Carnegie Mellon University
Disciplinary concentration in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Disciplinary Concentration in Electrical and Computer Engineering

36 units are required, and ONLY courses on the following list are approved for the ECE disciplinary concentration:

18-418

Electric Energy Processing: Fundamentals and Applications (counts as undergrad course)

SP: 12 units

18-618

Smart Grids & Future Electric Energy Systems

FA: 12 units

18-631

Introduction to Information Security

FA: 12 units

18-649

Distributed Embedded Systems (occasional) 

FA: 12 units

18-730

Introduction to Computer Security

FA: 12 units

18-731

Network Security

SP: 12 units

18-743

Energy Aware Computing

FA: 12 units

18-771

Linear Systems

FA: 12 units
18-777 Complex Large-Scale Dynamic Systems (occasional) FA: 12 units
18-875 Economics and Engineering of Electric Energy Systems SP: 12 units

18-879M

S.T. in Systems & Controls: Optimization in Energy Networks

SP: 12 units

18-879S

S.T. in Systems & Controls: Networked Control Systems (occasional)

12 units

18-882

S.T. in Energy Systems: Power Electronics

FA: 12 units
Graduate engineering classes are generally offered once per year, in either Spring (SP) or Fall (FA) semester.  Special Topics classes (S.T.) are new or infrequent classes that may not be regularly scheduled. For course descriptions, search CMU Schedule of Classes >>