BSE in Electrical Engineering: Computer Engineering Emphasis

A bachelor of science degree in engineering is the first step towards immediate employment or further study in electrical engineering or many other fields (business, law, medicine or another engineering discipline)

Working as a computer engineer

Computer engineers utilize hardware and software skills to design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacture of “smart” products like computer and other embedded systems. Starting salaries for computer engineers are among the highest of all college graduates.

Check out the Occupational Outlook Handbook for job functions, details, and salary trends for computer hardware engineers.

Degree requirements

To earn this degree, you must complete at least 127 units of course work, including participating in the Design4Practice courses that give you hands-on experience through project learning.  See the interactive 2013-14 Four Year Progression Plan for details of what classes are required and an example of when they could be taken.  You can download a printable PDF version of the Computer Engineering Emphasis 4 year plan of classes here.  The CpE emphasis prerequisite flow chart is a handy tool you can use to plan your schedule each semester.  You can get more information and search for degree programs, courses and policies in the academic catalogs.