Computer Engineering

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Computer Engineering (CompE) is a Bachelors of Science program at Georgia Tech, falling under the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and within the College of Engineering. The field of computer engineering is centered in digital design, computer architecture, computer networks and internetworking, and computer applications.[1]

Degree Requirements[edit | edit source]

Computer Engineering has the same General Core as Electrical Engineering, with the exception of the different multivariable calculus requirement.

General Core [2]
Course Description
CHEM 1310 OR CHEM 1211K General Chemistry
CS 1301 Intro to Computing
MATH 1551, 1552, 2550 Differential, Integral, Multivariable Calculus
MATH 1554 Linear Algebra
MATH 2552 Differential Equations
PHYS 2211, 2212 Introductory Physics I and II
Science Elective 3 hours. [3]
APPH 1040/1050 Wellness
ENGL 1101, 1102 English Composition I and II
Humanities Elective 6 hours. [4]
History/Government Elective 3 hours. [5]
Economics Elective 3 hours. [6]
Social Sciences Elective 6 hours. [7]
Probability and Statistics 3 hours. [8]
Major Requirements[8]
Course Description
ECE 1100 ECE Discovery Studio
CS 1331 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
CS 1332 Data Structures and Algorithms
CS 2050 or CS 2051 Introduction to Discrete Math for CS
ECE 2020 Fundamentals of Digital System Design
ECE 2040 Circuit Analysis
ECE 2031 Digital Design Laboratory
ECE 2035 Programming HW/SW Systems
ECE 3005 Professional Communication
ECE 3058 Architecture, Systems, Concurrency and Energy in Computation
ECE 3000/4000-level Elective 3 hours.
Senior Design 3 hours.
Free Electives Varying hours. Based on selected threads.

Threads[edit | edit source]

The Computer Engineering bachelor's degree has nine threads to specialize in.

Students may select:

  • Two CompE Threads
  • One CompE Thread & One CS Thread
  • One CompE Thread & One EE Thread

These threads include:

  1. CompE Computing Hardware & Novel Architectures
  2. CompE Distributed Systems & Software Design
  3. CompE Cybersecuirty
  4. EE Signal & Information Processing
  5. EE Telecommunication
  6. EE Robotics
  7. CS Devices
  8. CS Systems & Architecture
  9. CS Information Internetworks

References[edit | edit source]