Certificate in Communication Systems

This is an archived copy of the 2016-2017 catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit http://bulletin.iit.edu.

This certificate program is for those who want to become proficient in communication system principles and applications. The student will take the two fundamental courses and two courses from a large number of electives, for emphasis in data compression, computer networks, and analog/digital communications.


No more than one course may be a 400-level course.

Required Courses (6)
ECE 511Analysis of Random Signals3
ECE 513Communication Engineering Fundamentals3
Elective Courses (6-7)
Select a minimum of two courses from the following:6-7
Digital and Data Communication Systems with Laboratory4
Video Communications3
Digital Communication Principles3
Modern Digital Communications3
Coding for Distributed Storage Systems3
Coding for Reliable Communications3
Information Theory and Applications3
Performance Evaluation of Computer Networks3
Design and Optimization of Computer Networks3
Computer Network Security3
Wireless and Mobile Networks3
Advanced Computer Networks3
Wireless Network Security3
Wireless Networks Performance Analysis3
Total Credit Hours12-13