Computer EngineeringBachelor of Science

From when Englishman Charles Babbage designed and began developing the first automatic computing engine, to your smart phone. What an incredible journey computer engineering has made. Want to be part of that ongoing journey? Our program will make you an integral part of the field that has transformed the world.

Get the foundation that leads to successful careers

Computer engineering involves the design and development of computer hardware and software and an understanding of how the computer and its devices interact — which is why computer engineering is closely allied with electrical engineering and computer science.

A computer engineer’s job also includes integrating software options with the hardware that will drive applications in many different fields such as:

  • Biomedical engineering/food industry
  • Design of digital systems in general
  • Robotics/microcontroller/ microprocessor applications
  • Design and operation of data communications systems

Our program will give you a rock-solid foundation in both hardware design and software engineering. The emphasis throughout the curriculum is on the design experience, leading to a two-semester project in the senior year.

Outstanding computer labs and facilities and a dedicated, accessible, full-time faculty will enhance your learning. You’ll reap the rewards of the individual attention you get from your instructors throughout your career.

Earn your M.S. in Electrical Engineering in one additional year

The more you know, the more successful you could be. Due to the advancements in the engineering profession, employers are now looking for a breadth and depth of knowledge beyond the bachelor’s degree. In fact, the master’s degree is slowly becoming the entry-level degree into the profession.

In light of this development, we offer you a seamless transition to the master’s in electrical engineering. You’ll be able to complete both your bachelor’s in computer engineering and your master’s in electrical engineering with a concentration in computer engineering in five years.

What is the upside of a master's degree? Typical salaries for engineers with a master’s degree are about 25% higher than those with a bachelor’s degree alone. You’ll also see a wider and more attractive range of career opportunities and quicker promotions.

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Learn from professors who are dedicated to your success.

Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.

Envision Your Future

The information below is designed to show the many possible careers you could pursue with your major. The research is provided by Encoura, the leading research and advisory firm focused exclusively on higher education. It includes median national salaries and industry growth projections over the next decade. Click here to view the full report.

$106K

Systems Engineer

13% Growth 2017-2027

$100K

Software Engineer

18% Growth 2017-2027

$92K

Security Engineer

17% Growth 2017-2027

Selected Courses and Programs

  • Analog Circuits

    In-depth analysis techniques applied to resistive circuits including a review of nodal and mesh analysis, Thevenin and Norton theorems, linearity and superposition, maximum power transfer, applications of operational amplifiers, PSPICE projects, 1st and 2nd order networks, mutual inductance and transformers, steady state power analysis, effective and rms values, complex power, power factor, three phase circuits, power relationships, power factor correction, sinusoidal frequency analysis, resonant circuits, simple filter networks, Laplace transform and its application to circuit analysis.

  • Computer Architecture

    Characteristics of instruction set architecture (ISA) and microarchitecture; RISC and CISC ISA design; cache and memory hierarchy; physical and virtual memory; pipelining; branch prediction; project work in both ISA and microarchitecture implementation and design.

  • Operating Systems

    Modern operating system concepts including interrupts, process and thread management, concurrency, deadlock, memory management, file system management, resource allocation.

  • Random Signal Analysis

    Axioms of probability, joint and conditional probability, random variables, probability density, mass, cumulative distribution functions, Bernoulli trials, Binomial, Poisson and Gaussian random variables, pairs of random variables, functions of one and two random variables, characteristic functions, sequences of independent random variables, central limit theorem, and laws of large numbers. Introduction to random processes. Autocorrelation and spectral density functions. Noise in electronic systems.

  • Full List of Courses for Computer Engineering

    The University of New Haven offers a wide variety of in-depth courses that create a transformational educational experience for our students. To view the complete list of courses you'll take while pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, check out the Academic Catalog:

    Computer Engineering, B.S.

    Computer Engineering Minor

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Accreditation & Awards

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ABET Accreditation

The bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering offered by the Tagliatela College of Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. http://www.abet.org

Computer Engineering Program Objectives and Outcomes

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Enrollment and Graduation Data for the Tagliatela College of Engineering

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U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges - Engineering Programs

The University’s Tagliatela College of Engineering is again rated in the top third in its category (institutions that do not offer a doctorate in engineering).

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Next Steps

  • Admission Requirements

    Whether you're still in high school or are transferring from another college, we offer full- and part-time opportunities for undergraduates from inside the U.S. and abroad. The admission process can begin as early as the end of your high school junior year.

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  • Financial Aid Opportunities

    We offer a comprehensive financial aid program, with students receiving assistance in the form of grants, scholarships, student loans, and part-time employment. Funds are available from federal and state governments, private sponsors, and from university resources. More than 85 percent of the University's full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance.

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