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2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Electronic Communications Certificate

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Program: Certificate
Department of Computer, Electrical, and Information Technology
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 205~ 260-481-6338 ~ ipfw.edu/ceit

The student learning outcomes for the certificate are as follows:

  • The fundamental knowledge, skills, and techniques necessary to understand and relate scientific principles to applications using current electronic communications devices.
  • The knowledge and ability to continue learning the principles and applications of future communications devices .

This certificate program provides theory and experiments for electronic communications topics ranging from low-frequency applications to fiber optics. It includes courses in analog communications (AM and FM), digital communications (satellite communications and digital TV), microwaves (high-frequency communications), and fiber optics. Computer programs such as SPICE, ACOLADE (digital communications), SYSCAD (analog communications), TOUCHSTONE (RF and microwave systems), and Microwave Office are incorporated into the curriculum.

The CEIT department also offers the Bachelor and Associate of Science with a major in electrical engineering technology, a Bachelor of Science with a major in computer engineering technology (CPET) and a Bachelor of Science with a major in information technology. In addition to the degrees, the department offers a minor in electronics and certificate programs in advanced microprocessors, computer-controlled systems, and computer networking.

To earn the certificate in electronic communications, you must satisfy the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ), fulfill all course prerequisites, and satisfactorily complete the following courses. This certificate is not available to any student with a major in EET (A.S. and/or B.S.).

And one of the following (4 Credit Hours)

Electronic Communications Project

Total Credits: 17

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