The Computer Engineering Technology curriculum provides the skills required to install, service, and maintain computers, peripherals, networks, and microprocessor and computer controlled equipment. It includes training in both hardware and software, emphasizing operating systems concepts to provide a unified view of computer systems.
Course work includes mathematics, electronics, digital circuits, and programming, with emphasis on the operation, use, and interfacing of memory and devices to the CPU. Additional topics may include communications, networks, operating systems, programming languages, Internet configuration and design, and industrial applications.
Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in electronics technology, computer service, computer networks, server maintenance, programming, and other areas requiring a knowledge of electronic and computer systems. Graduates may also qualify for certification in electronics, computers, or networks.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Graduates must demonstrate:
- Knowledge of and hands-on competence in the application of circuit analysis and design, computers, analog and digital electronics, and microprocessors to the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of computer/electronic(s) systems.
- Knowledge and hands-on competence in the application of physics to computer/electronic(s) circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry.
- An ability to think critically about technical problems, function individually and on teams, and communicate effectively.
- An ability to perform as a responsible engineering technology professional, including an understanding of ethical and social responsibilities, a respect for diversity, a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues, and a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.