Online Graduate Course List

Below is a complete list of all graduate engineering courses currently available in online format. Students creating a custom technical track must have at least twelve (12) credit hours.

Course Number

Course Title

Available Term(s)

Credits 

Course Description 

ECE 5025 Power Electronics: Devices, Circuits, and Applications  Autumn Provides an introduction to power electronic conversion principles. Analytical techniques will be developed through the study of widely used converter circuits. Prereq: 3020 (323), or Grad standing in Engineering, Biological Sciences, or Math and Physical Sciences. Not open to students with credit for 624, 724, or 844.
ECE 5553 Autonomy in Vehicles Spring (can be taken as sequence with ME 7236; see below for ME 7236 course offering information) 3 Autonomy in the context of modern vehicles; cruise control, anti-lock brake systems (ABS), steering control/lane keeping; introduction to automated highway systems (AHS).
ECE 5554 Powertrain Control Systems  Spring (can be taken with ME 7236 as sequence; offered even years with ME 7236 in AU22 and ECE 5554 offered SP23) 3 Application of digital control system theory, from viewpoints of input-output and state variable representations, to realistic problems in automotive powertrain systems. Prereq: 3551 or 5551, or Grad standing in Engineering, Biological Sciences, or Math and Physical Sciences.
ENG 7200 Engineering Ethics and Professionalism Autumn 1 This course focuses on professionalism and ethical decision-making strategies. Topics include codes of ethics, moral frameworks, engineering as social experimentation, assessment of safety and risk, employer and employee rights and responsibilities, confidentiality and conflict of interest, whistle-blowing, research integrity, consulting engineers, expert witnesses. Engineering ethics case studies are used to give students real-world examples.
ENVENG 5195 Engineering Design for Environmental Health  Spring 2023 3 Students in this course will learn how to incorporate health information into the engineering design process. This material complements risk assessment by focusing on the design of engineering systems. Course will discuss balancing financial, health, performance, and other considerations. Quantitative analysis will be conducted in soil, water, air, buildings, and occupational health scenarios. Prereq: Math 1151,1161.01, or 1161.02, and Chem 1210 or 1250, and enrollment in the CivilEn, EnvEng, or PubHEHS major program; or grad standing; or permission of instructor.
ENVENG 5600 Science, Engineering, and Public Policy  Spring 3 Presents a history of the interactions between science, engineering, and public policy in the United States and in the context of global concerns (e.g. climate change, competitiveness), inquire into how various federal government, universities, & corporations conduct & fund science and engineering & explore how public sector interests & processes influence sci, engr & public policy.
ENVENG 5170 Sustainability & Pollution Prevention Practices Spring  3 An introduction to concepts of sustainability and pollution prevention with particular application to solid waste generation, disposal and management.
ISE 5810 Lean Sigma Foundations  Autumn & Spring  4 Comprehensive foundation course in Integrated Lean and Six Sigma for students pursuing Yellow, Green, or Black Belt Certification. This courses covers unique modern additive manufacturing processes and addresses polymers, ceramics, metals, and hybrid materials. Applications and limitations of additive manufacturing are also discussed.
MATSCEN 5655 Additive Manufacturing for Bio-Medical Devices Autumn (online synchronous and asynchronous, in-person) 3 Survey of Additive Manufacturing (AM) patient data acquisition and medical device Computer Aided Design (CAD), medical research and clinical grade AM materials and AM fabrication methods, quality assurance/management systems and regulatory (FDA) approval process. Prereq: 3141, or Grad standing in MGEL, MatScEn, WeldEng, BiomedE, CBE, MechEng, AeroEng, or ISE, or permission of instructor.
MATSCEN 5951 Corrosion and Failure Analysis  Spring 3 Covers fundamentals of environmental degradation of materials, corrosion phenomenology and corrosion prevention strategies. Also methodologies for root cause analysis of failed components. Prereq: Sr or Grad standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor.
MATSCEN 6735 Corrosion Science and Materials Electrochemistry  Autumn 2 ElectDiffusion and Interface Kinetics rochemistry fundamentals, corrosion thermodynamics and kinetics, experimental approaches, corrosion phenomenology, corrosion control strategies, nonmetallic material degradation, electrochemistry of batteries, fuel cells, and electrodeposition. Prereq: Grad standing in MatScEn or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 735.
MECHENG 5339 Simulation Techniques for Dynamic Systems

