Computer Engineering

Mission

Our mission is to achieve excellence in scholarship in our academic field through: 

Teaching: Excellence and innovation in the conveyance of knowledge in all its forms, to enhance scholarship, communication skills, and critical and creative thinking among students.
Research: Creation, discovery, and advancement of science, engineering, and technology at a nationally and internationally recognized level.
Preservation of Knowledge: Preserve, exchange, and disseminate knowledge through archival publications, technical meetings, and other media.
Professional Activities and Application of Technology: Promote the development of professional skills, a high level of ethical conduct, personal initiative, and entrepreneurship, assumption of organizational responsibility, participation in professional societies and the application of technology.

Program Educational Objectives

Our Computer Engineering alumni will 

PEO1. Strive to maintain the highest technical and ethical standards in the design and development of new products, technologies and processes that incorporate state-of-the-art hardware and software developments in all areas of computer engineering.

PEO2. Continue their professional education either formally, in graduate school, professional school, or through industrial training programs, or informally, through activities such as continuing education, attendance in short courses and seminars, professional workshops and conferences.

PEO3. Possess excellent communication skills, people skills, and teamwork skills and continue to improve these skills in their professional roles and through such activities as attending conferences, participating in professional societies, or writing technical reports, manuals, journal publications, or books.  

PEO4. Demonstrate responsibility and personal integrity in all aspects of their careers and use their skills and knowledge in ways that promote the common good and are consistent with the public interest. 

Student Outcomes

Our students attain the following outcomes in their curriculum and co-operative education experiences:

a. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

b. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

c. an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

d. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

e. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

f. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

g. an ability to communicate effectively

h. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

i. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

j. a knowledge of contemporary issues

k. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Enrollment and Graduation Data
Program Name Enrollment 2016 Number of Graduates 2016 Enrollment 2017 Number of Graduates 2017
Computer Engineering, BS 261
21
323
23

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://abet.org.