M.S. in Electrical Engineering

Program Director

Djaffer Ibaroudene, Ph.D.

The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program at St. Mary’s University prepares students for rewarding careers in the field of electrical and electronics engineering. Graduates acquire a strong background in theoretical and applied principles of analysis, design, and implementation of electrical, electronics, and computer-controlled systems. The Electrical Engineering program offers a variety of courses with focus in the following areas: control systems, communication, signal and image processing. The Electrical Engineering program at St. Mary’s University provides students with flexible curriculum that integrates new developments in the field of electrical and electronics engineering. The basic program in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Prerequisites

Courses
EG 2141Logic Design Laboratory1
EG 2152Circuit Analysis Laboratory1
EG 2341Fundamentals of Logic Design3
EG 2352Circuit Analysis I3
EG 2353Circuit Analysis II3
EG 3372Signals and Systems3

Degree Requirements

Non-Thesis/Project Option

Engineering Courses Required
EG 6308Random Variables and Stochastic Processes3
EG 6350Digital Signal Processing I3
EG 6365Automatic Control Systems3
EG 6367Communication Systems3
EG 8396Capstone Project3
Engineering Electives
Select 15 credit hours from the following:15
Wireless Communications
Data Mining
Software Engineering
Wireless Security
Special Topics
Digital Control Systems
Computer Networking
Optical Communications
Digital Signal Processing II
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
EG 6369Cryptography Principles and Practices3
Parallel Processing
Computer Architecture
Neural Networks
Microprocessors
Microcomputer Interfacing
Engineering Problem Solving
Data Acquisition, Presentation, and Analysis
Digital Systems Design Using VHDL
Network Programming
Fault Tolerant Computing
Internship
Internship
Internship
Total Semester Hours33

Thesis Option

Engineering Courses Required
EG 6308Random Variables and Stochastic Processes3
EG 6350Digital Signal Processing I3
EG 6365Automatic Control Systems3
EG 6367Communication Systems3
EG 8390Thesis I3
EG 8391Thesis II3
Engineering Electives
Select 12 credit hours from the following:12
Wireless Communications
Data Mining
Software Engineering
Wireless Security
Special Topics
Digital Control Systems
Computer Networking
Optical Communications
Digital Signal Processing II
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
EG 6369Cryptography Principles and Practices3
Parallel Processing
Computer Architecture
Neural Networks
Microprocessors
Microcomputer Interfacing
Engineering Problem Solving
Data Acquisition, Presentation, and Analysis
Digital Systems Design Using VHDL
Network Programming
Fault Tolerant Computing
Internship
Internship
Internship
Total Semester Hours33