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Computer Engineering

College of Engineering

  • Bachelor of Science

Are you ready to hop on the information highway? Computer engineering involves the design and development of systems based on computers and complex digital logic devices. These systems find use in such diverse tasks as computation, communication, entertainment, information processing, artificial intelligence and control. Computer engineers focus on how computer systems work and also how they integrate with other systems, such as those in healthcare, transportation, communications and beyond.

Major Requirements

You will begin with a rigorous series of courses in mathematics, natural sciences and basic engineering to prepare yourself for more advanced study. At the upper-division level, you may choose to specialize in computer systems and software or in logic design. The computer systems and software option involves computer architecture, design, interface systems and software. The logic design option focuses on the design and fabrication of computer circuits at various levels. Either option provides both a broad curriculum and familiarity with specific subjects.

Contact Information

Degree Outcomes


  • Computer Design Engineer
  • Software Engineer/Test Engineer
  • Verification Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Digital Design Engineer
  • Mixed-Signal Design Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer

Graduate Study

  • Computer engineering
  • Information systems
  • Integrated circuits and systems
  • Photonic electronic devices
  • Biotechnology

Alumni Employers

  • Intel
  • HP
  • Amazon
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Oracle
  • Microsoft
  • Apple
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