American Public University System offers an online Electrical Engineering degree focusing on Communications. Students in this degree program will examine fundamental concepts of passive microwave circuit analysis and design.
Classes cover the properties of antenna theory, analysis, and design, as well as radar and RF signal propagation, transmission, and reception. Students will learn about different wireless communication technologies and components in order to analyze its performance. A senior seminar project allows the student to design and create their own working prototype along with a senior thesis.
Course topics studied as a part of this major include:
- RF/microwave engineering
- Radar systems theory
- Engineering and computing
- Measurements and instrumentation
- Continuous and discrete signals and systems
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsPlacement Test
Official High School Transcript/GED Score
- College Readiness Assessment is waived for students with 9 or more college credits.