Curriculum - BS Computer Engineering and Systems

Computer Engineering and Systems (CES) is the science of design, construction, implementation, and maintenance of both the hardware and software elements of computing systems. UW Tacoma's CES program focuses on working with embedded systems. An embedded system is a computer system with a dedicated function within a larger mechanical or electrical system.

Computer engineering began as a combination of computer science and electrical engineering and has evolved into a separate discipline. It is solidly grounded in the theories and principles of computing, mathematics, science, and engineering. These theories and principles are used to solve technical problems through the design of computing hardware, software, networks, and processes.

The 2017 - 2018 University of Washington Tacoma Catalog of the CES program curriculum can be found by clicking here.

To prepare for the CES major, you must complete specific lower-division course work.

The CES curriculum was created to incorporate the fundamentals of electrical engineering as well as required CES courses.

Computer Engineering and Systems course work
Curriculum area Courses
Computer Science Fundamentals 
Electrical Engineering Fundamentals
Computer Systems
Math/Theory
Ethics and Society
Computer Engineering
Electives
  • 10 credits of any 400-level CSS or CES course.

 

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