Certificate in Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Design

Units required for Certificate: 16

Program Description

The certificate in mixed-signal integrated circuit design will recognize the commitment and accomplishments of graduate students studying in this area, and provide potential employers with evidence of the skills students have developed. Graduate students studying mixed-signal integrated circuit (IC) design will become knowledgeable and proficient in the different skills this demanding field requires. This requires studying multiple subjects such as amplifier design, device physics and matching, analog layout techniques, and key mixed-signal building blocks. In addition, students will learn the methods and tools used to design and layout ICs.

Program Requirements

Required Lower Division Courses (13 Units)
EEE 230Analog and Mixed Signal Integrated Circuit Design3
EEE 231Advanced Analog and Mixed Signal Integrated Circuit Design3
EEE 232Key Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Building Blocks3
EEE 235Mixed-Signal IC Design Laboratory1
EEE 236Advanced Semiconductor Devices3
Required Electives (3 Units)
Select one of the following:3
Advanced Analog Integrated Circuits
Digital Integrated Circuit Design
Advanced VLSI Design-For-Test I
Advanced VLSI Design-For-Test II
Total Units16