A Computer Engineering, General major/degree program will prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of computer hardware and software systems and related equipment and facilities, and the analysis of specific problems of computer applications to various tasks.
Includes instruction in math and science foundational courses (general chemistry, calculus, and physics). As well, programming, data structures and algorithms, computer systems engineering, computer architecture and design of operation systems.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Computer Engineering, General (use the College Search feature and enter "computer engineering” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Computer Engineering, General?
With a major/degree in Computer Engineering, General, you will likely find yourself with jobs such as (but not exclusive to) computer hardware engineer, software engineer, robotics, computer systems engineer.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Computer Engineering, General
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- Association of Computer Engineers and Technicians
- Association of Computer Engineers and IT Professionals
- Association for Computing Machinery
Publications/Magazines in Computer Engineering, General