Course descriptions

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240. Introduction to Digital Electronics. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: EET 110. Corequisites: CET 240L. Theory and application of pulse and digital signals and the circuitry for their generation and conditioning; introduces number systems, digital logic, and data encoding and processing methods and circuits

240L. Digital Electronics Laboratory. 1 hr. Corequisite: CET 240

301. Logic Circuit Design. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: CET 240. Corequisite: CET 301L. Introduces the basic tools for logic circuit design and analysis; Provides an understanding of common logic constructs such as multiplexers, demultiplexers, encoders, decoders, multivibrators, counters, registers and memories

301L. Logic Circuits Design Laboratory. 1 hr. Corequisite: CET 301

302. Microprocessor Architecture and Applications. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: CET 301. Corequisite: CET 302L. Introduction to the design and programming of microprocessor based circuits and systems, including the design and programming tools necessary to create stand-alone microprocessor systems; comparison of different microprocessor architectures and applications

302L. Microprocessor Laboratory. 1 hr. Corequisite: CET 302

316. Digital Communications and Computer Networks. 2 hrs. Prerequisite: CET 302 Corequisite: CET 316L. Digital communication concepts including modulation, data transmission, transmission media, computer networks

316L. Digital Communications Laboratory. 1 hr. Corequisite: CET 316

323. Advanced Analytical Applications. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: Calculus II. Laplace transform methods for analog signals and systems; transfer functions; z-transform methods for discrete time signals and systems; frequency-domain methods; Fourier analysis

324. Applied Discrete Transforms. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: CET 323. System transfer functions, system response analysis, digital filter design, state-space system representation

370. Hardware Systems. 3 hrs. Corequisite: CET 370L. Design, analysis and implementation of digital logic systems with emphasis on circuit construction and verification; this course does not satisfy major requirements for computer or electronics engineering technology students

370L. Hardware Systems Laboratory. 1 hr. Corequisite: CET 370

390. Computer Networking Fundamentals. 3hrs. A comprehensive examination of computer networking architectures and evolving technologies

+400. Senior Project I. 2 hrs. Prerequisite: Senior standing and approval of faculty adviser (Students undertaking a Senior Honors Project will enroll in CET H400.)

+401. Senior Project II. 2 hrs. Prerequisite: CET 400 (Students undertaking a Senior Honors Project will enroll in CET H401.

420. Embedded Microcomputer Design. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: CET 302. Corequisite: CET 420L. Review of embedded computer applications followed by a detailed examination of microcomputer circuit design and commercial product development

420L. Embedded Microcomputer Design Laboratory. 1 hr. Corequisite: CET 420

437. Microcomputer Design. 4 hrs. Advanced microcomputer architecture and operation

450. Data Acquisition. 2 hrs. Prerequisites: CET 302, CET 316, CSS 331, CSS 334. Corequisite: CET 450L. A detailed study of computer data acquisition hardware and software techniques

450L. Data Acquisition Laboratory. 1 hr. Corequisite: CET 450

472. Advanced Programmable Devices. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: CET 301. Corequisite: CET 472L. Synchronous logic design through the use of state machine models and other advanced design tools; designs implemented and tested in VLSI programmable logic devices

472L. Programmable Devices Laboratory. 1 hr. Corequisite: CET 472

477. Introduction to Control Systems Technology. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: CET 323 and EET 312. Corequisite: CET 477L. Fundamental control system theory and applications; servomechanisms; process control; measurement and instrumentation

477L. Control Systems Laboratory. 1 hr. Corequisite: CET 477

478. Digital Control Systems. 2 hrs. Prerequisite: EET 323. Corequisite: CET 478L. Design of systems incorporating a computer as an online element; design of control algorithms and optimal control techniques

478L. Digital Control Systems Laboratory. 1 hr. Corequisite: CET 478

483. Windows Networking. 3 hrs. A comprehensive examination of the Windows 95 networking architecture and capabilities

486. Intranetworking. 2 hrs. Prerequisite: CET 485 or permission of instructor. A continuation of SET 485 that will emphasize intranetworking directory architecture, binding of network protocols, creation and management of user and group accounts

488. TCP/IP. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: CET 483. A comprehensive examination of the Internet’s standard protocol suite TCP/IP

489. Internet Information Server. 2 hrs. Prerequisite: CET 471 or permission of instructor. A continuation of CET 471. Installation and configuration of a popular NOS as an Internet information server

492. Special Problems. 1-4 hrs

496. Industrial Internship. 1-6 hrs. A minimum of 400 total hours of internship under the direct supervision of industrial professionals in collaboration with Southern Miss faculty


The semester credit hours are listed after the title of each course.

100. Introduction to the Arts. 3 hrs. A team-taught investigation of the music, visual and theatrical arts designed for students who are not otherwise academically involved with these arts (CC 1233)

Southern Miss courses for which there are acceptable junior/community college courses are marked as (CC ____). It should be noted that there is a variance in course sequence between the junior/community colleges and Southern Miss. In addition, courses with the same junior/community college numbers vary from college to college. An adviser should be consulted before course scheduling.

The plus (+) sign in front of a course indicates that a special fee is charged for that course. (All labs are subject to a usage fee.)