Jan 20, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Computer Engineering, B.S.

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        Computer Engineering, B.S.: 4-year sequence


The Computer Engineering program at UW-Stout is ideally suited to meet the needs of regional and national industries by providing computer engineers with a strong background in both electrical engineering and computer science. Graduates of this program are equipped to work with both hardware and software aspects of computer systems.

Demand for computer engineers is strong, as computer systems of all sizes - from computer chips in cellular telephones to computercontrolled equipment in large manufacturing environments - are ubiquitous in present-day society.

UW-Stout’s Computer Engineering program is a calculus-based program which progresses from solid foundations in mathematics and science through analysis and design. The program includes a strong emphasis on laboratory activities and student engineering design projects, with a particular focus on the design of hardware and software for engineering systems that utilize embedded digital processors such as microprocessors, microcontrollers, digital signal processors and personal computers.

General Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree

Total for graduation 128  
General Education 40  
Major Studies 88  

Program Requirements

Racial and Ethnic Studies (6 credits*)

Three credits must be selected from RES-A.

Global Perspective (6 credits*)

Complete a program of university-approved work or study abroad, or 6 credits of global perspective approved courses.

General Education (40 credits)

Analytic Reasoning and Natural Sciences (13 credits)

Arts and Humanities (6 credits)

Courses must be from two or more areas including art history, creative arts, foreign language and culture, history, literature, music appreciation, performing arts, and philosophy.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

Courses must be from two or more areas including anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology and sociology.

Cross-disciplinary Issues (3 credits)

Courses must be selected from the list of approved cross-disciplinary issues courses.

Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning (3 credits)

Courses must be selected from the list of approved social responsibility and ethical reasoning courses.

Selectives (3 credits)

Selective credits are fulfilled by analytic reasoning and natural science category.

Major Studies (88 credits)