Mississippi Valley State University

July 29, 2016


ET 205 Introduction to AIT

This course surveys the current technologies in automatic identification. Topics to be discussed are: bar code technology, radio frequency identification, card technologies and biometrics principles. 

ET 211 Intro to Statistics for AIT 

This course provides students with a basic understanding and working knowledge of statistical methods used throughout the automatic identification industry. Topics include statistical analyses, use of the mean and standard deviation as well as sampling techniques and hypothesis testing. Numerical and graphical analysis will be done using MS Excel. 3 credit hours

ET 311 Advanced Statistics and Analysis Tools for AIT

This course expands beyond basic statistics to prepare students for analysis of data relating to automatic identification technology and standards development. Topics to be discussed include multivariate and non-parametric statistics. 

ET 312 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) 

This course covers the principles and applications ofradio frequency identification (RFID). Emphasis is placed on RFID architecture, passive RFID, activeRFID, tags protocols, EPCglobal Network, reader protocols, RFID middleware, and RFID informationservice.

ET 313 Industrial Supply Chain

This course presents the introduction to industrial supply chain management focusing on the logistics, distribution and warehouse operations as well as the role of AIT in the supply chains. Prerequisite:

ET 314 Information Technology

This course provides the fundamentals of information technology including computer hardware/shareware, database design, and networking. Students will have an opportunity to create a database using one of Database Management Systems. 3 credit hours

ET 393 Biometrics and Applications 

This course provides the fundamentals and applications ofbiometrics. Topics include: fingerprint recognition, facial recognition, iris scanning and verification,esoteric biometrics, biometric testing and evaluation, biometric standards, biometrics in large-scalesystems, information security and privacy, biometrics in government and law/private-sectors, andbiometrics major applications.