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2013-2014

Computer Engineering (4450)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Computer Engineering (445000BS)

College of Engineering

Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the program are able to apply mathematics, science and engineering knowledge to the identification, formulation and solution of engineering problems.
Graduates of the program have specialized engineering knowledge in areas of interest related to career objectives.
Graduates of the program are able to design systems, components or processes to meet client needs.
Graduates of the program can design and conduct experiments and interpret technical data.
Graduates of the program are able to work effectively in interdisciplinary teams and within engineering organizations.
Graduates of the program are proficient in technical communications, oral, written and visual.
Graduates of the program are able to use tools of modern engineering practice effectively, including standard instruments, computational and presentation software, engineering libraries and the Internet.
Graduates of the program have the ability and motivation to extend their competence into new areas.
Graduates of the program understand: safety issues in computer engineering; environmental issues in computer engineering; intellectual property issues in computer engineering.
Graduates of the program understand: societal impact issues in computer engineering; professional ethics in computer engineering.

Year 1

Fall
3300:111 English Composition I3
3150:151 Principles of Chemistry I3
3150:152 Principles of Chemistry I Lab1
3450:221 Analytic Geometry-Calculus I4
4450:101 Tools for Computer Engineering3
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Min Credit Total 15
Spring
3450:208 Intro to Discrete Math4
3450:222 Analytic Geometry-Calculus II4
3650:291 Elementary Classical Physics I4
4450:220 Digital Logic Design4
English Composition:3300:112 or 2020:2223
Min Credit Total 19
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
4400:231 Circuits I3
3450:223 Analytic Geometry-Calc III4
3460:209 Computer Science I4
3650:292 Elementary Classical Phys II4
4400:230 Circuits I Laboratory1
Oral Communication:7600:105/1063
Min Credit Total 19
Spring
3450:335 Intro to Ordinary Diff Equatns3
3460:210 Computer Science II4
4400:330 Circuits II Laboratory1
4400:332 Circuits II3
4450:320 Computer Systems3
Humanities:3400:210 or 2214
Min Credit Total 18
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
4400:340 Signals & Systems4
4400:360 Physical Electronics3
4450:325 Operating Systems Concepts3
4450:422 Embedded Systems Interfacing3
Elective:4450:301 UG Research I: Comp Engr (optional)1
Social Science:Any Set3
Min Credit Total 17
Spring
4450:309 Design Project Sem - Comp Engr1
4450:367 VLSI Design3
4450:420 Computer Systems Design3
4450:427 Computer Networks3
4450:440 Digital Signal Processing3
Elective:4450:302 UG Research II: Comp Engr (optional)1
Min Credit Total 14
Summer
3470:401 Probability & Stat for Enginrs2
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Elective:4450:303 UG Research III: Comp Engr (optional)1
Social Science:Any OTHER Set3
Min Credit Total 8

Year 4

Fall
4450:401 Senior Des Proj I - Comp Engr2
Elective:4450 Computer Engineering3
Elective:4450 Computer Engineering3
Elective:4450 Computer Engineering3
Humanities:Any Set3
Min Credit Total 14
Spring
4450:402 Senior Des Proj II - Comp Engr3
Elective:4450 Computer Engineering3
Elective:4450 Computer Engineering3
Elective:4450 Computer Engineering3
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
See General Education section of the Undergraduate Bulletin for specific details about eligible Humanities and Social Science courses.
Students are encouraged to see their adviser and/or the departmental office for approved program electives.
Up to three credits of undergraduate research in Computer Engineering may be applied to program requirements as Computer Engineering Electives. Computer Engineering Electives must meet breadth and depth requirements.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 137 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 03-08-2013