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Computer Systems Engineering (Bachelor of Science)

A four-year plan of study for the bachelor of science in computer systems engineering (BSCSE) for the current catalog year is outlined below.


1st Semester: 16 Credits

Catalog Number – Title (Designation) – Credits

  • CSE 180 – Intro to Electrical and Computer Engineering – 1 credit
  • ENGL 101 – Writing and Rhetoric (FW) – 3 credits
  • MATH 170 – Calculus I (FM) – 4 credits
  • PHYS 211/L – Physics I with Calculus and Lab (FN) – 5 credits
  • UF 100 – Foundations of Intellectual Life – 3 credits

2nd Semester: 17-18 Credits

Catalog Number – Title (Designation) – Credits

  • CS 121 – Computer Science I – 4 credits
  • ENGL 102 – Writing and Rhetoric II (FW) – 3 credits
  • Foundations Natural Science (FN), Second field – 3 to 4 credits
  • MATH 175 – Calculus II – 4 credits
  • MATH 189 – Discrete Mathematics – 3 credits

3rd Semester: 15 Credits

Catalog Number – Title (Designation) – Credits

  • CS 221 – Computer Science II – 3 credits
  • CS-HU 153 – Navigating Computer Systems – 1 credit
  • ECE 230/L – Digital Systems and Lab – 4 credits
  • ENGR 240 – Electrical and Electronic Circuits  OR  ECE 210 – Intro to Electric Circuits – 3 credits
  • ENGR 206 – Technical Communication for Computer System Engineers – 1 credit
  • MATH 333 – Differential Equations with Matrix Theory – 4 credit

4th Semester: 14 Credits

Catalog Number – Title (Designation) – Credits

  • CS 253 – Introduction to Systems Programming – 3 credits
  • CSE 312/L – Computer Engineering Electronics – 4 credits
  • ECE 330/L – Microprocessors and Lab – 4 credits
  • UF 200 – Foundations of Ethics and Diversity – 3 credits

5th Semester: 14-16 Credits

Catalog Number – Title (Designation) – Credits

  • CSE 331 – Cyber-Informed Systems Engineering – 3 credits
  • CS-HU 250 – Introduction to Version Control – 1 credit
  • CS-HU 271 – Agile Development – 1 credit
  • ECE 337 – Intro to Security in Cyber-Physical Systems – 3 credits
  • Foundations of Oral Communication (FC) – 3 Credits
  • Math/Science Elective – 3 to 5 Credits

6th Semester: 14 Credits

Catalog Number – Title (Designation) – Credits

  • CS 321 – Data Structures – 3 credits
  • CSE 380/L – Computer Engineering Practice & Lab – 3 credits
  • CS-HU 310 – Introduction to Database System Usage – 1 credit
  • ECE 350/L – Signals and Systems and Lab – 4 credits
  • MATH 360 – Engineering Statistics  OR  MATH 361 – Probability and Statistics I – 3 credits

7th Semester: 15-16 Credits

Catalog Number – Title (Designation) – Credits


8th Semester: 15 Credits

Catalog Number – Title (Designation) – Credits