Autumn 

Can be taken as sequence with ME 7236 (see below for ME 7236 course offering information)

3 Introduction and use of software tools for dynamic system modeling, control system analysis, and design. Application to real world dynamic systems, with emphasis on model development and validation, parameter identification, and results presentation. Prereq: 3360 (571) or equiv, and enrollment in MechEng; or Graduate standing in MechEng; or permission of instructor.
MECHENG 6194 Design for Additive Manufacturing  Autumn 3 This course is intended to help students understand and apply design methods including CAD that is tailored for additive manufacturing.
MECHENG 6194 Science and Engineering Foundations of Additive  Spring (please contact program coordinator for next course offering)  3 Course covers the basic physics and engineering principles of additive manufacturing: heat transfer, engineering mechanics, materials consolidation, systems integration and control, and experiment design.
MECHENG 7236 Powertrain Dynamics  Autumn 3 Overview of dynamics and control of automotive powertrain systems. Emphasis on subsystem interactions. Analytical and numerical methods for dynamics of gas exchange, fueling, combustion and exhaust, and mechanical engine and transmission systems. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 781.
MECHENG 7383 Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Systems for Automotive Application  Offered SP24; offered as sequence with ME 7384 offered odd years beginning AU23 3 This graduate course targets graduate engineering students or professionals who would like to receive a comprehensive and general exposure to the field of electrochemical energy conversion and storage systems. Particular relevance is given to energy storage systems for electrified vehicles based upon Lithium ion technology, covering cell materials and fundamental properties, testing procedures for performance characterization, modeling and simulation, pack design, system integration, control, diagnostics and safety
MECHENG 7384 Energy Modeling, Simulation, Optimization and Control of Advanced Vehicles  Offered during odd years beginning AU23; sequence with ME 7383 offered SP24 3 Fundamentals of advanced propulsion vehicles (HEV, PHEV, BEV, FCV), covering motivation, architectures, taxonomy and components, energy analysis, modeling, simulation, optimization, and supervisory control/energy management principles. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 784 or 785.
WELDENG 5027 Introduction to Additive Manufacturing  Spring  3 This courses covers unique modern additive manufacturing processes and addresses polymers, ceramics, metals, and hybrid materials. Applications and limitations of additive manufacturing are also discussed.
WELDENG 7001 Physical Principles in Welding Processes  Autumn 3 Study of the application of physical principles in engineering of arc welding processes and equipment. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 4001 (500) or 600.
WELDENG 7101 Welding Metallurgy  Spring 3 Comprehensive coverage of spark-ignited internal combustion engines modeling (fluid dynamics, thermodynamics and combustion). Additional coverage of compression ignition engine modeling and boosting. Prereq: 5530 or 630 or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 730.
WELDENG 7115 Computational Modeling of Additive Manufacturing and Welding Spring 3 Graduate-level instruction on the theory of temperature, stress, deformation and phase transformation for additive manufacturing and welding, as well as application of industry-standard simulation codes. Prereq: Grad standing in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or Chemistry; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 4115.
WELDENG 7201 Engineering Analysis for Design and Simulation  Autumn 4 Fundamentals of engineering analysis of heat flow, thermal and residual stresses, and fracture and fatigue with applications to design and simulation in welding and manufacturing. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 4201 (620) or 621.
WELDENG 7406 Welding of Plastics and Composites  Spring 3 Theory and practice in welding of plastics and polymeric composites, including theory and analysis of welding processes, part and joint design, and process selection. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 4406 (706).