The main objective of the Computer Engineering Technology program is to produce graduates who will be able design, troubleshoot and program computer based systems.
Graduates will be able to employ theoretical principles, mathematical techniques and software tools to analyze computer and electronic systems performance and capability.
Graduates will be able to design circuits for both digital and analog applications, including programmable systems.
Graduates will be able to effectively communicate their ideas in both written and oral form with the understanding that communication is a cooperative process.
Graduates will be prepared to work in groups and distributed teams.
Life-Long Learning Objective
Graduates will recognize that life-long learning is essential to the ongoing process of professional and personal development.
Profession Ethics Objective
Graduates will have an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities, as well as an understanding of the possible social, economic, cultural and environmental impact of their engineering solutions in a global context.
Graduates will be able apply project management principles to plan and implement computer engineering projects.
Graduates will be able to take a computer based software or hardware design project from inception to completion including recognizing the problem and designing a solution. They will be able to build, test, modify and verify that the solution meets system requirements.
Graduates will have strong information literacy and will possess the ability to know when information is needed, how to use it, and how and where to retrieve it.
Graduates will able to use modern circuit testing equipment including computer based systems in maintaining and modifying existing electrical systems.
Upon graduation, students will have:
an appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of the discipline of Computer Engineering Technology
the ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology
the ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes
the ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components or processes appropriate to the Computer Engineering Technology program's objectives
the ability to function effectively on teams
the ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems
the ability to communicate effectively
a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning
an understanding of their professional, ethical and social responsibilities
a respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues
a commitment to quality, timeliness and continuous improvement
In addition to:
the ability to analyze and implement hardware and software computer systems
the ability to apply project management principles to computer systems
the ability to utilize statistics/probability, transform methods, discrete mathematics