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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Computer Engineering (CMPEN)

CMPEN 111S Computers and Computer Hardware (1) A brief orientation to University life and resources and an introduction to computers and computer hardware.
Effective: Spring 2009
 

CMPEN 270 Digital Design: Theory and Practice (4) Introduction to digital systems and their design. Topics include combinational and sequential devices and circuits, modern design tools and design practices. Students may take only one course for credit for CMPEN 270 or 271 and CMPEN 270 or 275.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: PHYS 212  

CMPEN 271 Introduction to Digital Systems (3) Introduction to logic design and digital systems. Boolean algebra, and introduction to combinatorial and sequential circuit design and analysis. Students may take only one course for credit for CMPEN 270 or 271.
Effective: Spring 2008
  Concurrent: PHYS 212

CMPEN 275 Digital Design Laboratory (1) Introduction to digital design techniques. Students may take only one course for credit for CMPEN 270 or 275.
Effective: Spring 2008
  Concurrent: CMPEN 271 ; PHYS 212

CMPEN 295 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

CMPEN 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

CMPEN 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

CMPEN 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

CMPEN 331 Computer Organization and Design (3) Introduction to major components of a computer system, how they function together in executing a program, how they are designed.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: CMPEN 271 orCMPEN 270;CMPSC 121 orCMPSC 201  

CMPEN 351 Microprocessors (3) Microprocessor architecture; memory system design; assembly language programming; interrupts; the stacks and subroutines; memory and I/O inter- facing; serial I/O and data communications; microprocessors applications.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPEN 271;CMPEN 275  

CMPEN 352W Embedded Systems Design (3) Design/development of embedded systems for data acquisition, process control, and special-purpose computing systems; peripheral interfacing, serial/parallel communications and bus systems.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: CMPEN 351 orCMPEN 472;E E 210  

CMPEN 362 (E E 362) Communication Networks (3) Data transmission, encoding, link control techniques; communication network architecture, design; computer communication system architecture, protocols.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: CMPEN 270 orCMPEN 271   Concurrent: STAT 301 or STAT 318 or STAT 401 or STAT 414 or STAT 418

CMPEN 371 Advanced Digital Design (3) Theory, design, and implementation of digital circuits based on combinational and sequential circuits; implementation of designs using hardware description language.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: CMPEN 271;CMPEN 275;CMPSC 121 orCMPSC 201;E E 210 orE E 211  

CMPEN 395 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

CMPEN 396 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

CMPEN 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

CMPEN 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

CMPEN 411 VLSI Digital Circuits (3) Basic building blocks of CMOS design, design rules, chip planning, layout design, system power and timing, simulation of VLSI structures.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPEN 371 orCMPEN 471;E E 310  

CMPEN 416 (E E 416) Digital Integrated Circuits (3) Analyses and design of digital integrated circuit building blocks, including logic gates, flip-flops, memory elements, analog switches, multiplexers, and converters.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 310  

CMPEN 417 (E E 417) Digital Design Using Field Programmable Devices (3) Field programmable device architectures and technologies; rapid prototyping using top down design techniques; quick response systems.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPEN 331  

CMPEN 431 Introduction to Computer Architecture (3) Introduction to computer architecture. Memory hierarchy and design, CPU design, pipelining, multiprocessor architecture.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPEN 331 orCMPEN 371  

CMPEN 431H Honors Introduction to Computer Architecture (3) Honors course in principles of computer architecture: memory hierarchies and design, I/O organization and design, CPU design and advanced processors.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPEN 331  

CMPEN 441 Operating Systems (3) Resource management in computer systems. Process scheduling, memory management, file system design, I/O management, Unix operating system.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPSC 360  

CMPEN 454 (E E 454) Fundamentals of Computer Vision (3) Introduction to topics such as image formation, segmentation, feature extraction, matching, shape recovery, object recognition, and dynamic scene analysis.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MATH 230 orMATH 231;CMPSC 121 orCMPSC 201  

CMPEN 455 (E E 455) Digital Image Processing (3) Overview of digital image processing techniques and their applications, image sampling, enhancement, restoration, and analysis; computer projects.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 353 orE E 350;CMPSC 121 orCMPSC 201  

CMPEN 461 Communication Networks (3) Data transmission, encoding, link control techniques, network architecture, design, protocols, and multiple access.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: CMPEN 271;CMPSC 121 orCMPSC 201  

CMPEN 471 Logical Design of Digital Systems (3) Basic switching theory and design of digital circuits, including combinational, synchronous sequential, and asynchronous sequential circuits.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPEN 331  

CMPEN 472 Microprocessors and Embedded Systems (3) Microprocessors: architecture, design, assembly language, programming, interfacing, bus structure, and interface circuits and their use in embedded systems.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPEN 331  

CMPEN 472H Honors Microprocessors and Embedded Systems (3) Honors course in microprocessors: architecture, design, assembly language, programming, interfacing, bus structure, and interface circuits and their use in embedded systems.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPEN 331  

CMPEN 473 Microcomputer Laboratory (3) Design of digital systems using microprocessors.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPEN 472  

CMPEN 475 Functional Verification (3) Introduce concepts, methods, and technology for effective functional verification of modern electronic systems.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: CMPEN 331  

CMPEN 480 Computer Engineering Design (3) Engineering design and modeling, engineering economy, project planning, capstone project selections, and technical communication skills.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPEN 352W;CMPEN 431  

CMPEN 481 Computer Engineering Project (3) Group or individual design projects in the area of computer engineering.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPEN 480  

CMPEN 482W Computer Engineering Project Design (3) Computer engineering design project, project management, documentation, reporting, and group and individual communication skills.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E E 310;E E 353;CMPSC 473;ENGL 202C  

CMPEN 494 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

CMPEN 494H Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

CMPEN 495 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

CMPEN 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

CMPEN 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

CMPEN 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

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