Greetings, and thank you for your interest in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Montana State University. Please contact us to find out more about a career in computer engineering. Your future possibilities are limitless! We invite you to come for a visit and experience our outstanding facilities and academic programs first hand.
Robert C. Maher, Department Head
- What's special about ECE at Montana State University?
- New Student Advising and course recommendations
- All ECE students: Pre-registration Advising Information
- List of all EE Courses (with links to course pages)
The Computer Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: (410) 347-7700.
CpE Program Objectives (updated Fall 2009) --
In their first few years on the job, graduates of the CpE program:
- Pursue a professional career based on an education in the fundamentals of Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Engage in post-graduate education programs
- Provide a positive impact to the engineering community and to the community at large
CpE Program Outcomes --
a: An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
b: An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
c: An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
d: An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
e: An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
f: An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
g: An ability to communicate effectively.
h: The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
i: A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
j: A knowledge of contemporary issues.
k: An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
l: Knowledge of the principles of project management and design trade-offs.
n An ability to program microcontroller/microcomputer systems using assembly and high-level languages.
o An ability to design digital systems using modern design tools.
p An ability to analyze electrical and electronic systems.
q An ability to implement real-time systems.