Technical Elective Specializations

Use this form if you wish to declare an individualized technical electives track for the BS in Computer Engineering (CpE). You will not need to fill out this form if you wish to select your technical electives from the pre-approved list of technical electives in each area listed below.

Please return the signed form to the ECE department-Room 3100 in the Nguyen Engineering Building before enrolling in any technical elective coursework, or as soon as you become aware of the need for any deviation from either a pre-approved technical electives track or a previously approved individualized track. The form can be signed by either Dr. Jens-Peter Kaps, Dr. Kris Gaj, Dr. Craig Lorie or Dr. Houman Homayoun

Please make an appointment to meet with one of these advisors  to get the form signed.

Download Download Technical Elective Declaration Form

Robotics and Embedded Systems

(choose 3 courses out of 5)

CoursePrerequisites
ECE 421 Classical Systems and Control Theory ECE 220
ECE 446 Device Driver Development ECE 445
ECE 450 Introduction to Robotics CS 112, ECE 280, ECE 331 and either
ECE 332 or ECE 301
ECE 499/ECE 470 Humanoid Robotics ECE 445
ECE 510 Real-Time Concepts ECE 450 or ECE 447 or permission of
instructor

Computer Networks

(choose 3 courses out of 4)

CoursePrerequisites
ECE 460 Communication and Information Theory ECE 220, STAT 346
ECE 462 Data and Computer Communications ECE 220, STAT 346, ECE 331 or ECE 303
ECE 463 Digital Communications Systems ECE 460
IT 466 Network Security II ECE 465 (See CpE faculty)

Signal Processing

(choose 3 courses out of 4)

CoursePrerequisites
ECE 320 Signals and Systems II ECE 220
ECE 410 Principles of Discrete-Time Signal Processing ECE 320, STAT 346
ECE 460 Communications and Information Theory ECE 220, STAT 346
ECE 535 Digital Signal Processing ECE 320, STAT 346

Integrated Circuits

(choose 3 courses out of 4)

CoursePrerequisites
ECE 431 Digital Circuit Design ECE 331 and 333
ECE 433 Linear Electronics II ECE 333
ECE 430 Principles of Microelectronic Device Fabrication ECE 305 and 333 and MATH 214
ECE 565 Introduction to Optical Electronics ECE 305 and 333