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Computer Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (QS) , FL,
The Computer Engineering program at the University of South Florida emphasizes the application of engineering principles to the design of computer hardware and software, and devotes additional time to issues of computer architecture and advanced topics in hardware design, including extensive laboratory work.

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The Computer Engineering program at University of South Florida emphasizes the application of engineering principles to the design of computer hardware and software, and devotes additional time to computer architecture and advanced topics in hardware design, including extensive laboratory work. Students in this program also acquire a background in engineering topics through related coursework in the College.

Mission Statement

In keeping with the mission of the College of Engineering, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering strives for excellence in teaching, research, and public service. Specifically, the Department aspires to:

  • Lead the advancement of computer science, through internationally recognized research and graduate education, as well as technology transfer to regional industries.
  • Prepare students for full and ethical participation in a diverse society and encourage lifelong learning.
  • Educate students in the best practices of the field as well as integrate the latest research into the curriculum.
  • Foster the development of problem solving and communication skills as an integral component of the profession.
  • Provide quality learning experiences through small classes, active learning styles of teaching, and opportunities for meaningful interactions between students and faculty.

Objectives

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering has established the following program educational objectives for computer engineering graduates of the Department.

  • Our computer engineering graduates will apply their knowledge and skills to succeed in their career and/or obtain an advanced degree.
  • Our graduates will function ethically and responsibly, and will remain informed and involved as full participants in our profession and our society.
  • Our graduates will successfully function in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Our graduates will apply basic principles and practices of computing grounded in mathematics and science to successfully complete hardware and/or software related engineering projects to meet customer business objectives and/or productively engage in research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 Credit Hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Foundations of Engineering
  • Foundations of Engineering Lab
  • Introduction to Electrical Systems 
  • Probability and Statistics for Engineers
  • Engineering Economics with Social and Global Implications
  • Introduction to Linear Systems
  • Electronic Materials

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Completion of COP 2510 with a minimum grade of B (grade of B- is insufficient) or another introductory programming course covering a modern programming language, with an emphasis on programming concepts and design methodology with a minimum grade of B (grade of B- is insufficient).

  • A minimum overall GPA of 2.0
  • A minimum USF GPA of 2.0

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    17324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17324 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6410 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Tampa

  • 1122 - 1960 USD/month
    Living Costs

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