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Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Course Descriptions

BIOL 201
CHEM 201
EECE 200
EECE 205
EECE 240
EECE 250
EECE 300
EECE 305
EECE 310
EECE 315
EECE 320
EECE 323
EECE 326
EECE 330
EECE 340
EECE 398
EECE 470
EECE 498
ENGG 140
ENGG 222
ENGG 255
ENGG 300
ENGL 101
ENGL 102
ENGL 103
MATH 210
MATH 220
MATH 230
MATH 231
MATH 240
PHIL 222
PHYS 201
PHYS 202
PSPK 101
UNIV 100
WLDC 201
WLDC 202




BIOL 201 | PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY (3-0-3)
Corequisite: ENGL 101 (students will not receive credit for both BIOL 201 and SCIE 201) | F, S, SI
This course introduces students to principles of biology including basic concepts in biochemistry and bioenergetics, cell biology, genetics, speciation, ecology and conservation biology. It introduces students to the modern techniques and applications in biological sciences especially those relevant to biotechnology, biomedical applications and the sustainable development of natural resources in the environment.

CHEM 201 | GENERAL CHEMISTRY (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 100 | F, S, SI
Fundamental laws and theories of chemical reactions. Topics include atomic structure, bonding theory, stoichiometry, properties of solids, liquids, and gases; chemical thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and kinetics; introduction to organic chemistry.

EECE 200 | LINEAR CIRCUIT ANALYSIS I W/LAB (3-3-4)
Prerequisite: PHYS 202, Corequisite: MATH 231 (students will not receive credit for both EECE 200 and EECE 201) | F, S
Physical principles underlying circuit model elements. Basic circuit elements, resistance, inductance, and capacitance. Independent and controlled sources and OpAmps. Analysis of steady-state and transient responses. First and second-order circuits.

EECE 205 | LINEAR CIRCUIT ANALYSIS II W/LAB (3-3-4)
Prerequisites: EECE 200, MATH 231 | S, SI
Analysis of sinusoidal steady-state systems. Frequency response and Bode plots. Circuit analysis
using mathematical transforms, convolution integrals, state variable methods, and transfer functions. Simulation software applications.

EECE 240 | DIGITAL SYSTEM DESIGN W/LAB (3-3-4)
Prerequisites: EECE 200 | S, SI
Introduction to digital logic design. Boolean algebra and switching theory, logic minimization and K-maps, combinational design, programmable logic, state elements, synchronous sequential design, and basic memory structure.

EECE 250 | INTERMEDIATE PROGRAMMING (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ENGG 140 | F, S
Object-oriented programming for advanced problem solving. Abstract classes, inheritance, and polymorphism. Advanced flow control instructions, abstract data types, I/O streams, and memory management. Elementary data structures.

EECE 300 | MICROELECTRONIC DEVICES AND CIRCUITS I, W/LAB (3-2-3)
Prerequisites: CHEM 201, EECE 205 | F
Conceptual and functional description of the characteristics of microelectronic devices, semiconductors, PN junctions, diode circuits, BJT and FET’s. Load-line analysis, biasing and
small analysis, digital logic circuits. Design Project.

EECE 305 | MICROELECTRONIC DEVICES AND CIRCUITS II (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: EECE 300 | S
Analysis and design of electronic circuits and systems. Single-stage and multistage amplifiers, frequency response, feedback amplifiers, power amplifiers, oscillators, memory and data converter circuits. Advanced digital technologies.

EECE 310 | APPLIED ELECTROMAGNETICS I (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: EECE 205, MATH 240 | F
Vector analysis. Coulomb’s law and the static electric field. Electric flux and Gauss’ law. Electrostatic work, energy, and potential. Capacitance and dielectric materials. Current and conductors. Laplace’s equation. Ampere’s law and the static magnetic field. Magnetic materials and properties. Faraday’s law and induction.

EECE 315 | APPLIED ELECTROMAGNETICS II W/LAB (3-2-3)
Prerequisites: EECE 310, ENGG 255 | S
Time-varying fields and Maxwell’s equations. Electromagnetic waves and propagation. Reflection and transmission of plane waves. Theory and applications of transmission lines. The Smith chart. Impedance matching and transmission line circuits. Introduction to waveguides.

EECE 320 | SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS W/LAB (3-2-3)
Prerequisites: EECE 205, ENGG 222 | F, S
Introduction to signals and systems, including time and frequency-domain representations of signals and linear time-invariant systems. Laplace transform and z-transform. Applications in analog and digital filters, communication systems and linear feedback systems.

