Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science
Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 221 ~ 260-481-6338 ~ www.ecet.ipfw.edu
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.
Upon satisfactory completion of this certificate program, you will be familiar with all aspects of electronic communication and will have a technical background for work in any of the areas.
The ECET department also offers the Bachelor of Science and Associate of Science with a major in electrical engineering technology, and Bachelor of Science with a major in computer engineering technology. In addition to the degrees, the department offers a minor in electronics and certificate programs in advanced microprocessors, computer-controlled systems, power electronics systems, and computer networking.
To earn the certificate in electronic communications, you must satisfy the requirements of IPFW (see Part 7), 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.).