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The program educational objectives of the Computer Engineering Program are:
Depth: Graduates demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental knowledge prerequisite of, or for advanced study in, electrical and/or computer engineering, including its scientific principles, rigorous analysis and creative design.
Breath: Graduates utilize general and discipline-specific skills and knowledge acquired in our program to be succesful in diverse professional fields. Success in rthese fields neccessitates that our graduates be technically competent, exhibit problem-solving skills, engage in life-long learning, and be effective team members.
Professionalism: Graduate exhibit professional ethics, are effective team members, and demonstrate communication and leadership skills as contributing members within their professional organizations.
(For up-to-date program educational objective and learning outcomes, see the Department web page at www.wmich.edu/ece)
Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement
Students who have chosen the Computer Engineering program will satisfy the Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement by successfully completing both ECE: 4810 Electrical/Computer Engineering Design I and ECE 4820: Electrical/Computer Engineering Design II.
Candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Computer) must satisfy the following requirements in addition to those required by Western Michigan University:
- A grade point average of 2.0 or better must be earned in courses presented for graduation with ECE, IME, and ME prefixes.
- No more than two grades of “D” or “DC” in courses presented for graduation may be counted for graduation.
- Complete the following program of 129 semester credit hours. The schedule below is an example of one leading to graduation in eight semesters, beginning with fall. Pre-engineering requirements are indicated.
- The Computer Engineering curriculum requires students to complete a course in General Education Area I, Area II, Area III, Area IV, Area V, and Area VIII. At least two of the General Education Area courses must be at the 3000-4000 level, and no more than two courses from any one department may be used to satisfy the Area requirements.