Students will balance scientific and engineering theories with technical laboratory experiences in order to develop practical knowledge and skills that they will need once they enter the workforce.

Computer engineering

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As a computer engineer, imagine creating the next super computer, the next revolutionary tablet computer, or even the next control system for the latest Air Force fighter jet.

The curriculum is balanced to help students learn how to design and develop computer hardware and software. Students will gain in-depth knowledge and skills in the design and development of many different types of computer systems from small MP3 players to large parallel computer systems. Graduates are prepared for high paying employments as computer engineers or to continue their education at graduate school.

Career Path

Graduates with a degree in Computer Engineering have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.

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Computer Engineer

Computer engineers work with a variety of computer systems such as architecture, parallel processing and dependability. They work with mobile computing, distributed systems, computer vision and robotics, embedded systems, design and testing. Computer engineers also work with coding, cryptography, and information protection.

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Getting started in this degree

If you want to get a taste for Computer Engineering, start with one of the following degree-specific courses:

  • CS 101 — Introduction to Programming

For a full listing of all courses required for this degree, refer to the course catalog.

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