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Rensselaer Catalog 2014-2015 
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Electrical Engineering M.Eng. (Hartford)

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The Rensselaer at Hartford master’s program in Electrical Engineering allows students to increase their competence in a number of Electrical Engineering subjects, particularly in Digital Communications and Signal Processing, Control Systems, and Communication Networks.

Admission Requirements

1.       Students who have received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution, a GPA in the upper quartile, and some work experience in a high-technology environment.

2.       Students with a B.S. degree in another engineering discipline, mathematics, or physics may be admitted subject to fulfillment of the following Electrical Engineering Background Requirements.

Electrical Engineering Background Requirements

  • Advanced Mathematics (i.e. Complex Variables, Laplace Transforms, Fourier Analysis, Probability) (one term)
  • Electric Circuits (one term)
  • Electronic Circuits (two terms)
  • Signals and Systems (one term)
  • Digital Logic (one term)
  • Technical Design Elective (e.g., Communications Systems, Control Systems Engineering, Computer Networks) (one term)

Students lacking any of the above courses must consult with their adviser to devise a plan for corrective action.

Areas of Specialization

Students must include in their Plan of Study a sequence of three 6000- (or 7000-) level courses in at least one of the following areas of specialization:

  • Digital Communications and Signal Processing
  • Control Systems
  • Communication Networks

M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering Program Requirements

The Master’s of Engineering degree is awarded on successful completion of the following:

Required Core (15 credits)

Electives (15 credits)

  • ECSE 6960 Topics in Electrical Engineering, LANS, MANS, and Internetworking
  • ECSE 6960 Topics in Electrical Engineering, Embedded Digital Control Systems
  • ECSE 6960 Topics in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics

Example Curricula for Three Areas of Specialization

Communication Networks

  • ECSE 6090 Topics in Electrical Engineering, LANS, MANS and Internetworking
  • ECSE 6960 Topics in Electrical Engineering, Cryptography, and Network Security

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