Electronics and Business: Curriculum

Here you'll find detailed information on current courses of the Bachelor's degree program Electronics and Business. Please note that due to ongoing updates not all courses of the program might be fully displayed. A complete overview of the curriculum for the study year 2016/17 is going to be published in the course of the summer semester 2016.

1st Semester
Course Language
Mathematics 1

Introduction to engineering mathematics focussing on elementary functions, complex numbers, differential and integral calculus, vectors and matrices

German
Computer Science 1

Basics in Computer Science

German
Principles of Electrical Engineering 1

Fundamentals and basic laws of Electrical Engineering Calculation techniques of direct current circuits Analysis and calculation of alternative current circuits using complex amplitude method

German
Electronic Design

Design, calculation and simulation of analog and digital electronic circuits.

German
Laboratory 1

Design and experimental set-up of electronic circuits, as well as their validation and characterization with modern measuring instruments.

German
Presentation Techniques

In the course the students learn to present issues and facts in a target oriented way.

German
Technical English

Starting from the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages B1+, we aim at developing and strengthening language skills required for personal and social interaction

English

 

2nd Semester
Course Language
Physics 1

The lecture focuses on the transfer of basic knowledge on mechanics and thermodynamics and electrodynamics. It is the goal to enable students to describe technical processes by means of scientific methods. Thereby an understanding of physical and scientific modelling is generated. By applying physical laws to simple technical problems the meaning of physical laws is explained.

German
Computer Science 2

Computer Science, Theory of computation

German
Principles of Electrical Engineering 2
  • Basic methods to describe electrical and electronic systems 
  • Calculation of simple examples
German
Principles of Measurement and Control Engineering

The course Electronic Measurement and Control Systems presents the fundamentals of Control Theory like Open Loop, Closed Loop model, calculation of step response and transfer function, Analysis of stability under consideration of different controllers like PID. The issue of gain – and phase margin and the digital controller are also the topics auf this course.

German
Laboratory 2

Laboratory to to the lectures of electronic engineering, control, measurement and electronic design.

German
Communication

In the course the students reflect on and practice communicative abilities in a vocational context on a scientific basis. Emphasis is placed on conversation techniques, and written communication is treated as well.

German
Creative English

Starting from the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages B1+, we aim at developing and strengthening the vocabulary of the students’ field of study along with the language skills required for technical and creative communication

English

 

3rd Semester
Course Language
Mathematics 2

Advanced topics in engineering mathematics focussing on signal analysis and differential equations

German
Computer Science 3

Computer science

German
Communication Technologies

This lecture offers an introduction to digital mobile communication. On the one hand, fundamentals and implementation of mobile communication systems and on the other hand, the course presents fundamental techniques for data compression, channel coding and channel modeling.

German
Electronic Project 1

Application of electronic design to develop an electronic device in a project environment. topic audio electronics

German
Team Development

The course prepares students for team work in their studies and in their professional work.

German
Business Administration 1

Basics Business Administration

German
Business English 1

Starting from the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages B2, students engage with global economic and technical developments and their impact on society, and thereby acquire relevant terms and concepts together with the appropriate language skills

English

 

4th Semester
Course Language
Physics 2

Course focuses on growth phenomena, oscillations with prospects to wave phenomena, transport phenomena as thermal conductivity effects.

German
Computer Science 4

Computer science

German
Electronic Project 2

Application of electronic design to develop an electronic device in a project environment. Theme control systems

German
Facilitation and Problem Solving Techniques

The course prepares the students for the role of a facilitator using relevant methods of problem solving and supporting creativity.

German
Business Administration 2

Marketing is a management approach, which makes sure, that most of a companies activities are based on meeting a given target. The core of today marketing is the systematic alignment of all company functions towards the needs of the end user. Finance/Investment: This subject provides participants with an understanding of the tools and techniques used in financial decision making. It is concerned with the investment and financing decisions of the firm and provides a basis for subsequent integrative management subjects.

German
Business English 2

Starting from the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages B2, students acquire relevant terms, concepts and language skills necessary to be competitive in the job market

English

 

5. Semester
Course Language
Specializaton: Embedded Systems

Participants of this course will learn
- how to design digital integrated circuits and systems with the hardware description language VHDL and FPGAs as target Technology
- to design and implement multi-task embedded software applications under a real-time operating system which is running on a microcontroller platform
- as well as how to write a bachelor thesis under supervision in a technical field (which includes all practical work)

German
Specialization: Industrial Electronics

Specializing in Energy and Industrial electronics.

German
Specialization: Technology Management

Introduction to the basics of technology management by solving a realistic problem in team work

German
Specialization: Telecommunications

After building up basic knowledge concerning relevant ICT (Information and Communication Technology) as well as methods and procedures of analyzing and reviewing (evaluation) of technical solutions the students will research the application and implementation of telecommunication, mobile communication and Internet technologies as interdisciplinary technologies / enablers in future topics like Smart Cities, Energy, Mobility, E-Health, IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) preparing their first bachelor thesis

German
Leadership

This course provides an overview of both the latest practical and the current theoretical leadership theories. One of the course’s fundamental components will be the student’s reflection about particular issues concerning leadership.

German
Quality Management

The course provides basic concept of quality, explains the practical benefit of quality management systems and standards (e.g. ISO 9000) and gives an overview of methods, techniques and tools concerning quality and process management (Quality Engineering), in order to enable the students to apply the acquired knowledge in the context of Total Quality Management (TQM) on practical examples (in their daily business or concrete projects).

German
Business Management

Basics of Business Management and Project Management

German
Academic Research and Writing

The requirements for scientific work are discussed and explained. Based on the analysis of published scientific papers these requirements are illustrated. Methods of literature study are explained and trained by examples. Practice in writing scientific papers/thesis including abstracts is provided by preparing an outline for a scientific topic.

German
Advanced English 1

Starting from the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages B2+, students discuss ethics concepts in their personal, social and professional spheres and analyse real-life case studies

English

 

6th Semester
Course Language
Specialization Embedded Systems

Participants of this course will gain
- advanced knowledge in designing digital circuits and systems (synchronous design methodology, metastability, PLD technologies, operation of EDA tools, ...)
- knowledge to implement a TCP/IP stack on an embedded system running a real-time operating system including know-how about related protocols and technologies (Ethernet, ARP, ...)
- as well as knowledge to write a bachelor thesis under supervision in a technical field (which includes all practical work)

German

Specialization: Industrial Electronics
Basic elements of:
- control
- power electronics
- power supply industry

German

Specialization: Technology Management
Introduction to the basics of innovation management by founding a virtual technology oriented company

German

Specialization: Telecommunications
After deepening basic knowledge concerning relevant ICT (Information and Communication Technology) as well as methods and procedures of analyzing and reviewing (evaluation) of technical solutions the students will research the application and implementation of telecommunication, mobile communication and Internet technologies as interdisciplinary technologies / enablers in future topics like Smart Cities, Energy, Mobility, E-Health, IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) preparing their second bachelor thesis

German
Change Management

The course Change Management prepares the students for contact with change processes from a systemic view.

German
Business Law

imparting knowledge of selected legal topics

German
Internship

Relevant activities in a vocational context to support the entry into professional life. Existing and verifiable vocational activities (if relevant) will be recognized.

German
Advanced English 2

The students acquire and practice the writing and speaking skills necessary to complete their bachelor studies, such as writing abstracts, techniques for successful presentations

English