BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING

**Please note that this page reflects requirements for the B.S. in Computer Engineering for the Class of 2012 and after. For the requirements that apply to 2011 and before, please click here. **

 

Diagram of Courses and Prerequisites

The required courses for this degree contain the fundamentals of electronic circuits, signal theory, logic design, computer architecture, structured programming, data structures, software engineering, discrete mathematics, and numerical analysis. A strong foundation in the physical sciences and in mathematics is required. Approved technical electives, chosen with the advisor’s consent, are selected in preparation for graduate study or entry into industry according to individual interests. The program totals 135 credit hours and is offered jointly by the CSE and the ECE department. This degree is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone (410) 347-7700. 

The recommended sequence of courses follows:

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Freshman year, first semester (15-16 credits)

Engl 1 Composition and Literature (3) 
Chm 30 Introductory Chemical Principles and Laboratory (4)
or Phy 11/12, Introductory Physics I and Laboratory (5)
Math 21 Calculus I (4)
Engr 1/Elective Engineering Computations (3)
or Engr 5, Freshman Design Experience (3)

Freshman year, second semester (15-16 credits)

Engl 2 Composition and Literature: Fiction, Drama, Poetry (3)
Phy 11/12 Introductory Physics I and Laboratory (5)
or Chm 30 Introductory Chemical Principles and Lab (4)
Math 22 Calculus II (4)
Engr 1/Elective Engineering Computations (3)
or Engr 5, Freshman Design Experience (3)

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Sophomore year, first semester (17 credit hours)

ECE 81 Principles of Electrical Engineering (4)
ECE 33 Introduction to Computer Engineering (4)
Phy 21 Introductory Physics II and Laboratory II (5)
Math 23 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III (4)

Sophomore year, second semester (18 credit hours)

CSE 18 Data Structures and Programming (3)
ECE 121 Electronics Circuits Laboratory (2)
ECE 123  Electronic Circuits (3)
Eco 1 Economics (4)
Math 205 Linear Methods (3)
HSS elective ** (3)

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Junior year, first semester (18 credit hours)

ECE 82   Junior Lab (1) 
ECE 108 Signals and Systems (4)
CSE 109 Systems Programming (3)
Math 231 Probability and Statistics (3) OR
Math 309 Theory of Probability (3)
approved technical elective* (3)
free elective (3)

Junior year, second semester (17-18 credit hours)

CSE 216 Software Engineering (3)
ECE 138 Digital Systems Laboratory (2)
ECE 201 Computer Architecture (3)
CSE 261 Discrete Structures (3)
free elective (3)
HSS elective (3-4)

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Senior year, first semester (18 credit hours)

CREG 257 Senior Lab Project I (3)
ECE 319 Digital System Design (3)
CSE 303 Operating System Design (3)
HSS elective (6)
approved technical elective (3)

Senior year, second semester (17-18 credit hours)

CREG 258 Senior Lab Project II (2)
approved technical electives* (9)
HSS elective (3-4)
free elective (3)

*Approved technical electives (15 credits) are subjects in the area of science and technology. They are not restricted to offerings in the department of computer science and engineering. One elective must be an engineering science elective from another department. CSE 42, CSE 130, and CSE 252 are not approved technical electives.

**HSS courses are those which are designed as SS or HU.  They are only in the Arts & Sciences College.  They encompass all the humanities and social science departments (Soc, Psych, Phil, Engl, Hist, IR, etc).  Students can take whatever interests them.

     
Phy 11/12,Introductory Physics I and Laboratory (5)
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