Computer Engineering Technology, BSET (transition)
Students who matriculated prior to fall 2016 may either follow this curriculum or the new curriculum under "Lowell Institute Programs."
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.
Minimum 127 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.
20 semester hours required
and ENG 1106
|College Writing 1|
and Lab for ENG 1105
|GET 1100||Introduction to Engineering and Technology||3|
and ENG 3106
|Writing for the Professions: Science and Engineering|
and Lab for ENG 3105
|Course satisfying Engaging Difference and Diversity core||3|
|Course satisfying Understanding Societies and Institutions core||3|
|PHL 2140||Ethical Issues in Science and Engineering||3|
36 semester hours required
|GET 1150||Foundations of Engineering Graphics and Design||3|
|GET 2100||Computer Engineering Programming and Analysis||3|
and EET 2001
and Lab for EET 2000
and EET 2101
and Lab for EET 2100
|MET 2100||Mechanics 1: Statics||3|
|MET 2200||Mechanics 2: Dynamics||3|
and PHY 1201
and Lab for PHY 1200
and PHY 2201
and Lab for PHY 2200
|MTH 2100||Calculus 1||3|
|MTH 2105||Calculus 2||3|
Major Required Courses
31 semester hours required
|CET 2200||Data Structures and Algorithms||3|
|CET 4240||Software Engineering||3|
|CET 3100||Computer Networking and Communications Technology||3|
|CET 3000||Computer Operating Systems||3|
|CET 2300||Object-Oriented Programming||3|
and EET 3301
and Lab for EET 3300
and EET 3401
and Lab for EET 3400
|MTH 2400||Technology and Applications of Discrete Mathematics||3|
21 semester hours required
|Complete 12 semester hours from the following subject areas:||12|
|Complete 9 semester hours from the following subject areas:||9|
CET, EET, ITC, MET
9 semester hours required
|GET 2200||Engineering Economy||3|
|GET 4840||Engineering Technology Capstone Project Preparation and Proposal||2|
|GET 4850||Engineering Technology Capstone Project Execution||4|
Complete a minimum of 10 semester hours of open electives to reach 127 semester hours.