Offered as: major | minor
Computer engineers design, develop, implement, test, and manage computing systems (both hardware and software) and networks. As a computer engineer, you may work as a designer, researcher, scientist, educator, consultant, entrepreneur, executive, public official, or in the military. Computer engineers work in a variety of fields, such as aerospace, automotive, biomedical, communications, consumer electronics, medicine, power, and space.
A rapidly growing discipline, computer engineering is also one of the highest-paid engineering fields. As a computer engineering major, you'll be prepared to meet the changing high-technology needs of industry and to continue with advanced studies.
Computer Engineering major
Our program prepares you for this evolving field by providing a strong background in science, mathematics, and engineering.
Your computer engineering courses will include programming, circuits, digital design, electronics, operating systems, algorithms, and computer networks. You can also choose from technical electives such as integrated circuits, computer architecture, wireless sensor networks, wireless communications, multimedia communications, database systems, network security, and dependable computing. Your senior project will be defined by current industry needs.
For the BS in computer engineering, you'll complete 56 credits in computer and electrical engineering courses and a total of 125 credits overall.
Dual major in Electrical & Computer Engineering: Prepare to meet a broad range of challenges in the ever-changing high-tech fields of electrical and computer engineering by earning dual bachelor's degrees.
Computer Engineering minor
A minor in computer engineering gives you the opportunity to specialize in areas such as computer architecture, computer networks, database systems, and digital circuits.
For the minor, you'll complete 20.5 to 25 credits.
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