Computer Engineering

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The Computer Engineering program emphasizes the application of engineering principles to the design of computer hardware and software and devotes additional time to issues of computer architecture and advanced topics in hardware design, including extensive laboratory work. Students in this program also acquire a broad background in engineering topics through related coursework in the College.

Potential Entry Level Job Titles:

Hardware Developer | Hardware Tester | Software Developer | Software Tester | Field Engineer

Potential Entry Level Salary Range:

$45,000 – $80,000

Recommended Semester Plan:

Semester 1 Credit Hours
Calculus 1 4
Chemistry 1 3
Composition 1 3
General Education Core Social Sciences 3
Chemistry 1 Lab 1
Foundations of Engineering Lab
Foundations of Engineering
Semester Hours: 15
Semester 2 Credit Hours
Calculus 2 4
Composition 2 3
Physics 1 Calculus Based 3
Programming Concepts 3
PHY2048L General Physics I Laboratory 1
Semester Hours: 14
Semester 3 Credit Hours
Calculus 3 4
Physics 2 – Calculus Based 3
Program Design 3
FKL/Gen Ed Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
PHY2049L General Physics II Laboratory 1
Semester Hours: 14
Semester 4 Credit Hours
Computer Organization 3
General Education Core Humanities 3
Discrete Structures 3
Differential Equations 3
Object Oriented Design 3
Semester Hours: 15
Summer Credit Hours
Logic Design 3
Data Structures 3
Linear Systems 2
CDA3201L Computer Logic Design Lab 1
Semester Hours: 9
Semester 5 Credit Hours
Analysis of Algorithms 3
Computer Architecture 3
Electronic Materials 3
Electrical Systems 3
CSE Hardware Elective 3
Semester Hours: 15
Semester 6 Credit Hours
Computer System Design 3
Engineering Economics 3
FKL/Gen Ed Natural Sciences (Life Science) 3
Operating Systems 3
CSE Hardware Elective 3
CDA4203L Computer System Design Lab 1
Semester Hours: 16
Summer Credit Hours
Internship/Co-op Participation
Semester Hours: 0
Semester 7 Credit Hours
CMOS VLSI 3
Communication for Engineers 3
FKL/Gen Ed Fine Arts 3
Probability and Statistics for Engineers 3
CSE Elective 3
CDA4213L CMOS-VLSI Design Lab 1
Semester Hours: 16
Semester 8 Credit Hours
CIS4250 Ethical Issues and Professional Conduct 3
FKL/Gen Ed Human and Cultural Diversity in a Global Context 3
CSE Elective 3
FKL/Gen Ed Humanities (with HHCP) 3
CIS4910 Computer Science Project 2
Semester Hours: 14