EECE 323 | FUNDAMENTALS OF DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: EECE 320 | S
Fundamental concepts and techniques for digital signal processing. Fourier transform, DFS, DFT and FFT. Analysis of linear time-invariant systems. Structures for discrete-time systems. Digital filter design.

EECE 326 | COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS I W/LAB (3-2-3)
Prerequisites: EECE 320, ENGG 300 | S
Random processes. Analysis of amplitude and frequency modulations. Sampling, quantization and pulse amplitude modulation, Frequency and time division multiplexing, Baseband pulse transmission and the effects of noise and inter-symbol interference.

EECE 330 | ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS W/LAB (3-2-3)
Prerequisites: EECE 205, ENGG 222 | S
Balanced three phase real and reactive power. Power factor and power factor correction. System model and per unit analysis. Transmission line parameters and performance. Power flow and usage for system planning and design.

EECE 340 | INTRODUCTION TO MICROPROCESSORS W/LAB (3-2-3)
Prerequisites: EECE 240, EECE 250 | F, S
Introduction to architecture, operation, and application of microprocessors. Assembly programming language, address decoding, and system timing. Parallel, serial, and analog I/O, interrupts and direct memory access. Interfacing to static and dynamic RAM.

EECE 398 | FIELD EXPERIENCE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (1-8-2)
Prerequisites: EECE 300, EECE 326, EECE 330, PSPK 101 | SI
Practical field experience, involving work on real electrical engineering projects. Technical work under the supervision of an electrical engineer. Development and implementation of teamwork and project management skills. Professional and ethical issues in the engineering workplace.

EECE 470 | SYSTEMS AND CONTROLS (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: EECE 300, EECE 320 | F
Mathematical models of systems. State-variable model. Performance and stability of feedback control systems. Root locus method. Frequency response methods. Design of feedback control
systems.

EECE 498 | ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN PROJECT (3-3-4)
Prerequisite: EECE 398, Corequisite: EECE 470 | F, S
Interdisciplinary course covering a broad range of electrical engineering topics. Integrated team design project involving design of a multi-component electrical system within realistic constraints, cost estimates, plans and specifications.

ENGG 140 | INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING (3-2-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 100 (Placement by Computer Proficiency Examination or COMP 101) | F, S, SI
Language-independent problem solving and computational thinking. Fundamentals of programming in common micro-computing languages. Program structure, procedural statements, input/output and file handling, and basic algorithms including sorting and searching.

ENGG 222 | NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING W/LAB (3-2-3)
Prerequisites: ENGG 140, MATH 230, MATH 231 | F, S, SI
Formulation and software implementation of numerical solutions to engineering problems. Numerical differentiation and integration, curve fitting, and interpolation. Solutions and engineering applications of nonlinear equations, systems of equations, and initial and boundary-value problems.

ENGG 255 | ENGINEERING DESIGN AND ECONOMICS (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: BIOL 201, PHYS 202 | F, , S, SI
Principles of engineering design, including specifications, product synthesis, iterative analysis, prototyping, testing, and evaluation. Time value of money, equivalence, rate of return, and benefit-cost analysis. Engineering project management elements, approaches and processes including scheduling, WBS, estimating, and budgeting.

ENGG 300 | PROBABILITY AND RANDOM VARIABLES (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 220 | F
Introduction to probability and statistics in engineering. Axioms of probability, conditional probability and Bayes theorem. Random variables and probability distributions. Central limit theorem. Multiple random variables and joint distributions.

ENGL 101 | COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ENGL 100 with a P or P+, or placement by International TOEFL® and TWE or another internationally-recognized exam | F, S, SI, SII
This course develops students’ ability to write unified, cohesive and coherent essays. The rhetorical modes focused on in depth are Exemplification, Comparison-and-Contrast, and Cause-and-Effect. Because English 101 focuses on the revision stage of the writing process, students will engage in thoughtful analysis of their own as well as others’ writing. Students will explore the Reading/Writing connection and develop those reading skills which will be required throughout their academic and professional careers. Three process essays are required in the course.

ENGL 102 | ADVANCED COMPOSITION AND RESEARCH (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ENGL 101 | F, S, SI, SII
This course, the 2nd in the English sequence of the AUD Arts and Sciences Core, builds upon the basic expository skills developed in ENGL 101. ENGL 102 introduces students to the process of producing discussions in the various rhetorical styles of Argument as well as the proper inclusion of outside source material using proper MLA guidelines in order to avoid plagiarism.

