Computer Engineering (BS) (14CPEBS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 101 Chemistry, A Molecular Science1 3 ECE 109 Intro to Computer Systems2 3
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab1 1 MA 241 Calculus II1 4
E 101 Intro to Engr & Prob Solving2 1 PY 205 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I1 3
E 115 Intro to Computing Environ2 1 PY 206 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I Lab 1
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research2 4 E 102 Engineering in the 21st Century (IP-GEP) 2
MA 141 Calculus I1 4 HES_***Health & Exercise Studies Course* 1
GEP Requirement* 3
17 14

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ECE 200 Intro to ECE Laboratory2 4 COM 110 Public Speaking 3
ECE 209 Computer Systems Programming2 3 CSC 226 Discrete Mathematics2 3
MA 242 Calculus III 4 ECE 211 Electric Circuits2 4
PY 208 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II 3 ECE 212 Fund of Logic Des2 3
PY 209 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II1 Lab 1 ECE 220 Analytical Found of ECE 2 3
15 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ECE 301 Linear Systems 3 ECE 309 Object-Oriented Programming 3
ECE 302 Intro to Microelectronics 4 ECE 380 or 381 or 3833 1
ECE 306 Intro to Embedded Systems 3 ECE 310 Design of Complex Digital Sys 3
GEP Requirement* 3 Open/Technical Elective4 3
ST 371 Intro to Prob and Dist Theory 3 ENG 331 Comm for Engr & Tech 3
HES_***Health & Exercise Studies Course* 1
16 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ECE 484 ECE Senior Design Project I 3 ECE 485 Senior Design Project II 3
ECE 4xx CPE Elective5 3 ECE 4xx ECE Elective6 3
ECE 4xx CPE Elective5 3 ECE 4xx ECE Elective6 3
GEP Requirement* 3 GEP Requirement* 3
GEP Requirement* 3 GEP Requirement* 3
15 15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K: 122

Major/Program requirements and footnotes

1 Courses required for Change of Degree Audit (CODA). CH 101, 102; MA 141,241; PY 205, 206 must be completed with C or higher.
2 Grade of C-or better required, E 115 requires satisfactory completion (S).
3 Students in the entrepreneurs program should take ECE 383/ECE 482/ECE 483 instead of ECE 380/ECE 484/ECE 485.
4 Open/Technical electives: E 304; ECE 305; ECE 308; any ECE 4** elective; CE 214 or MAE 206; ISE 311; MAE 208. MAE 201, MAE 302, MSE
200 or MSE 20 I.
5 ECE 4** electives (Choose 2 courses): (Comp Arch Sys) ECE 463, ECE 464; (Embed Sys) ECE 461; (Network Sys) ECE 407, ECE 470; (Software
Sys) ECE 466.
6 ECE 4** electives (Choose 2): ECE 402, ECE 403, ECE 404, ECE 407, ECE 420, ECE 421, ECE 422, ECE 423, ECE 434, ECE 436, ECE 442, ECE 445, ECE 45 I, ECE 452, ECE 453, ECE 455, ECE 456, ECE 461, ECE 463, ECE 464, ECE 465, ECE 492 (Special Topics Classes). Students with major GP As greater than 3.2 can also take ECE 5 ** courses.

 

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each category can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

HEALTH EXERCISE STUDIES – 2 hours to be selected from the approved GEP Health Exercise Studies list.
a. One fitness and wellness course (any HESF 100-level course).
b. One additional credit hour of HES courses.
HUMANITIES – 6 credits to be selected in two different disciplines from the approved GEP Humanities course list.
SOCIAL SCIENCES – 3 credits to be selected in a discipline other than economics from the approved GEP Social Sciences list. EC 205 (EC 201 or ARE 201)  taken as part of the Major requirements satisfies 3 credit hours of the 6 credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Social Sciences requirement.
ADDITIONAL BREADTH – 3 credits to be selected from the approved GEP Humanities, Social Sciences or Visual and Performing Arts lists.
INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES – 5-6 credits to be selected from the approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives list.

Co-requisites
U.S. Diversity and Global Knowledge co-requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education requirements. Choose course(s) that are identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity and Global Knowledge co-requisites.
Foreign Language proficiency at the FL_102 level will be required for graduation.

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