Catalogue 2021 - 2022

Computer Engineering Program

Graduates of the Computer Engineering Program have the ability to apply their knowledge and skills in a variety of professional engineering positions dealing with research, design, manufacturing, operation, and service of small or large computer hardware, software, and embedded systems. They can also apply for advanced graduate studies.

Degree Requirements

Junior Year - Fall Semester

IE 212Probability and Statistics

3 cr.

CPE 310Microprocessors I

3 cr.

EE 301Signals and Systems

3 cr.

EE 303Electronic Circuits

3 cr.

CPE 305Data Structures for Embedded Firmware Design

3 cr.

EE 319Electrical Engineering Laboratory I

2 cr.

Total Credit Hours:17

Junior Year - Spring Semester

CPE 323Embedded Systems Laboratory

1 cr.

CPE 355Real Time Embedded Kernels

3 cr.

CPE 360Microprocessors II

4 cr.

EE 302Introduction to Digital Signal Processing

3 cr.

CPE 462/CPE 562VHDL: Simulation and Synthesis

3 cr.

CUL XXXGlobal Cultures Perspective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:17

Senior Year - Fall Semester

CPE 420/CPE 520Computer Architecture

3 cr.

CPE 422/CPE 522Internet of Things (IoT)

3 cr.

CPE 427Computer Engineering Laboratory

2 cr.

CPE 436Project Research, Innovation and Development

2 cr.

CPE 439Professional Awareness

1 cr.

xxxDesign Elective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:14

Senior Year - Spring Semester

CPE 470Real-time Embedded Controls

3 cr.

CPE 440Senior Design Projects

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

xxxTechnical Elective

3 cr.

HIST XXXHistory Perspective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:15
  1. General Education courses must be selected in such a way to insure that all “perspective of understanding” requirements have been satisfied. 
  2. Design electives must be selected from a list published in each semester’s course schedule and approved by the advisor.
  3. Technical electives are engineering, math, science, or computer courses normally numbered 300 or above and approved by the advisor.
  4. General elective. Selected on approval of the academic advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 63

The 2.0 required minimum grade point average in the major is based upon all CPE and EE major courses pursued as a part of the student’s degree program.