The Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering offers courses across a broad range of topic areas. Concentration areas of study provide students with a critical level of expertise in a particular domain within ESE, preparing the student for a wide range of career opportunities. Furthermore, it allows them to pursue graduate studies in engineering and applied science research.
Suggested example courses within several areas are listed below. To ensure courses fulfill the requirements for your degree or program, consult the Bulletin.
For planning your degree, review the Curriculum Flowchart, which maps degree requirements for our BS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Systems Science and Engineering.
Devices and Circuits
Devices & Circuits
Faculty in this area study nanoelectronics and emerging devices, sensors and sensing systems, and cyber-physical systems.
ESE 431: Introduction to Quantum Electronics
ESE 436: Semiconductor Devices
ESE 461:Design Automation for Integrated Circuit Systems
ESE 417: Introduction to Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition
ESE 519: Convex Optimization
Math 429: Linear Algebra
Suggested Physics Courses
Suggested courses from the Physics department are listed below, suitable as Engineering and Science Breadth requirement for Electrical Engineering students and Outside Concentration courses for Systems Science & Engineering students.
Physics 361: Optics and Wave Physics Laboratory
Physics 322: Physical Measurement Laboratory
Physics 350: Physics of the Brain
Physics 354: Physics of Vision
Physics 360: Biophysics Laboratory
Physics 427: Introduction to Computational Physics