems. 3 credits. Prerequisite: EE 409. Analysis and synthesis of a variety of telecommunication and sensor systems. On demand.
434. Microwave Engineering. 3 credits. Prerequisite: EE 409 or consent of instructor. Review of transmission lines and plane waves, analysis of microwave networks and components using scattering matrices, analysis of periodic structures, transmission and cavity type filters, high frequency effects, microwave oscillators, amplifiers, and microwave measurement techniques. On demand.
451. Computer Hardware Organization. 3 credits. Prerequisites: EE 201 and 304 or consent of instructor. The study of complete computer systems including digital hardware interconnection and organization and various operation and control methods necessary for realizing digital computers and analog systems. On demand.
452. Embedded Systems. 3 credits. Prerequisites: EE 201, EE 304 and EE 321. A study of microcontroller hardware and software, with an emphasis on interfacing the microcontroller with external electronic devices such as transceivers, sensors, and actuators for communications and control within an embedded system. S
456. Digital Image Processing. 3 credits. Prerequisites: EE 304 and EE 314. Digital image retrieval, modification, enhancement, restoration, and storage. Image transformation and computer vision. The associated laboratory provides hands-on experiences. On demand.
480. Senior Design I. 3 credits. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. First course in the two-semester capstone design experience for the electrical engineering undergraduate degree, emphasizing design methodologies, communications, and teamwork. Students will select an electronic system to design, capture end-user requirements, perform component trade studies, and lead a critical design review at the end of the semester. F,S
481. Senior Design II. 3 credits. Prerequisite: EE 480. Second course in the two-semester capstone design experience for the electrical engineering undergraduate degree, emphasizing design methodologies, communications, and teamwork. Students will be required to build and test a prototype of the electronic system designed in EE 480, Senior Design I. Students will prepare written reports and deliver oral presentations on their design choices, with critique by the instructor. EE 481 satisfies three credits of the University General Education Requirement in Communication. F,S
489. Senior Honors Thesis. 1-8 credits, repeatable to 9. Prerequisite: Hon 401. Supervised independent study culminating in a thesis. F,S,SS
490. Electrical Engineering Problems. 1-9 credits. Repeatable to maximum of 9 credits. Prerequisite: Approval by departmental faculty member under whom the electrical engineering problem is studied. F,S
*Course must be completed with a “C” or better.