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Undergraduate Certificate in Embedded Systems Special Programs


Prerequisite Requirements

Either an academic or a working knowledge of analog electronics, digital electronics, and microprocessors is required. Some familiarity with C++ is also required. If specific knowledge in any of these areas is missing, students who wish to receive the certificate must take one or more of the following prerequisite courses (or equivalents):

Course Name Course # Credits
Circuits and Electronics EEE 2123 3
Microprocessors EEE 3233 3
Intro to C Programming MCS 1142 2

Certificate Requirements  

The Certificate program requires 17 credit hours of coursework.  The following courses are required (11 hours)

Course Name Course # Credits
Advanced Digital Elec Lab EEE 3221 1
Advanced Digital Elec Lab EEE 3221 1
Embedded Systems EEE 4243 3
Embedded Systems Lab EEE 4241 1
Real Time Systems EEE 4273 3

Elective courses must be selected from the following list of courses. (6 credit hours) 

Course Name Course # Credits
Computer Networking EEE 4263 3
Automotive Electronics EEE 4333 3
Instrumentation and Sensor Tech EEE 4583 3
Digital Control Systems EEE 5534 4
Digital Signal Processing EEE 5654 4
Digital Communications EEE 4XX3 3

Transfer Credits

A maximum of 8 credit hours can be transferred from other institutions, providing the courses being transferred have not been sided to satisfy other degree requirements. Of the 8 credit hours, up to 6 are allowed for recitation courses, and up to 2 are allowed for lab courses.