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Computer Engineering and Computer Science (BCC)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2011 - Spring 2012 catalog year. For more
information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and Computer Science

Major: CECS

Degree: BCC

Unit: Speed School of Engineering (SS)

Department: Computer Engineering and Computer Science

Students specializing in Computer Engineering & Computer Science will complete a program consisting of two semesters in
Engineering Fundamentals and a further period of study in the Department of Computer Engineering & Computer Science -
ten semesters in Departmental Studies to complete the Bachelor of Science degree, followed by a fifth year in Graduate
Studies for the Master of Engineering degree. This curriculum is designed as an integrated five-year program, with a
cooperative education component, culminating in the Master of Engineering degree. The Bachelor of Science and Master of
Engineering programs are both accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc. The Bachelor of
Science degree program is also accredited by the Computer Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.

Engineering Fundamentals1

Courses Hours

Speed School Core

ENGR 100, 1012 , 102, 10

ENGL2,3 101 , 102 6

CHEM 2012 3

PHYS 2982 4


CECS 130, 230 6

CHEM 2072 1

PHYS 295 1

Total 31
Departmental Studies

Courses Hours

Engineering Fundamentals

ENGR 201, 205, 330 8


CECS 220, 288, 289, 302, 310, 311, 312, 389, 412, 420, 440, 489, 504, 516, 525, 530,
535, 550, 596

CECS Electives4 9


CEE 205 3

ECE 210, 211, 252 7

IE 360, 370 6

PHYS 296, 299 5

General Education

Arts/CD/HUM/SBS Electives2 12

COMM2 111 or 112 3

HIST2 101 or 102 or 105 or 106 3

Total 105

Total Hours

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and Computer Science 1365

Acceptance into a Department requires that a student have a 2.0 GPA in the prescribed set of courses totaling 31 semester hours in
Engineering Fundamentals. In addition, the student must be in good standing with the university (university GPA ≥ 2.0).
This course is a General Education requirement for the program; see for the listing, by
academic year, of Arts/CD/Hum/SBS Electives which satisfy the University-wide General Education requirements.
Students completing ENGL 105 in lieu of ENGL 101 and ENGL 102 satisfy the General Education and Engineering Fundamentals
requirements for Written Communication. However, an additional 3-hr Writing (WR) course or honors Written Communication (WC)
course is needed to satisfy program credit hour requirements. A current list of acceptable WR and WC courses is at
The CECS Electives must be chosen from the following approved list:
CECS 522, 542, 545, 564, 568 or departmental consent for additional CECS 5XX or 6XX courses.
Candidates for the Bachelor of Science degree must be in Good Standing (university GPA ≥ 2.00) and must attain a grade point average
of at least 2.00 for all courses used to satisfy degree requirements.