Communications Science

Communications Science

Sponsored by the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE)

 

Courses in ECE

Students may select any combination of 5 courses in communications and related fields from the list below. The concentration advisor retains the right to approve courses not on this list.

520.435 Digital Signal Processing
520.447 Introduction to Information Theory & Coding
520.646 Wavelets and Filter Banks
520.651 Random Signal Analysis
520.652 Filtering and Smoothing
520.666 Information Extraction
520.628 Satellite Communication System
520.735 Sensory Information Processing

Substitutions for required courses can be made at the advisor’s discretion. 

Elective Courses
Option #1 (for those with interest in a broad range of communications)
Any two (2) of the following courses, approved by the faculty advisor:

Courses in ECE

520.447 Information Theory and Coding
520.460 Error Control Coding
520.435 Digital Signal Processing

Courses in the Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals (EP) Program

525.608 Next Generation Telecommunications
525.616 Communications Systems Engineering
525.618 Antenna Systems
525.631 Adaptive Signal Processing
525.638 Introduction to Wireless Technology
525.641 Computer and Data Communication Networks
525.654 Communications Circuits Laboratory
525.708 Iterative Methods in Communications Systems
525.721 Advanced Digital Signal Processing
525.722 Wireless and Mobile Cellular Communications
525.738 Advanced Antenna Systems
525.751 Software Radio for Wireless Communications
525.762 Signal Processing with Wavelets
525.768 Wireless Networks
525.771 Propagation of Radio Waves in the Atmosphere

Option #2 (for those with interest in optical communications)
Any two (2) of the following courses, approved by the faculty advisor:

Courses in the Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals (EP) Program
525.613 Fourier Techniques in Optics
525.625Laser Fundamentals
525.636 Optics and Photonics Laboratory
525.753 Laser Systems and Applications
525.756 Optical Propagation, Sensing, and Backgrounds
525.772 Fiber-Optic Communication Systems
525.797 Advanced Fiber Optic Laboratory

Courses not on this list can be used at the advisor’s discretion.
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