Computer Engineering Undergraduate Program Accreditation 

The Computer Engineering undergraduate program offered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Akron is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Program Educational Objectives

The educational objectives for the Computer Engineering Program are that, within a few years after graduation, our Computer Engineering graduates: 

  1. Achieve competitively compensated computer engineering positions or related professional positions, or entry into programs of advanced study

  2. Prove to be highly competent and productive in computer engineering or related practice

  3. Continue to develop professionally through both practical experience and a lifelong commitment to learning

  4. Exhibit high standards of ethical conduct, societal responsibility, and professionalism in engineering

Student Outcomes

The Computer Engineering program has specified these student outcomes to be achieved by the time of graduation: 

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

  • An ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data

  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs

  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams

  • An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems

  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities

  • An ability to communicate effectively

  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and social context

  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

  • A knowledge of contemporary issues

  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

  • An understanding of safety issues in computer engineering

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Fall 2019 enrollment in the Bachelor of Science Computer Engineering Program was 253 students. There were 24 graduates of the program for the 2018-2019 academic year.

For more information:

Dr. Joan Carletta
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

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