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Begin Date: Summer Session 1992
End Date: Fall Semester 2006

Computer Engineering Technology - (ENROLLMENT HOLD) - ARCHIVE

University Park, College of Engineering (2CPET)

PROFESSOR DHUSHY SATHIANATHAN, Interim Head, School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs

This major is designed to prepare graduates for technical positions in the rapidly expanding field of computers and their applications. A broad background in electrical and electronic principles is used as a foundation upon which to build the basic concepts of the microprocessor, to examine its internal functions, and to investigate its applications. Exposure to a variety of microprocessor computer systems and devices used with computers as well as hands-on experience in the operation, analysis, and construction of small computer systems provides graduates with a sound foundation for installing, diagnosing, and servicing of computer systems and the devices used with them.

Graduates of the Computer Engineering Technology major may qualify for admission to the baccalaureate degree majors in Electrical Engineering Technology or in Computer Engineering Technology offered at Penn State Harrisburg. Or they may qualify for the baccalaureate Electrical Engineering Technology major offered at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

For the Associate in Engineering Technology degree in Computer Engineering Technology, a minimum of 73 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 21 credits
(12 of these 21 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 64-66 credits
(This includes 12 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of DN courses; 3 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GWS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (60 credits)
CMPET 117(3), CMPET 120(1), EET 101(3), EET 109 (1), EET 114(3), EET 118(1), EG T 101(1), EG T 102(1), ENGL 015 GWS;DEX(3), ENGR 002(1), MATH 087 GQ(5), MATH 088 GQ(5), PHYS 150 DN(3) (Sem: 1-2)
CAS 100 GWS(3), CMPET 211(4), CMPET 240(5), CMPET 241(3), CMPET 242(3), CMPSC 101 GQ(3), EET 205(1), EET 210(3), PHYS 151(3) (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (1-3 credits)
Select 1-3 credits from the following technical courses:
BI SC 003 GN, CHEM 101, CHEM 110,
EET 297, MCH T 213 or CMPET 297 (Sem: 3-4)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (3 credits)
Select 3 credits in computer science

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Reviewed by the Department: Summer Session 1992

Blue Sheet Item #: 20-05-008

Review Date: 10/8/02

UCA Revision #1: 8/20/06
UCA Revision #2: 7/27/07

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