All students wishing to study this major should apply to General Engineering.
The Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering administers the degree in computer engineering (CPE). CPE provides the critical technology base for a broad range of industries, including bioinformatics, computing hardware, computer networking and security, embedded computing, telecommunications, and video/image processing. The program builds on a strong foundation in mathematics, physical science, and computer programming.
The curriculum covers a variety of technical areas, including computer architecture, digital system design, VLSI, embedded systems, networking, real-time systems, and artificial intelligence. The program emphasizes industry-related hands-on experiences and opportunities for undergraduate research and co-op/internships.