The BRADLEY DEPARTMENT of ELECTRICAL and COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Courses for Non-Majors | ECE | Virginia Tech

Undergraduate Programs

ECE offers the following courses for non-majors, to provide students from other fields the basic understanding of electrical and computer engineering principles. Other courses are cross-listed with participating departments.

ECE 3054

For students in curricula other than ECE. Fundamentals of electric circuits and electronic devices. Specific topics include linear AC and DC circuit analysis, transistors, operational amplifiers, reactive linear elements, filters, transformers, Boolean algebra, combinatorial logic gates, and basic sequential logic devices. Principles of Electromagnetics and its application to antenna systems. Pre: PHYS 2306; Co: MATH 2214. (3H, 3C).

3 Credits

Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer I

Prerequisites

Pre: PHYS 2306 - Foundations of Physics I Co: MATH 2214 Introduction to Differential Equations

ECE 3254

Fundamentals of electronics, including basic device principles. Include digital, operational amplifier, and analog analysis for industrial applications and magnetic circuits. For students in the Mechanical Engineering program or by permission of the ECE Department

3 Credits

Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer II

Prerequisites

ECE 2054;