Computer Science and Engineering Bachelor's Degree Overview
Computer science and engineering deals with the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of computer hardware and software. Students in this innovative program explore the interaction between modern computer science and related technologies and the mathematical and design principles of engineering from which today's computers have evolved.
UT's computer science and engineering program takes a unique look at hardware and software. Students have access to many computer facilities and resources that include the University Computing Center, as well as many college and departmental computer laboratories. In addition, the program provides students with a solid foundation in mathematics, science and engineering. All of UT's engineering students participate in a minimum of three semesters of co-operative education — which means you'll work full time gaining valuable real-world experience while earning money.
College of Engineering Highlights
- Top-notch co-op program - We are one of only 8 schools nationwide that require a co-op, with student placements in 40 states and 34 countries. A co-op is a semester-long, full-time, paid work assignment that directly relates to a student's major. The co-op program includes three semesters of co-ops.
- Entrepreneurship focus - Incoming freshmen receive special training related to starting their own business and promoting their inventions and ideas.
- Career Development Center - We have an entire office with staff dedicated to helping students find co-ops and hone their professional skills for interviews. Most of our students are job-ready by sophomore year.
- High retention rate - Our freshman-to-sophomore retention rate is 90 percent.
- Excellent graduation rate - The number of bachelor's degrees awarded per faculty member is the highest in the state.
- Senior design clinic - Each bachelor's degree graduate works as part of a team to design a solution or prototype for an actual client.
- Strong graduate programs - The Princeton Review has ranked us among the top 20 in the country.
Students graduating with a BS in computer science and engineering enjoy jobs in the fields of software and hardware design, banking, security, communications, education or the government. Change is rapidly occurring in computer science and engineering, creating a need for knowledgeable, innovative graduates.
Computer Science and Engineering Bachelor's Degree Curriculum
Computer Science and Engineering Bachelor's Degree4 ½-year program
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