Nov 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering (Program Description)

Total Degree Credits: 120


Computer Engineering is a high-quality program focused on education, professional development, and research to prepare outstanding Computer Engineering graduates and to provide service to the community. The program is interdisciplinary and encompasses a range of disciplines including engineering, science, and mathematics. The program educates students in the fundamental core of Computer engineering and its cutting-edge, high-impact areas.


The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Program Educational Objectives

Consistent with the stated mission of the Florida Polytechnic University, the mission of the Computer Engineering program is to prepare its graduates for a rapidly changing engineering field. The faculty of the Computer Engineering Program strives to educate and train students in a technically sound and challenging manner to produce highly sought after graduates. Graduates are expected to attain the following within a few years of graduation:

  1. Demonstrate competency in developing solutions in a specialized area of electrical and/or computer engineering either individually or through interdisciplinary teams.

  2. Demonstrate success in technical or business activities through engineering ability, communication, professional and ethical skills, and knowledge.

  3. Be distinguished high-in-demand engineering professionals as innovators and entrepreneurs.

  4. Demonstrate professional growth through post-graduate education, continuing education or professional activity.

Student Outcomes

By the time of graduation, students in the computer engineering program are expected to achieve the following:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.


**Course offering frequency subject to change**

College Skills (1) & Co-Curricular

All majors are required to complete an approved internship/professional experience prior to graduation.

General Education (38)

Click here to view the complete list of General Education  offerings. The State of Florida requires a minimum of 36 credit hours of general education for the baccalaureate degree. The following are required for the B.S. in Computer Engineering.

Concentrations (12)

Students choose one concentration area.

Advanced Topics

Students choose 9 credits from courses in the concentrations and 3 credits from Computer Engineering electives.

Digital System Design

Embedded System Design

Machine Intelligence

Autonomous Robotic Systems

Capstone Design Sequence (6)

Computer Engineering Electives