The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's LabVIEW certificate provides both students and engineers in local and regional industry with an in-depth understanding of the computer interfacing and data acquisition software package LabVIEW. Through LabVIEW, scientists and engineers can accomplish a variety of instrument control, data collection and data processing tasks.
Courses throughout the program will provide you with a working knowledge of electronics, an understanding of the basics of computer interfacing principles, in-depth knowledge of the LabVIEW programming environment, an introduction to robotics and autonomous navigation and an introduction to field-programmable gate arrays, a revolutionary new technology.
The LabVIEW certificate program has also been designed to provide you with the skills and experiences required to pass the first two levels of professional LabVIEW programming certification offered by National Instruments, which is required for many industry positions that involve LabVIEW programming.
In-demand skills. With LabVIEW becoming a standard in a variety of industries, graduates with LabVIEW knowledge and training are in high demand. Courses include both lectures and lab time, ensuring you understand — and know how to use — LabVIEW software.
Endless learning opportunities. While pursuing your LabVIEW certificate at UWEC you'll benefit from countless learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom. Join the Society of Physics Students, a national professional association. Take advantage of our outstanding academic facilities, like our materials science and engineering research labs, electronics lab and machine shop. Or secure an internship and put your LabVIEW skills to work before you even graduate.
Coursework within the LabVIEW certificate covers the basics and applications of this widely-adopted graphical programming language. Through your courses, you will gain expertise in the LabVIEW programming environment, acquire a working knowledge of electrical circuits and become familiar with key computer interfacing principles. Additional course topics include advanced programming structures, CompactDAQ hardware, digital signal processing, motor control, encoders, PID process control, RS-232 instrument control, component testing and sensor monitoring.
What classes do LabVIEW students take?
Your classes may cover topics like:
- Electric and electronic circuits
- LabVIEW applications
- Computer interfacing
Learn more about the LabVIEW certificate in the UWEC course catalog.
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