BS - Computer Engineering

  • Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering & Engineering Technology
    Department of Computer Engineering

    Computer Engineering Technology, BS

    Program Information:

    Computer Engineering is arguably the largest discipline of engineering. It focuses on the application of the principles of electricity and its use with electrical devices and systems. In this energy conscious world, a thorough understanding of energy and its uses is essential to the success of an computer engineer.

    Computer Engineering requires rigorous training in basic engineering principles along with the development of skills in the areas of planning and management of design projects and the associated systems and resources. Graduates in the area of Computer Engineering will be required to master technical elements and to demonstrate particular competence in the areas of communication, fiscal management, and project control. The broad-based background is tailored to develop professionals who will be able to move between the technical and managerial aspects of computer engineering projects and to serve in key leadership positions within the engineering profession. 

    Website: http://engineering.kennesaw.edu/computer-engineering/

    Engineering Standing:  The first two years of a program’s curriculum are considered to be lower division while the remaining two years are considered the upper division. For the most part, upper division engineering courses are those with course numbers in the 3000’s and 4000’s. In addition to the stated prerequisites and unless otherwise noted in the catalog, students must apply for and be granted Engineering Standing in order to enroll in any upper division engineering course taught in the College of Engineering.  A 2.70 GPA is required to receive engineering standing in the courses outlined by the department.

    This is a suggested 4-year schedule of courses based on the Computer Engineering degree requirements and course prerequisites in the Fall 2017 Undergraduate Catalog. (If course prerequisites change, you must meet the prerequisites in effect when you take the course, so always check the current Catalog for course prerequisites.) 

    Milestones/Notes:

    1. Must earn a grade of "C" or better in coursework, with the exception of courses in Area B, Area C and Area E of the General Education Requirements.
    2. Not all courses are offered every semester.
    3. See KSU online Catalog or departmental website for pre-requisite(s) or course descriptions.

    Contact Information:
    (470) 578-7247
    http://engineering.kennesaw.edu/computer-engineering/

     

     

Term 1

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 2
  • 4
  • 3
  • 1
  • 3
  • 3
  • First-Year Seminar or an academic Learning Community  Required if first-year, full-time student entering KSU.
    0
Total: 16

Notes/Milestones:

The following courses are used to determine Engineering Standing:

  • ENGL 1101
  • CHEM 1211
  • CHEM 1211L
  • MATH 1190
  • COM 1100

Must meet with an academic advisor each semester until earning 30 semester hours at KSU.

Term 2

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 4
  • 4
  • 3
  • 1
  • 3
Total: 15

Notes/Milestones:

The following courses are used to determine Engineering Standing:

  • ENGL 1102
  • PHYS 2211
  • PHYS 2211L
  • MATH 2202
  • CSE 1311

Must meet with an academic advisor each semester until earning 30 semester hours at KSU.

Year 1 (Hours: 31)

Term 3

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 4
  • 3
  • 3
  • 1
  • HIST 2111 or HIST 2112
    3
  • 3
Total: 17

Notes/Milestones::

The following courses are used to determine Engineering Standing:

  • MATH 2306
  • PHYS 2212
  • PHYS 2212L

Term 4

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 4
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 3
Total: 16

Notes/Milestones:

The following course is used to determine Engineering Standing:

  • MATH 2332

Year 2 (Hours: 33)

Term 5

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 4
  • 4
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
Total: 17

Term 6

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 4
  • 4
  • 3
  • ART 1107 or DANC 1107 or MUSI 1107 or TPS 1107
    3
  • Engineering Elective.  Student should see advisor for an approved list of courses.
    3
Total: 17
Year 3 (Hours: 34)

Term 7

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • Engineering Elective.  Student should see advisor for an approved list of courses.
    3
  • HIST 1100 or HIST 1111 or HIST 1112
    3
Total: 15

Term 8

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 4
  • 4
  • 3
  • Engineering Elective.  Student should see advisor for an approved list of courses.
    3
Total: 14
Year 4 (Hours: 29)


Program Total: 127 Hours

Milestones: All courses indicated as a Milestone with this icon ( ) should be completed in the term suggested to prevent delays in program completion.

Disclaimer: An academic map is a suggested four-year schedule of courses based on degree requirements in the KSU undergraduate catalog. This sample schedule serves as a general guideline to help build a full schedule each term. Some departments allow students to use the three credit first-year seminar course as a free elective for a degree program, which may impact the program's total credit hours. Milestones, courses, and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major are designated to keep you on track to graduate in four years. Missing milestones could delay your program. Enrolled Students should reference DegreeWorks and not this plan.

This map is not a substitute for academic advisement—contact your advisor if you have any questions about scheduling or about your degree requirements. Also see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.kennesaw.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Note: Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked; contact the department and/or program area for current information.

You may choose to attend a summer term to reduce your load during fall or spring terms but still stay on track to graduate in four years.


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