Where electrical engineering and computer science meet.
Computer engineers design and test new computer technologies and develop innovations for modern-day life, from medical equipment and automobiles, to hand-held devices and video games, to power grids and communication systems.
To prepare for a career in this field, you will build skills in both electrical engineering and computer science. You will learn not only about the software side of computing technology, but also about the design of computer chips, circuit boards, control systems, and other electronic hardware.
You will learn to apply your broad-based knowledge and technical skills to develop computing technology for instrumentation, control, communication and power-conversion systems.
This program could be a good fit if you:
- Are a critical thinker and problem solver
- Enjoy technology
- Are naturally curious about how things work (especially electronics)
- Have strong skills in math and science
- Are a hard worker
With this degree, you could become a/an:
- Computer software engineer
- Computer hardware engineer
- Applications engineer
- Design engineer
- Quality control engineer
- Development engineer
- Computer architect
- Systems design engineer
- Research engineer