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Computer Engineering Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering – 03/2015 Update

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Curriculum
    Freshman Year  
    Fall Course Units
CHE 201 General Chemistry I 1
ENG 142 Fundamentals of Engineering Design or Computer Science – CSC 215 1
ENG 095 Introduction to Engineering 0
ENG 091 Engineering Seminar I 0
FSP   First Seminar 1
MAT 127 Calculus A 1
PHY 201 General Physics I 1
       
    Spring  
CSC 215 Computer Science I or Fundamentals of Eng. Design – ENG 142 1
ENG 092 Engineering Seminar II 0
MAT 128 Calculus B 1
PHY 202 General Physics II 1
WRI 102 Academic Writing (if required*) (1)
TST 161 Creative Design 1
       
    Sophomore Year  
    Fall  
PHY 321 Modern Physics 1
CSC 250 Accelerated Computer Science I, II 1
ENG 212 Circuits Analysis 1
ENG 214 Circuits Analysis Lab 0.5
ENG 272 Advanced Engineering Mathematics I 1
ENG 312 Digital Circuits & Microprocessors 1
       
    Spring  
CSC 270 Discrete Structures 1
ELC 251 Electronics 1
ELC 321 Signals & Systems 1
ELC 333 Electronics Lab 0.5
MAT 229 Multivariable Calculus 1
ECO 101 Principles of Microeconomics 1
       
    Junior Year  
    Fall  
CSC 415 Software Engineering 1
ELC 343 Microcomputer Systems 0.5
ENG 093 Engineering Seminar III 0
ELC 451 Computer Architecture and Organization 1
ELC 363 Computer Engineering Laboratory I 0.5
ELC 411 Embedded Systems 1
    Computer Engineering Elective** 1
       
    Spring  
ENG 094 Engineering Seminar IV 0
    Mathematics Elective** 1
ENG 352 Control Systems 1
ENG 354 Control Systems Laboratory 0.5
ENG 372 Engineering Economy 1
    Computer Engineering Elective** 1
ENG 348 Systems Engineering 0.5
       
    Senior Year  
    Fall  
ELC 423 Digital Signal Processing 1
ELC 433 Signal Processing Lab 0.5
IDS 252 Society, Ethics, and Technology 1
ELC 495 Senior Project I 0.5
ENG 099 Senior Professional Seminar 0
    Computer Engineering Elective**  1
    Liberal Learning Elective***  1
       
    Spring  
CSC 345 Operating Systems 1
ENG 098 Fundamentals of Engineering Review 0
ELC 463 Computer Engineering Laboratory II 0.5
ELC 496 Senior Project II 0.5
    Computer Engineering Elective** 1
     Liberal Learning Elective*** 1
       
    Total Course Units 39

 

* Students who scored 580 or above on the SAT Verbal and 580 or above on the SAT Math will be exempt from this requirement. Students with a score on the SAT Verbal or SAT Math lower than 580 will be given a placement test. Students who score 4 or higher on the placement test will also be exempt from WRI 102.

** Computer Engineering Electives – By Advisement Only.

Mathematics/Science Electives

One of the following:

  • ENG342, Advanced Engineering Mathematics II
  • STA216, Statistical Inference and Probability

Computer Engineering

At least two of the following:

Other Computer Engineering Electives

At most two of the following:

  • CSC315, Database Systems
  •  CSC335, Analysis of Algorithms
  • CSC350, Computer Graphics
  • CSC360, Computer Networkings
  • CSC380, Artificial Intelligence
  • CSC425, Compilers & Interpreters
  • CSC435, Programming Languages
  • CSC470, Topics in Computer Science
  • ENG222, Statics
  • ENG262, Dynamics
  • ENG322, Thermodynamics
  • MEC381, Introduction to Mechatronics
  • ELC483, Robotics
  • ELC492, Independent Study
  • ENG470, Special Topics in Engineering (by advisement only)

***Liberal Learning Electives – By Advisement Only.

Advanced Placement (AP) is awarded for a number of courses including Calculus, Physics, Chemistry, etc. For further details on AP placement click here