The minor in Computer Engineering is designed to allow the student with quantitative and scientific aptitudes and interests to acquire a basic level of competence in computer engineering.
Competencies, Knowledge, or Skills to be Achieved
A student who completes this minor will have the opportunity to develop a strong foundational background in computer engineering, apply basic engineering principles, stimulate creative thinking, and develop problem-solving skills. Coursework can assist students in meeting prerequisites for graduate study in computer engineering or related field.
Structure of the Minor
Required Courses: (9 credit hours)
- ELEC 206 Computer Applications for Electrical Engineers*
- ELEC 311 Digital Logic and Circuits
- ELEC 330 Digital Systems Engineering
* Another 3 credit hour programming course such as CSCI 201 may be substituted with department head approval.
Elective Fields of Emphasis (choose two): (6 credit hours)
- ELEC 405 Electrical Measurements
- ELEC 418 Advanced Digital Systems
- ELEC 419 Computer Network Architecture
- ELEC 423 Digital Signal Processing
- ELEC 428 Computer Architecture
Prerequisite courses ELEC 106 and ELEC 313 are waived for computer engineering minor students.
Total Credit Hours Required: 15, at least 9 of which must be completed at The Citadel.