Curriculum - BS Computer Engineering and Systems

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

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

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