NMSU: Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
New Mexico State University
Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
College of Engineering
 
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Areas of Specialization

Area Descriptions

Students in the Klipsch School are required to take 4 EE electives from three specialization areas within the department. Flow charts are available to see how the classes flow in the given areas, and the BSEE requirements will indicate when classes are offered.  Below are a list of the areas, a brief description of each, the courses that relate to the area, and the faculty associated with that area.  Students are encouraged to discuss area questions with the appropriate faculty.

* COMMUNICATIONS, TELEMETRY, AND SIGNAL PROCESSING:
      * EE 496 (Communications Systems I)
      * EE 497 (Communication Systems II)
      * EE 395 (Into to Digital Signal Processing)
      * EE 442 (Real-Time Digital Signal Processing)

* COMPUTERS
      * EE 361 (Digital Design II)
      * EE 363 (Computer Architecture I)
      * EE 463 (Computer Systems Architecture II)
      * EE 469 (Digital Communications Networks)

* CONTROL SYSTEMS
      * EE 475 (Control Systems II)
      * EE 476 (Computer Control Systems)

* ELECTRIC ENERGY
      * EE 431 (Power systems II)
      * EE 432 (Power Electronics)
      * EE 493 (Power Systems III)
      * EE 494 (Distribution Systems)

* ELECTROMAGNETICS and Microwave Engineering
      * EE 452 (Into to Radar)
      * EE 453 (Microwave Engineering)
      * EE 454 (Antennas and Radiation)

* Micro-ELECTRONICS
      * EE 324 (Intro to VLSI)
      * EE 482 (Electronics II)
      * EE 483 (RF Microelectronics)
      * EE 485 (Analog VLSI Design)
      * EE 486 (Digital VLSI Design)

* PHOTONICS
      * EE 370 (Geometrical Optics)
      * EE 470 (Physical Optics)
      * EE 471 (Modern Experimental Optics)
      * EE 477 (Fiber Optics Com Systems)
      * EE 478 (Optical Sources and Detectors)
      * EE 479 (Lasers and Applications)

* SPACE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING 
      * EE 460 (Space System Mission Design & Analysis)