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Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Computer Engineering Minor

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College (CENBD)

Contact(s): Tom Hemminger,

This program of study provides graduates with a strong background in computer engineering. Upon completion of the minor, graduates will have developed an understanding of the operation and design of computers. This objective is accomplished through a combination of classroom study, computer-related projects, and laboratory experience. Analysis and design of computer hardware and software systems are stressed. The program requires completion of mandatory courses in analog and digital circuits, microprocessors, transistor logic, and computer programming. Students complete the minor by selecting technical electives in computer hardware and software engineering.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

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


EE 210(4) (Sem: 1-4)
EE 310(4), EE 316(3) (Sem: 5-6)

Select 3 credits from CMPSC 201 GQ(3) or CMPSC 202 GQ(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 4 credits from CMPEN 271(3) and CMPEN 275(1) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 6 credits from CMPEN 352(3), CMPEN 411(3), CMPEN 431(3), CMPEN 441(3), CMPEN 461(3), CMPSC 450(3), CMPSC 479(3), or SWENG 411(3)

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2001

Reviewed by Publications: 06/23/06

UCA Revision #2: 7/27/07



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