Catalogue 2018 - 2019

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 303Introduction to Microelectronic Circuits I

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 355Real Time Embedded Kernels

3 cr.

CPE 360Microprocessors II

4 cr.

EE 302Introduction to Digital Signal Processing

3 cr.

EE 320Introduction to Microelectronic Circuits II

3 cr.

EE 323Electrical Engineering Laboratory IIa

1 cr.

CUL XXXCultural Studies Perspective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:17

Senior Year - Fall Semester

CPE 420Computer Architecture

3 cr.

CPE 427Computer Engineering Laboratory

2 cr.

CPE 436Project Research, Innovation and Development

2 cr.

CPE 439Professional Awareness

1 cr.

HIST XXXHistorical Perspective

3 cr.

xxxDesign Elective

3 cr.

CPE 462VHDL: Simulation and Synthesis

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:17

Senior Year - Spring Semester

CPE 470Real-time Embedded Controls

3 cr.

CPE 440Senior Design Projects

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

ILP XXXIntegrated Liberal Professional Perspective

3 cr.

xxxTechnical Elective

3 cr.

LBC XXXLearning Beyond the Classroom

No 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 required for graduation – 134.

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