The focus areas offered represent related groups of courses that are relevant for students with interests in the selected areas. The focus areas are presented as an aid to students in planning their course schedules and are generally applicable to students seeking a master’s degree. A focus area must be be selected for this program. Note, they do not appear as official designations on a student’s transcript or diploma.
Students pursuing the Autonomous Systems focus area must take three of the following courses.
Dynamics, Navigation, Decision, and Control
Students pursuing the Dynamics, Navigation, Decision, and Control focus area must take three of the following courses.
The General Robotics focus area is designed to accommodate the student who seeks a broad knowledge in robotics and autonomous systems, or who seeks a focus area unique to their needs in interests in robotics and autonomous systems. In this focus area, a student may choose any three courses listed in the other four focus areas, and three elective courses from among all Engineering for Professionals program (EP) courses. The student must review their course of study plan with their EP advisor and must receive their advisor’s approval of the proposed course of study.
Human–Robot and Robot–Robot Teaming
Students pursuing the Human–Robot and Robot–Robot Teaming focus area must take three of the following courses.
Perception and Cognitive Systems
Students pursuing the Perception and Cognitive Systems focus area must take three of the following courses.