Computer Engineering - Harrisburg

Starting at Harrisburg and ending at University Park / updated 2/21/2014

This major is under an administrative enrollment control. Please review the Entrance-to-Major requirements found at http://dus.psu.edu/students/etm/requirements.html

Semester 1 (Harrisburg)

Course DetailsCredits
3.0
3.0
CHEM 110 - Chemical Principles I (GN)Notes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
ENGL 015S - Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 015S

ENGL 015S

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030S - Honors Freshman Composition (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 030S

ENGL 030S

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 102 - Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)Notes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)Notes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
MATH 140 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (GQ)Notes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 2 (Harrisburg)

Course DetailsCredits
CMPSC 122 - Intermediate ProgrammingNotes for: CMPSC 122

CMPSC 122

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
ENGL 015S - Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 015S

ENGL 015S

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030S - Honors Freshman Composition (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 030S

ENGL 030S

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 102 - Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)Notes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)Notes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
MATH 141 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (GQ)Notes for: MATH 141

MATH 141

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
2.0
PHYS 211 - General Physics: Mechanics (GN)Notes for: PHYS 211

PHYS 211

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 3 (Harrisburg)

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100A - Effective Speech (GWS)Notes for: CAS 100A

CAS 100A

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CAS 100B - Effective Speech (GWS)Notes for: CAS 100B

CAS 100B

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
CMPEN 271 - Introduction to Digital SystemsNotes for: CMPEN 271

CMPEN 271

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
1.0
CMPSC 122 - Intermediate ProgrammingNotes for: CMPSC 122

CMPSC 122

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
MATH 250 - Ordinary Differential EquationsNotes for: MATH 250

MATH 250

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
PHYS 212 - General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism (GN)Notes for: PHYS 212

PHYS 212

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
Total credits 17.0

Semester 4 (Harrisburg)

Semester 5 (University Park)

Course DetailsCredits
CMPEN 331 - Computer Organization and DesignNotes for: CMPEN 331

CMPEN 331

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
CMPSC 311 - Introduction to Systems ProgrammingNotes for: CMPSC 311

CMPSC 311

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
CMPSC 360 - Discrete Mathematics for Computer ScienceNotes for: CMPSC 360

CMPSC 360

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
E E 310 - Electronic Circuit Design INotes for: E E 310

E E 310

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4.0
3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 6 (University Park)

Course DetailsCredits
3.0
CMPEN 431 - Introduction to Computer ArchitectureNotes for: CMPEN 431

CMPEN 431

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
CMPSC 465 - Data Structures and AlgorithmsNotes for: CMPSC 465

CMPSC 465

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
E E 353 - Signals and Systems: Continuous and Discrete-TimeNotes for: E E 353

E E 353

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
ENGL 202C - Effective Writing: Technical Writing (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 7 (University Park)

Course DetailsCredits
3.0
CMPEN/CMPSC 4XX
3.0
3.0
Computer Engineering Elective
3.0
Department List Elective
3.0
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 8 (University Park)

Course DetailsCredits
3.0
3.0
CMPEN/CMPSC 4XX
3.0
Computer Engineering Elective
3.0
Department List Elective
3.0
Total credits 15.0

Additional Notes

CMPEN/CMPSC 4XX: Select any 400-level CMPEN or CMPSC course offered at University Park.

Computer Engineering Elective: Select from department list. Restrictions may apply. Computer Engineering Electives are NOT offered every semester or even every year. Contact the department for information on which classes are scheduled to be offered during a given semester.

Department List Elective: Select from department list. Restrictions may apply. Students who complete the ROTC Program may substitute 3 ROTC credits for the GHA requirement and 3 ROTC credits for a Department List Elective. Students who complete the Cooperative Education Program may substitute 3 co-op credits for a Department List Elective.

Health and Physical Activity Elective: Students who complete the ROTC Program may substitute 3 ROTC credits for the GHA requirement and 3 ROTC credits for a Department List Elective.

These courses offered at Harrisburg in spring semester only:

  • E E 210

These courses offered at University Park in spring semester only:

  • E E 353

TOTAL CREDITS: 127 (Since Harrisburg includes a first-year seminar as part of ENGL 015S and ENGL 030S, students will need to have an extra credit to earn the total number of credits required for the major.)

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# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

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