Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCE)

The BSCE program is designed to provide a basic background in computer science and engineering. The major emphasis is on design of computer hardware, including design of the software required by the computer to function, as well as the software tools required by software applications.

Required credits:
The BSCE program requires coursework in the following areas with a minimum of 128 credits in total:

Lower Division 78 credits
General Education 66 credits
Computer Science Basics 12 credits
Upper Division 50 credits
Computer Science Core 40 credits
Electives 10 credits

A minimum of 78 lower division credit hours is required, with a minimum of 66 credit hours in General Education courses and 12 credit hours in Computer Science basics:

General Education (Minimum 66 credit hours)
Area A
Basic Subjects 9 credits
As a requirement of Area A, each student must complete:
ENGL100 English Composition
ENGL130 Fundamental of Intercultural Communication
ENGL200 Critical Thinking
Area B
Mathematics & Science Core 48 credits
As a requirement of Area B, each student must complete:
I. Mathematics 21 credits
MATH200 Calculus I
MATH202 Calculus II
MATH204 Calculus III
MATH206 Discrete Mathematics
MATH210 Introduction to Probability Theory
MATH212 Introduction to Statistical Methods
MATH214 Differential Equations
II. Natural Science 12 credits
EN200 Energy and Environment
EN220 Introduction to Environmental Science
PHYS200 College Physics I
PHYS202 College Physics II
III. Social Science 15 credits
ECON100 Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics
ECON200 Principles of Economics: Microeconomics
POLS100 U.S. History
POLS150 American Government
PSYCH100 General Psychology
Area C
Humanities and Communication 9 credits
As a requirement of Area C, each student must complete:
ENGL220 Technical Writing
ENGL230 Professional Communication I
ENGL232 Professional Communication II
Computer Science Basics (Minimum 12 credit hours)
CS200 Introduction to Computer Science 4 credits
CS206 Introduction to UNIX/Linux 4 credits
CS230 Programming in C++ 4 credits
Computer Science Core (Minimum 40 credit hours)
CE350 Circuit Theory 3 credits
CE352 Introduction to Logic Design 4 credits
CE353 Introduction to Digital Electronics 4 credits
CE450 Computer Architecture I 3 credits
CE452 Advanced Logic Design 4 credits
CE454 Microprocessor Design 4 credits
CE456 Fundamentals of VLSI Design 3 credits
CE460 Introduction to Embedded Systems 4 credits
CS300 Data Structure 4 credits
CS400 Operating Systems 4 credits
CS440 Computer Networks I 3 credits
Electives (Minimum 10 credit hours)

Any courses at the 300-400 level or above in Computer Engineering or Computer Science at SVU.

Graduation Requirements

128/Credit Hours
  • 66 credit hours of general education courses
  • 12 credit hours of CE basics courses
  • 40 credit hours of CE core courses
  • 10 credit hours of CE electives
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