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Digital Signal Processing Engineering

Overview

Digital Signal Processing (DSP), has emerged as an important technology for modern electronic systems. It is a form of embedded design that is one of the newest and hottest fields, and is considered to be the workhorse of choice for many computational-intensive applications. Modern applications include biomedical, communications, imaging, speech, video signal, and multimedia signal processing.

Who Should Enroll

This program is designed for individuals involved in the evaluation, design or development of systems employing digital signal processing, or as an introduction to DSP technology.

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Program Benefits

  • Identify and understand the essential mathematics & algorithms in DSP
  • Gain hands-on experience in designing and implementing DSP algorithms
  • Learn about DSP processors and architectures
  • Discover how to program DSP code
  • Create practical applications

Course Schedule

Prerequisite Courses

TitleWinterSpringSummerFall
EECS 805
C Programming for Embedded Systems (1.5 CEU)
EECS 805
to be scheduled Online Online to be scheduled
EECS 805 OR EECS X494.19

EECS 805 OR EECS X494.19
EECS X494.19
MATLAB for Engineers (3 units)
EECS X494.19
  Online    

Required Courses

TitleWinterSpringSummerFall
EECS X495
DSP Fundamentals, Modeling and Analysis (3 units)
EECS X495
      to be scheduled
EECS X495.1
C Programming for DSP (3 units)
EECS X495.1
  Online    
EECS X495.2
DSP for Communication Systems (3 units)
EECS X495.2
    Online  
EECS X498.61
Real-Time Embedded Digital Signal Processing (3 units)
EECS X498.61
to be scheduled      
EECS X498.6
Digital Signal Processing with FPGA's (3 units)
EECS X498.6
  Online    
EECS X497.6
Motor Control Algorithms and Application (4 units)
EECS X497.6
    Online  
EECS X498.11
High Efficiency Video Compression Techniques (3 units)
EECS X498.11
    Online  

Course schedules are subject to change. Individual courses may be taken without enrolling in the full certificate.

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Learn How To Earn Your CertificateSpecialized Studies Award Requirements

Candidates should have a bachelor's degree in computer science or electrical engineering or equivalent knowledge acquired through training and experience in hardware design and development. A Specialized Studies certificate is awarded upon completion of 3 required courses (9 credit units) with a grade of "C" or better in each course. To receive the certificate after completing all program requirements, students must submit a Request for Certificate after completing all program requirements. All requirements must be completed within five (5) years after the student enrolls in his/her first course. Students not pursuing a specialized studies award are welcome to take as many individual courses as they wish.

Further Details

For course prerequisites and estimated program pricing, please refer to the program brochure.

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English Proficiency Requirement
All certificate programs at UCI Division of Continuing Education (classroom and online formats) require professional-level English language proficiency in listening and note-taking, reading comprehension and vocabulary, written expression, and oral presentation.