Computer Engineering Technology, BSET

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering Technology degree offers students an opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills, and strengths to become technicians and technical leaders in the design, implementation, integration, and support of computer-based and network systems that are critical to the achievement of enterprise, project, research, and business goals. In this increasingly interconnected world, technicians with the ability to understand, link, and integrate computer hardware, software, and networks, and who can evolve systems as needs change, are in demand.

This focused bachelor’s degree includes courses in technical literacy, mathematics, engineering graphics, network and data analysis, software development, and electromechanical systems. Program course work will assist students preparing for examinations leading to professional certifications.

The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology in Computer Engineering Technology is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.

University-Wide Requirement

Minimum 120 total semester hours required

Minimum 2.000 GPA required

Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.

Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Foundation Courses

39 semester hours required

Mathematics
MTH 2100Calculus 13
MTH 2105Calculus 23
MTH 2400Technology and Applications of Discrete Mathematics3
MTH 3300Applied Probability and Statistics3
Philosophy
PHL 2140Ethical Issues in Science and Engineering3
Science
PHY 1200
and PHY 1201
Physics 1
and Lab for PHY 1200
4
PHY 2200
and PHY 2201
Physics 2
and Lab for PHY 2200
4
Choose one of the following sequences:
CHM 1100
and CHM 1101
General Chemistry 1
and Lab for CHM 1100
4
BIO 1100
and BIO 1101
Principles of Biology 1
and Lab for BIO 1100
4
Technology
GET 1100Introduction to Engineering and Technology3
GET 1150Foundations of Engineering Graphics and Design3
GET 2100Computer Engineering Programming and Analysis3
GET 2200Engineering Economy3

Major Courses

35 semester hours required

CET 2100Essentials of Computer Organization3
CET 2200Data Structures and Algorithms3
CET 2300Object-Oriented Programming3
CET 3000Computer Operating Systems3
CET 3100Computer Networking and Communications Technology3
EET 2000
and EET 2001
Circuits 1
and Lab for EET 2000
5
EET 2100
and EET 2101
Circuits 2
and Lab for EET 2100
5
EET 3100
and EET 3101
Electronics 1
and Lab for EET 3100
5
EET 3300
and EET 3301
Digital Logic
and Lab for EET 3300
5

Technical Electives

Complete 9 semester hours in technical electives at the 3000 or 4000 level from the following subject areas:

CET, EET, ITC, MET9
At least one elective must be in CET.

Capstone Experiences

6 semester hours required

GET 4840Engineering Technology Capstone Project Preparation and Proposal2
GET 4850Engineering Technology Capstone Project Execution4

Electives

Complete a minimum of 38 semester hours to reach 127 semester hours.

Term 1Hours
ENG 1105
and ENG 1106
4
GET 11003
MTH 21003
GET 11503
Choose one of the following:4
 17
Term 2Hours
MTH 21053
GET 21003
CET 21003
PHY 1200
and PHY 1201
4
Open elective3
 16
Term 3Hours
EET 20003
EET 20012
CET 22003
MTH 24003
PHY 2200
and PHY 2201
4
 15
Term 4Hours
CET 23003
EET 2100
and EET 2101
5
GET 22003
MTH 33003
Open elective3
 17
Term 5Hours
EET 3100
and EET 3101
5
EET 3300
and EET 3301
5
CET 30003
Open elective3
 16
Term 6Hours
ENG 3105
and ENG 3106
4
CET 31003
PHL 21403
Technical elective3
Open elective3
 16
Term 7Hours
GET 48402
Technical elective3
Open elective3
Open elective3
Open elective3
 14
Term 8Hours
GET 48504
Technical elective3
Open elective3
Open elective3
Open elective3
 16
Total Hours: 127