Requirements specific to the systems engineering program include:
Our systems engineering program prepares professional engineers to coordinate the planning, development, and creation of systems in fields like aerospace, telecommunications, neuroscience, robotics, and more. Students pursuing this option may choose to use their electives to obtain a certificate in one of the many other programs offered by the Office of Advanced Engineering Education.
Systems Concepts, Issues, and Processes (3 Credits) | Core
An introduction to the professional and academic aspects of systems engineering. Topics include: systems engineering activities, opportunities and drivers; case studies of systems failures; models of system lifecycle development; introduction ...
Systems Requirements, Design and Trade-Off Analysis (3 Credits) | Core
This course builds on material covered in ENSE621/ENPM641, emphasizing the topics of requirements engineering, system-level design and trade-off analysis. Topics include: requirements engineering processes; representation and organization of ...
Systems Projects, Validation and Verification (3 Credits) | Core
This course builds on material covered in ENSE621/ENPM641 and ENSE622/ENPM642. Topics wil cover established and emerging approaches to system validation and verification including; inspection, testing, and traceability; writing validation and ...
Human Factors in Systems Engineering (3 Credits) | Core
This course covers the general principles of human factors, or ergonomics as it is sometimes called. Human Factors (HF) is an interdisciplinary approach for dealing with issues related to people in systems. It focuses on consideration of the ...
System Life Cycle Cost Analysis and Risk Management (3 Credits) | Core
This course covers topics related to estimating the costs and risks incurred through the lifetimes of projects, products and systems. In addition, treatment is given to methods that determine the drivers of costs and risks and facilitate determination ...
Systems Quality and Robustness Analysis (3 Credits) | Core
This course covers systems engineering approaches for creating optimal and robust engineering systems and for quality assurance. It provides an overview of the important tools for quality analysis and quality management of engineering systems. ...
Logistics Engineering & Planning (3 Credits) | Elective
This course will examine quantitative methods in model building for logistics systems, including organization, procurement, transportation, inventory, maintenance, and their inter-relationships. Logistics Support Analysis (LSA) process will be ...
Systems Engineering Management (3 Credits) | Elective
This course provides an overview of project management within the context of systems engineering. Topics include: organizational structures; leadership; team dynamics; life cycle models; systems engineering processes and products; the management ...