ENGL 103 | INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 | F, S, SI, SII
ENGL 103 is the 3rd course in the English sequence of the Arts and Sciences Core at AUD. The course gives students the opportunity to interact with texts in the genres of fiction, drama, poetry and essay. Texts represent a wide range of authors, cultures and perspectives. The course reinforces skills students acquired in ENGL 101 and ENGL 102, specifically critical reading, forming and supporting an argument, and research.

MATH 210 | CALCULUS I (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: placement by ACCUPLACER™, or MATH 110 with a grade of C or higher | F, S, SI
Differential and integral calculus applied to functions of a single variable. Derivatives, applications of derivatives, indefinite and definite integrals and applications of integrals. Polynomial, rational, radical, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic and hyperbolic functions.

MATH 220 | CALCULUS II (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 210 with a grade of C or higher | F, S, SI
Techniques of integration, including integration by parts, partial fractions and trigonometric substitution. Improper integrals. Sequences and series, including power, Taylor and Fourier series. Linear approximations and Taylor’s theorem. Polar functions and parametric equations.

MATH 230 | LINEAR ALGEBRA AND COMPLEX VARIABLES (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 220 with a grade of C or higher | F, S
Linear systems, matrices, vector spaces and linear independence. Linear transformations, determinants, eigenvalues, and applications. Complex numbers in Cartesian and polar planes. Complex functions including trigonometric and hyperbolic functions. Cauchy’s integral theorem.

MATH 231 | DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 220 with a grade of C or higher | F, S
Methods for obtaining numerical and analytical solutions of linear differential equations. Systems of linear and nonlinear differential equations. Laplace Transform with applications. Introduction to Fourier Transform.

MATH 240 | MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: MATH 230 | F, S
Functions of several variables. Surfaces. Vector functions and parametrizations. Gradient function and optimization. Double and triple integrals. Cylindrical and spherical coordinates. Line integrals and surface integrals. Theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes.

PHIL 222 | PROFESSIONAL ETHICS (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 | F, S, SI
This course discusses professional workplace responsibility within the context of meta-ethics and applied ethics. Specific topics include professional interests of clients and employers, safety and liability, public welfare, whistleblowing, and legal obligations. It also reviews professional codes of ethics and examines case studies involving professional ethics.

PHYS 201 | INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS I W/LAB (3-3-4)
Corequisite: MATH 205 or MATH 210 | F, S, SI
Motion in two and three dimensions, Newton’s laws, concepts of energy and potential, rotation, Gravitational fields, statics, fluid dynamics and thermodynamics.

PHYS 202 | INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS II W/LAB (3-3-4)
Prerequisites: PHYS 201, MATH 210 | F, S, SI
Mechanical waves, electrostatics and electrodynamics, fundamentals of electromagnetics, DC and AC circuits, properties of light including interference and diffraction.

PSPK 101 | PUBLIC SPEAKING (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 | F, S, SI, SII
This course develops confidence and poise in the public speaker. Students learn to 1) apply current developments in communications and social psychology as they prepare narrative, persuasive, informative and descriptive speeches, and 2) demonstrate understanding of the interaction between speaker, speech and audience.

UNIV 100 | THE UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE (1-0-0)
F, S, SI
This course is designed to give students an understanding of how a modern American university functions, their role as students at the university, and the most important skills involved in successfully fulfilling that role. These skills include critical thinking, problem solving, time management and communication. Students are introduced to many of the skills and philosophies needed in their academic journey at AUD.

WLDC 201 | WORLD CULTURES I (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 | F, S, SI
A survey of the culture, ideas, and values of human civilization from their origins in Prehistory to the 17th Century. Emphasis is on the intellectual and artistic achievements of the ancient Middle East, Classical Greece and Rome, the Christian and Arab/Islamic Middle Ages, and Renaissance Italy showing how culture reflects and influences economic, social, and political development. Students are exposed to the creative process by reading from primary works of literature and philosophy and critically reviewing works of art, music, theater and dance, both in and out of class.

WLDC 202 | WORLD CULTURES II (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: WLDC 201 | F, S, SI
A study of the development of the culture, ideas, and values of the early modern world to the present. Emphasis is on the Protestant Reformation, initial contacts between Europe and other cultures, the rise of modern science, the Enlightenment, the American and French Revolutions, the Industrial Revolution, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern styles in art, music and literature. Students are exposed to the creative process by reading from primary works of literature and philosophy and critically reviewing works of art, music, theater and dance, both in and out of class.

 

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