Major in Computer Engineering Technology, BS (124 credits)

The BS in computer engineering technology (CET) was granted licensure in November 2004. The CET degree responds to the fact that computers and networks have been two of the leading technologies driving engineering job markets. As with many of the programs in the School of Technology, students explore hardware and software in a hands-on dedicated networking laboratory. Students will use computational methods, computers, and modern technical tools in engineering practice, in addition to learning about state-of-the-art technology in the areas of wired and wireless network communication, engineering design, advanced PC operating systems, internet technology, and computer programming.

As students gain knowledge of hardware and engineering processes and prepare to take industry-based certification exams, they can look forward to well-paying careers. Some will become systems administrators, network administrators, system designers, quality control engineers, and software developers. Others may find positions as information technologists, lab technicians, system maintenance experts, system testers, and help desk operators. There is a graduation requirement of a capstone assessment during a student's final year of study.

Core Requirements (27 credits)

ENGR 150 Introduction to Engineering3
ET 251 Applied Mechanics I-Statics3
ETM 260 CAD and Integrated Manufacturing 3

MFG 121 Technical Drafting & CAD3
CHEM 161 General Chemistry I 3
ET 357
Strength of Materials 3
STAT 104
Elementary Statistics 3
ENG 403
Technical Writing
CS 151
Computer Science I

CS 213 Applications of Computing I
CS 152
Computer Science II

CS 214Applications of Computing II3

Specialization Requirements (42 credits)

CEGT 200Seminar1
CET 113 Introduction to Information Processing 3
CET 201 Photonics Principles 3
CET 229 Computer Hardware Architecture3
CET 236 Circuit Analysis 3
CET 249 Introduction to Networking Technology3
CET 323 Electronic Circuits 3
CET 339 Computer System Administration3
CET 346 Signals & Systems 3
CET 349 Networking Devices 3
CET 363 Digital Circuits 3
CET 449 Advanced Networking 3
CET 453 Microcomputers 3
CET 466 Logic Design 3
CET 497Senior Seminar1
CET 498 Senior Project (Capstone) 2

Directed Electives (8 credits)

Suggested directed electives. Other courses may be selected in consultation with an advisor.

CET 301 Fiber-Optics Communications 3
CET 459 Network Security Technologies 3
CET 479 Internet Technologies 3
CS 153 Computer Science III 3

(MATH 152/221 required)
ETM 356Materials Analysis3

General Education Requirements (44-46 credits)

Computer engineering technology majors are required to complete the following courses as part of their general education for all baccalaureate degree programs:

ENG 110Freshman Composition3
COMM 140Public Speaking3
MATH 135 Applied Engineering Calculus I3

MATH 136 Applied Engineering Calculus II3

MATH 152 Calculus I4

MATH 221Calculus II4
PE 144Fitness/Wellness Ventures2
PHYS 121General Physics I4

PHYS 122 General Physics II4

PHYS 125University Physics I4

PHYS 126University Physics II4
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