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 Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering.
Design of Experiments (3 Credits) | Elective
This course covers how to plan, design, and conduct experiments in such a way that the statistical analysis results in valid and objective conclusions. Students will learn and select from a variety of experimental designs, while drawing valid ...
Advanced Systems Architecting (3 Credits) | Elective
In this course, we examine the application of architecture from its highest, enterprise levels where it assists with the alignment of business and mission objectives to engineering realization, to the middle levels where it forms the crucial ...
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 ...
System Acquisition Process (3 Credits) | Elective
Quality Management Systems and Lean Six Sigma (3 Credits) | Elective
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. ...
Systems Engineering Concepts and Processes: A Model-Based Approach (3 Credits) | Core
An INCOSE-oriented introduction to model-based systems engineering. Provides an overview of systems engineering concepts, processes and methods, with a particular focus on: the development of stakeholder and system requirements; characteristics ...
System Trade-off Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation (3 Credits) | Core
This course continues the model-based approach to systems engineering by introducing students to a variety of mathematical modeling and simulation techniques used to perform system performance, optimization, and trade-off analyses. Topics include: ...
System Development, Verification, and Validation (3 Credits) | Core
This course completes the ENSE621, ENSE622 sequence. It covers system simulation development and a variety of verification and validation topics. It addresses development testing and operational testing; test methodologies; the planning of ...
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 toward dealing with issues related to people in systems. It focuses on consideration of ...
System Life Cycle 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 then propose ...