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Computer Engineering

Program Details

  • Major Name: Computer Engineering
  • Degree Program: Engineering
  • Degree Designation: AA
  • College / School: STEM

These three key attributes describe the career and professional accomplishments that the Computer Engineering program prepares graduates to achieve. These attributes also help faculty focus on assessing and evaluating the extent to which the program objective is being met.

Knowledge refers to demonstration of technical competence in comprehensively identifying problems, analyzing and generating solutions, and making decisions related to their professional practice.

Skills pertain to the effective use of computers and modern tools in professional practice and learn to adapt as technology changes.

Attitudes reflect good work ethic, the ability to function well on teams and the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

Graduation Requirements

In order to earn an Associate of Arts degree in Engineering with a major in Computer Engineering, a student must complete a minimum of 60 credit hours of required and elective course work.

Note: ENGR 199 replaces WVUe 191 as a first-semester requirement.

Career Outcomes

Computer engineers design, develop, test and oversee the manufacture and maintenance of embedded computer hardware and software. As such, the computer engineer is part electrical engineer and part computer scientist.

The objective of the bachelor's degree program in computer engineering at WVU is to produce graduates who have the knowledge, skills and attitudes that will ensure success in professional positions in business, industry, research, government service, graduate study or professional school.

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