Engineering, Design & Architecture
Department of Engineering
B.S. in Computer Engineering
This program is avaialble at: Main Campus.
In an increasingly complex world computers are at the forefront of the most amazing technological developments. With such a vast spectrum of applications ranging from the Internet to electronic portable devices to robotics to video games, the Computer Engineering Program provides the student with a rigorous academic preparation for a rich and rewarding career. Students will learn the principles of hardware and software design and their interface to build complex computer systems for industrial and business applications.
Curriculum and Plan of Study (128 credits)
The Computer Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission de ABET, http://www.abet.org
The program started in 2007 and graduated its first class in 2010. The number of enrolled students, and the number of graduates, in the past three years is summarized in the following table::
To become the first choice for all motivated students who wish to pursue a computer engineering education in Puerto Rico.
To professionally prepare computer engineering students who, as graduates, are capable of fulfilling the technological needs of society.
Educational Objectives of the Computer Engineering Program
(Broad statements that describe the career and professional accomplishments that the program is preparing graduates to achieve)
- To apply the principles of the profession or gain entrance to a graduate program in computer engineering or related disciplines.
- To become leaders in their profession by assuming increasing responsibility within their organizations, serving as role models for their peers, and being effective change agents for the benefit of the organizations that they represent.
- To demonstrate attainment of professional and technical maturity.
Outcomes for the Computer Engineering Program
((What students should know and should be able to do by the time of graduation)
a. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
b. an ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data.
c. an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
d. an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
e. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
f. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
g. an ability to communicate effectively.
h. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
i. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
j. a knowledge of contemporary issues.
k. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
l. knowledge of probability and statistics, including appropriate computer engineering applications.
m. knowledge of advanced mathematics, including differential equations, linear algebra, complex variables, and discrete mathematics.
n. an ability to analyze and design complex electrical and electronic devices, software, and systems containing hardware and software components.
Dr. Mark A. Lau Kwan
Electrical and Computer Engineering Programs
787.743.7979. ext. 4174
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