Jun 26, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
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Computer Engineering, B.S.Cp.E.

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Program Mission:

The mission of UTC’s Computer Engineering program is to provide accessible education in the theory and application of engineering in a supportive, interdisciplinary environment that

  • Prepares students for successful careers in industry, government, and academia
  • Emphasizes project-based design
  • Promotes life-long learning
  • Serves the engineering profession
  • Fosters ethical, professional, and social responsibility
Program Objectives:

In support of this mission, UTC’s Computer Engineering program produces graduates who, upon entering the work force or advanced studies:

  • Successfully function as responsible and ethical professionals in a variety of engineering disciplines
  • Function effectively in multidisciplinary environments
  • Adapt to various environments
  • Participate in further knowledge building opportunities
  • Are progressing toward Professional Registration

The Engineering program faculty includes those with degrees in this program area as well as faculty from other programs who teach the engineering fundamental courses.

The computer engineering program is supported by the faculty in the Computer Science and Engineering Department and embodies the realm of computer engineering applications. A thorough understanding of computer organization and architecture and the interaction between hardware and software is emphasized. The students’ experiences culminate in a two-semester computer engineering team project.

General Education

(see Certified General Education Courses  for list of approved courses)

Rhetoric and Writing (6 hours)

  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and writing

Fine Arts and Humanities: (6 hours)

  • Complete one approved course from two different subcategories

Historical Understanding (3 hours)

Literature (3 hours)

Thought, Values and Beliefs (3 hours)

Visual and Performing Arts (3 hours)

Behavioral and Social Sciences (6 hours)

  • Two approved behavioral or social science courses

Non-Western Culture: (3 hours)

  • One approved non-western culture course

Technical Electives:

Additional Information and Notes

All majors must attain a minimum grade of C in all engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, and computer engineering core courses, including technical electives, as a condition for graduation.

2.0 GPA in all required major and related courses (including specified General Education courses).

Minimum of 39 hours of 3000 and 4000 level courses.

128 total hours required.

See Degree and Graduation Requirements  for additional requirements.

*Also satisfies requirement in the major.

#Also satisfies a general education requirements.

ClerarPath for Advising

The ClearPath for Advising guides provide students with an opportunity to see program requirements defined in a semester-by-semester format. The ClearPath for Advising guides also provide students with important tips, pointers, and suggestions for staying on track with progress toward the degree.  Your ClearPath is available through the Center for Advisement website at www.utc.edu/advisement/advising-resources/clear-paths-for-advising.php.

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