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  Dec 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Computer Engineering, B.S.


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Major Requirements for Computer Engineering


Electrical & Computer Engineering and School of Computing
www.ce.utah.edu
Merrill Engineering Building 2110
801-581-4657

Minimum Degree Hours: 124.5
Minimum Major Hours: 97.5

Admission Requirements

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.80 on pre-major courses.
  • A minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA on all U of U courses.
  • Courses may only be repeated once. Courses repeated more than once will only have the second attempt counted in their technical GPA. The technical GPA is calculated from all ECE and CS classes.
  • Students complete the online application to be admitted to this major at http://www.ece.utah.edu/forms.
  • Maximum credit hours that can be transferred for a single course is 4 credit hours.

Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 is required.
  • A minimum technical GPA of 2.50 must be maintained from all CS and ECE courses.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade C- or better unless otherwise stated. All math classes must be completed with a grade C or better.
  • Each course may only be repeated once. If repeated more than once, then only the second grade will be counted.

Honors in Computer Engineering

Students seeking an HBS in Computer Engineering must complete:

Combined BS/MS Degree

For more information see our website http://www.ece.utah.edu/bs_ms.

Pre-Major Requirements


Must have a minimum of a 2.80 GPA on pre-major courses, and a 2.5 GPA on all U of U courses.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Courses


Must be completed with grade C- or better.

Physics


Must be completed with a grade C- or better.

Writing


Complete 1 course(s)

Must be completed with a passing grade.

Upper-Division Writing Requirement


Must be completed with grade C- or better.

Complete 1 course(s)

Additional Math/Science Classes


Must be completed with a grade C- or better. All math classes must be completed with a grade C or better.

Section 2


Complete one course.

Major Requirements


Freshman Seminar


Must be completed with a grade of CR.

Ethics Requirement


Complete 1 course(s).

Must be completed with a passing grade.

Upper Division


Complete two (2) courses in the General Education and Intellectual Exploration section at 3000-level or above.

Capstone Experience


Complete 1 section.

Must be completed with grade C- or better.

Technical Electives


Complete at least 18 credit hours. Seminars CS 3011, CS 3020, and ECE 3030 do not count towards CE/ECE technical electives.

These technical electives are chosen from CS/ECE 3000 level or above.

ENGIN 5020, 5790 and 5791 are also accepted classes.

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 14.5

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 18

Third Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 17

Total Hours: 16

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 18

Spring Semester


  • Technical Electives 12 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (AI) 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

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