Electrical and Computer Engineering Class Information | UT @ Austin

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Class Information

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Master’s Degree Program is a 100% online, program that allows you to earn a world-class education from anywhere in the world. This 30 credit-hour can be completed in two years for students who take the recommend 2 classes per long semester (Fall and Spring) and 1 class per summer semester. The Electrical and Computer Engineering program follows the traditional semester academic calendar through the University.

Program Schedule

2018 Spring Schedule



  • Students are responsible for purchasing required textbooks.
  • Students will be invoiced for custom texts or additional required course materials, such as licenses or business cases, which must be ordered in bulk or from non-retail sources.

Architecture (ACSES)
EE 382N-23 23-EMBEDDED SYS DSGN/MODELING – Andres Gerstlauer

  • Textbook not required, recommended reading:
    D. D. Gajski, S. Abdi, A. Gerstlauer, G. Schirner, Embedded System Design: Modeling, Synthesis, Verification, Springer, September 2009. ISBN 978-1-4419-0503-1


  • Textbook not required

EE 382M-7 7-VLSI I – Jacob Abraham

  • Textbook required:
    EE 382M-7: CMOS VLSI Design: A Circuits and Systems Perspective (4th Edition) 4th Edition by Neil Weste and David Harris ISBN-13: 978-0321547743, ISBN-10: 0321547748


  • Textbook not required, recommended reading:
    Paul Gray et al., Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits, Wiley, 2009
  • Behzad Razavi, Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits, McGraw-Hill, 2000

EE 381J PROBABIL & STOCHASTIC PROCS I – Gustavo de Veciana

  • Textbook not required, highly recommended reading:
    Probability and Random Processes, G.R. Grimmett and D.R. Strizaker, Oxford, 3rd Edition

EE 381K-2 2-DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS – Jeffrey G. Andrews

  • Textbook required:
    U. Madhow, Fundamentals of Digital Communication, Cambridge 2008
  • Supplemental textbook:
    J. Cioffi, Digital Communications, Stanford University EE379 course notes

Q – How will I know what books to buy?
A – We'll provide a list of upcoming courses and required textbooks to continuing students approximately 6 weeks in advance of the first class day. New students will be provided with the textbook list upon payment of their tuition deposit.

Q – Will TxEEE provide a list of preferred vendors?
A – UT policy does not allow us to provide a list of preferred vendors. You may visit findbookprices.com for a list of possible vendors.

Q – How will I obtain a course handbook if my instructor requires one?
A – These will be provided for you on the first class day and costs will be included in your invoice.

Q – Will this affect my financial aid dispersal?
A – No.

Program of Work

Fall Semester Enrollment

Fall 1

2 courses

Spring 1

2 courses

Summer 1

1 course

Fall 2

2 courses

Spring 2

2 courses

Summer 2

Master's Report or 1 Course