Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering Technology
Program Educational Objectives
The goal of the Computer Engineering Technology program is to provide students with a high-quality experiential undergraduate education based on state-of-the-art technology as a preparation for productive employment and a successful career in the broad field of computer engineering and technology systems and applications. This goal is achieved through several objectives including keeping the courses in the program curriculum updated and relevant to the latest industrial practices; incorporating hands-on experiments and active learning methods to engage students in the learning process; supporting the development of appropriate facilities of computer and embedded systems; promoting the integration of computer technology research advances and experience in all courses; and encouraging professional growth and development of the faculty. The program is designed to satisfy the educational needs of the urban Houston community by providing an inclusive and supportive climate that fosters self-awareness, personal growth, and a desire for lifelong learning.
- Pursue successful careers in computer engineering technology and related fields.
- Continue life-long learning and pursue professional development opportunities like graduate degrees or professional studies to adapt to the evolving technological changes.
- Contribute to society in technical professional and leadership roles while adhering to the highest level of professional code of ethics.
Many career opportunities await the graduates from Computer Engineering Technology or Engineering Technology-Network Communications. Graduates from these programs can be found in a broad spectrum of careers in the private and public sectors including administration, research and development, training, and consulting of computer systems, systems analysis and integration, instrumentation and automation, and many more.
Student Learning Outcomes
These are statements that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the skills, knowledge, and behaviors that students acquire in their matriculation through the program.
By the time of graduation, students in the Computer Engineering Technology program will have or demonstrate:
- An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
- An ability to design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
- An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
- An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes; and
- An ability to function effectively as a member as well as a leader on technical teams.