Computer Engineering Concentration

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Computer Engineering Concentration

 

The computer engineering concentration integrates microelectronics with computer science to design and develop new computers and other smart systems in the Internet Of Things (IOT). Focusing on both computer hardware and software, you will work with microprocessors and embedded devices as well as create, test and debug computer programs and applications.

 

 

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Graduates from NNU's engineering program
have a high FE exam pass rate and job placement rate.
Student to faculty ratio
of 15:1.
Faculty have years of industry experience
to draw on in mentoring you.

Computer Engineering Concentration

NNU’s Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree is an ABET-accredited, multidisciplinary degree dedicating two years to broad engineering fundamentals and two years to your concentration.
The computer engineering concentration integrates microelectronics with computer science to design and develop new computers and other smart systems in the Internet Of Things (IOT). Focusing on both computer hardware and software, you will work with microprocessors and embedded devices as well as create, test and debug computer programs and applications.
For this degree, you will take courses in data structures, computer architecture, microelectronics, operating systems, network and data communication, and embedded systems as well as complete a senior research project tailored toward this area of study. This coursework complements the ongoing department research projects, giving you opportunities to gain hands-on experience.
Besides access to cutting-edge research, you will have professors with years of industry experience to draw on in mentoring you and giving you hands-on training with fabrication and lab equipment. With a 15:1 student to faculty ratio, you get to know your professor and your professors really care about you, both in and out of the classroom. At the same time, you benefit from NNU’s broad liberal arts educational, spiritual and residential campus experience.

Outcomes

This program prepares you to directly enter the engineering workplace, take the professional engineering licensure exam and attend graduate school. Graduates from our program have a high FE exam pass rate, grad school placement rate and job placement rate. Columbia, Georgia Tech, Purdue, Alabama, Vanderbilt and Carnegie Mellon are some of the graduate schools our alumni have attended.
This concentration will prepare you for careers in software engineering, embedded systems, computer system and IC design, computer architecture and supercomputing.

Further information and basic statistics about our program are available here.

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The BS Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org.

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Architecture and Engineering Occupations $65,560
Metropolitan and nonmetropolitan area occupational employment and wage estimates for the Boise area are sourced from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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I’m very prepared for my future. I’ve been interning at Micron Technology through a connection I made at the Engineering & Computer Science Career Fair. Now that internship will turn into a job when I graduate. Not only do I have a strong technical background in engineering, but I’ve also acquired skills with people, communication, and tools.

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NNU boasts a 90% first time pass rate on the Fundamentals of Engineering national exam for professional engineering licensure.

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