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Academic Program Overview

First Year

Your first year courses in Computer Engineering are chosen to introduce you to engineering design and to build the foundation of fundamental science and math skills needed in all fields of engineering. These foundational courses are essential to your education as an engineer.

Fall Semester Winter Semester
  • General Chemistry I
  • Calculus I
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Engineering and Design I
  • Science and Society since 1500
  • Intermediate Programming
  • Calculus II
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Physics with Applications
  • Engineering Mechanics I
  • Introductory Electricity and Magnetism

Beyond First Year 

Computer Engineering provides students with a common base of knowledge essential to computer engineering and then allows them to select from a menu of electives to attain a degree of specialization in one of four areas or to choose electives to broaden their knowledge base. Elective concentrations are available in areas of Electronic Design automation, Software Design, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, and Microsystems. For an overview of all courses available in Biomedical Engineering, please consult the current Undergraduate Calendar.

 Areas of Interest 

  • Electronic Design Automation
  • Software Design
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  • Microsystems
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