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Computer Engineering Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

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Curriculum
Freshman Year
Fall Course Units
CHE 201 General Chemistry I 1
ENG 142 Fundamentals of Engineering Design
or
CSC 215 Computer Science I 1
ENG 095 Introduction to Engineering 0
ENG 091 Engineering Seminar I 0
FSP 101 Freshman Seminar (Social Science) 1
MAT 127 Calculus A 1
PHY 201 General Physics I 1
Spring
CSC 215 Computer Science I
or
ENG 142 Fundamentals of Engineering Design 1
ENG 092 Engineering Seminar II 0
MAT 128 Calculus B 1
PHY 202 General Physics II 1
WRI 102 Academic Writing (if not exempted*) 1
TST 161 Creative Design 1
ENG 142 and CSC 215 can be taken either semester freshman year
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 Laboratory 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
ENG 222 Statics 1
ELC 451 Computer Architecture and Organization 1
ELC 363 Computer Engineering Laboratory I 0.5
IDS 252 Society, Ethics & Technology 1
ENG 348 Systems Engineering 0.5
Spring
ENG 094 Engineering Seminar IV 0
ENG 342 Advanced Engineering Mathematics II 1
ENG 352 Control Systems 1
ENG 354 Control Systems Laboratory 0.5
ENG 372 Engineering Economy 1
Liberal Learning Elective** 1
**By advisement only.
Senior Year
Fall
ELC 423 Digital Signal Processing 1
ELC 433 Signal Processing Lab 0.5
ELC 411 Embedded Systems 1
ELC 495 Senior Project I 0.5
ENG 099 Senior Professional Seminar 0
Computer Engineering Elective*** 1
Liberal Learning Elective** 1
**By advisement only.
Spring
CSC 345 Operating Systems 1
ENG 098 Fundamentals of Engineering Review 0
ENG 322 Thermodynamics I 1
ELC 463 Computer Engineering Laboratory II 0.5
ELC 496 Senior Project II 0.5
Computer Engineering Elective*** 1
**By advisement only.
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***

Any of the following:

  • ELC 341 Communication Systems
  • ELC 383 Electronics II
  • ELC 441 Digital Systems Engineering
  • ELC 453 Digital Control Systems
  • ELC 471 VLSI Design
  • ELC 475 Advanced Digital Signal Processing

 

At most one of the following:

  • CSC 350 Digital Computer Graphics
  • CSC 360 Networks
  • CSC 370 Stack Machines
  • CSC 380 Artificial Intelligence
  • CSC 390 Programming Languages
  • CSC 434 Compilers & Interpreters
  • CSC 446 Database Management Systems
  • CSC 485 Topics in Computer Science
  • ELC 483 Robotics
  • ELC 492 Independent Study
  • ENG 470 Special Topics in Engineering (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