System Architecture


This course is part of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (HSSEAS) Master of Science in Engineering Online (MSOL) program.  It is available only to students pre-approved by HSSEAS. For more information visit


About this course:

Engr 203 “Systems Architecture” Prof. Silverman Requisite: ENGR 201. This course is dedicated to teaching the art and science of architecting. It starts by an introduction on architecting methodology - paradigm and tools. Students will learn the principles of architecting through analyzing the architecture designs of major existing systems. Selected elements of architectural practices, such as representation models, design progression, and architecture frameworks will be discussed. We will wrap up the learning by a discussion on the professionalization of system architecting. Letter grading. Restricted course. For permission to enroll contact UCLA's MSOL Program: (310) 825-6542 or at least 2 weeks before course starts. Visitors not permitted. Restricted course; call (310) 206-6794 for permission to enroll. Web enrollments automatically generate a "Permission to Enroll" request.

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