Wireless and Digital Communications Certificate

The Wireless and Digital Communications Certificate covers the theoretical background and practice of wireless and digital communications. Topics include: digital modulation, wireless systems, detection, sequence estimation, channel equalization, array processing for wireless communications, multimedia systems, information theory, source and channel coding.

 

Certificate Requirements

Five courses are required to earn the certificate. The two Core Courses are required, unless the student already has a comparable background. After fulfilling the core requirement, the balance of the five courses are to be taken from the list of Elective Courses. Related courses can be substituted for the Elective Courses only upon approval from the ECE Graduate Coordinator. Students electing this certificate are expected to have a background in signal and system theory comparable to ECE 3220.

Required Courses:


Elective Courses:

For More Info

For additional information on this certificate, contact Dr. Kevin Buckley at 610-519-5658 or by email to: buckley@ece.villanova.edu.

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