BS in Computer Engineering

Shorelight- University of Pacific, United States

bs-in-computer-engineering

Next enrollment cycle

November 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 53,200

Course Accredited By

ABET

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
Computer engineers solve problems in hardware, software, systems and networks that drive almost all industries, including telecommunications, energy, health care, banking and manufacturing.
  • Graduates of the computer engineering program successfully apply the skills they gain through classroom education and hands-on experience in Pacific’s laboratories. 
  • Pacific’s computer engineering curriculum combines computer design, electronics and programming with a foundation of traditional engineering fundamentals. Students work with a faculty mentor to develop a personalized curriculum plan based on their interests and skills. During their junior and senior years, students secure paid, professional internships with industry partners worldwide through Pacific’s Cooperative Education (CO-OP) program. Students get connected with the right companies and receive assistance with career planning, resume writing and interview skills in preparation for their future career.

Enrollment Cycles

  • November 2021
  • April 2022
  • July 2022

KENYA

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B-/8

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) 0.0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) Below 40
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40
  • PSE (1 Term) 50
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) 50
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • ID (2 Terms) 110
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90

UGANDA

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required.
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B5 
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms NA
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms NA
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms NA

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) 0.0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) Below 40
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40
  • PSE (1 Term) 50
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) 50
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • ID (2 Terms) 110
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90

TANZANIA

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms D/4

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) 0.0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) Below 40
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40
  • PSE (1 Term) 50
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) 50
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • ID (2 Terms) 110
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90

UNITED KINGDOM

  • See GCE criteria
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms GCE

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) 0.0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) Below 40
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40
  • PSE (1 Term) 50
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) 50
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • ID (2 Terms) 110
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90

BTEC

  • (BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms 96 UCAS Points or MMM Grade

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) 0.0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) Below 40
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40
  • PSE (1 Term) 50
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) 50
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • ID (2 Terms) 110
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90

GCSE/IGCSE/GCE O-LEVEL

  • 5 college preparatory subjects passed;
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms D or 3
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms D or 3
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms C or 4

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) 0.0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) Below 40
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40
  • PSE (1 Term) 50
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) 50
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • ID (2 Terms) 110
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

  • Students must complete a minimum of 120 units of academic work and a minimum of 32 units of Cooperative Education in order to earn the bachelor of science in computer engineering.

I. General Education Requirements

A. CORE Seminars (2 courses)

  • CORE 001 Problem Solving & Oral Comm
  • CORE 002 Writing and Critical Thinking

B. Breadth Requirement (7 courses, at least 3 units each)

At least one course from each of the following areas: 

  • Artistic Process & Creation
  • Civic & Global Responsibility
  • Language & Narratives
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Scientific Inquiry
  • Social Inquiry
  • World Perspectives & Ethics

C. Diversity and Inclusion Requirement

  • All students must complete Diversity and Inclusion coursework (at least 3 units)

D. Fundamental Skills

Students must demonstrate competence in: 

  • Writing
  • Quantitative Analysis (Math)

II. Major Requirements

  • Mathematics and Science (minimum of 30 units)
  • MATH 051 Calculus I 4 hrs
  • MATH 053 Calculus II 4 hrs
  • MATH 055 Calculus III 4 hrs
  • MATH 057 Applied Differential Equations I: ODEs 4 hrs
  • PHYS 053 Principles of Physics I 5 hrs
  • PHYS 055 Principles of Physics II 5 hrs

Select one of the following Discrete Math electives: 4hrs

COMP 047

  • Discrete Math for Computer Science

MATH 074

  • Discrete and Combinatorial Mathematics

MATH 174

  • Graph Theory

Engineering Science 

  • ENGR 010 Dean's Seminar 1 hrs
  • ENGR 030 Engineering and Computing Ethics in Society 3 hrs
  • ECPE 005 Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering 1 hrs
  • ECPE 041 Circuits 3 hrs
  • ECPE 041L Circuits Laboratory 1 hrs
  • ECPE 071 Digital Design 3 hrs
  • ECPE 071L Digital Design Lab 1 hrs

Computer Engineering Core 

  • COMP 051 Introduction to Computer Science 4 hrs
  • COMP 053 Data Structures 4 hrs
  • ECPE 121 Digital Signal Processing 4 hrs
  • ECPE 127 Random Signals 3 hrs
  • ECPE 131 Electronics 3 hrs
  • ECPE 131L Electronics Lab 1 hrs
  • ECPE 170 Computer Systems and Networks 4 hrs
  • ECPE 172 Microcontrollers 4 hrs
  • ECPE 173 Computer Organization and Arch 3 hrs
  • ECPE 174 Advanced Digital Design 4 hrs
  • ECPE 195 Senior Project I 2 hrs
  • ECPE 196 Senior Project II 2 hrs
  • ENGR 025 Professional Practice Seminar 1 hrs
  • Technical Electives

Electives: Select four courses from technical elective options 12 hrs 

  • COMP Elective

Select one of the following: 3-4 hrs 

COMP 127

  • Web Applications

COMP 129

  • Software Engineering

COMP 135

  • Human-Computer Interface Design

COMP 137

  • Parallel Computing

COMP 141

  • Programming Languages

COMP 147

  • Computing Theory

COMP 151

  • Artificial Intelligence

COMP 153

  • Computer Graphics

COMP 155

  • Computer Simulation

COMP 157

  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms

COMP 159

  • Computer Game Technologies

COMP 163

  • Database Management Systems

COMP 173

  • Operating Systems

COMP 175

  • System Administration and Security

COMP 191

  • Independent Study

COMP 197

  • Undergraduate Research
  • ECPE Elective

Select two of the following: 3-4 hrs 

ECPE 124

  • Digital Image Processing

ECPE 133

  • Solid State Devices

ECPE 135

  • Power Electronics

ECPE 136

  • VLSI Design

ECPE 141

  • Advanced Circuits

ECPE 144

  • Applied Electromagnetics

ECPE 155

  • Autonomous Robotics

ECPE 161

  • Automatic Control Systems

ECPE 162

  • Communication Systems

ECPE 163

  • Energy Conversion

ECPE 165

  • Power System Analysis

ECPE 177

  • Computer Networking

ECPE 178

  • Computer Network Security

ECPE 191

  • Independent Study

ECPE 197

  • Undergraduate Research
  • SOECS Elective

Select one course from BENG, CIVL, COMP, ECPE, ENGR, EMGT, EPHY, or MECH 3-4 hrs 

  • Cooperative Education (Minimum 32 units to include)
  • ENGR 181 Professional Practice 1-16 hrs
  • ENGR 182 Professional Practice 1-16 hrs
  • ENGR 183 Professional Practice 1-16hrs
  • AP CHEM scores of 4 or 5, or IB CHEM Higher Level scores of 5, 6, or 7, will satisfy the elective
  • Students who transfer in with 28 or more units are exempt from taking ECPE 005
  • ECPE, EPHY, or COMP courses must be at 100 or 200 level. Excluding COMP 187, ENGR 010,
  • ENGR 019, ENGR 025, ENGR 030, ENGR 181, ENGR 182, and ENGR 183

 

  • Typical cost for two semesters $71,555
  •  Tuition $53,200
  • Housing $10,290
  • Dining $6,065 
  • Other $2,000

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