College of Engineering and Computer Science - Department of

Computer Science & Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

ABET AccreditedThe Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering degree offers a curriculum in the study of computer systems including the design, construction, and overall operations with a major focus on hardware. It includes the study of digital circuits, embedded systems programming languages and operating systems. The program provides a solid mathematics, basic science, and engineering science base that is common to all quality engineering programs.

BSCEG Model Programming Guide(Semester)

Objectives and Outcomes


Three to five years after graduation from the BSCEG program:

  • EXPERT: Graduates of the Computer Engineering program are employable as computing professionals and will be recognized by their employers as well-prepared for their career in computing.
  • AGILE: Graduates understand that education is a lifelong process and are well prepared for continuing studies, including graduate studies.
  • ENGAGED: Graduates demonstrate appreciation for the professional, social, ethical and leadership roles of computing professionals.
  • BROAD: Graduates have a knowledge of computing principles that includes all levels of modern computational architectural/infrastructure, operating systems and component-based hardware/embedded/software systems.


Students who complete the BS in computer engineering will have:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. An ability to communicate effectively
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering had 117 Computer Engineering full majors for Summer 2012 through Fall 2013. Full majors are students who meet the minimum requirements for admission and have a sophomore, junior, or senior status. During Summer 2012 through Fall 2013, 36 students graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering.