When you earn a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering degree at Trine University in Peoria, Arizona, you’ll graduate with a deep knowledge that covers both computer hardware and software. You will study computer hardware from the scale of individual transistors up through embedded computers, networks, high-level languages, and software engineering. You will design and implement digital logic and computer systems that integrate hardware and software components into functioning systems that meet a user-defined set of specifications.
What is computer engineering?
If you ask someone in one of the many fields of computer engineering, what is computer engineering, you will probably get a variety of answers depending on their focus areas. Computer engineering is a field that is as wide as it is deep in scope, which makes it rich in possibilities for future careers and salaries. You can expect discussion and hands-on learning experiences in hardware, software, and everything in between, such as:
- Theory of computation
- Algorithms and data structures
- Programming methodology and languages
- Computer elements and architecture
Computer Engineers as Theorists & Technologists
Computer engineering contains both theories and application-oriented practices. For this reason, Trine Peoria’s BS in computer engineering program provides you with both. Be prepared to:
- Discuss in-depth theoretical issues
- Design, experiment and test your ideas in a laboratory setting
- Implement and verify the performance of electronic and electrical systems
As a Trine Peoria student, you will be a part of a computer engineering program that is immersive and provides relevant lab experiences. Learn more about the computer engineering courses offered.
What do computer engineers do?
Many computer engineering graduates have their first job arranged before they graduate. Most of our graduates go into the commercial world in industries such as:
- Software development
- Consumer electronics
- Federal government agencies
Learn more about computer engineering careers.
About 10% of our computer engineering graduates decide to go on to graduate school. Is grad school for you? Learn more about our Master of Science in Engineering Management to find out.