Computer Engineering

BS - Computer Engineering

This degree program meets certain University Requirements through approved major modifications. Please see the Major Exceptions area in the Policy and Procedures section of this catalog to identify the specific adjustment/s for this degree program or contact your major advisor for more details.

Course Requirements

University Graduation Requirements24
Core Lower Division General Education9
Of the 39 units required by the university, 30 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Courses that meet GE Areas A1, A2, A3 or B4 must be passed with a "C" or better to meet the requirement. Consult with major advisor for details.
Upper Division General Education0
Of the 9 units required by the university, 9 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Consult with major advisor for details.
American Institutions12
Coursework shown below for the 6 units required by the university are double counted within GE. Consult with major advisor for details.
AMS 001A. American CivilizationM46
AMS 001B. American CivilizationM56
Physical Education0
Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement3
At SJSU, students must pass both the SJSU Writing Skills Test (WST) and a 100W course. For additional information on the WST, please see Exceptions to the GWAR may be found at
ENGR 100W. Engineering ReportsZ+R3
Preparation for the Major30
ISE 130. Engineering Probability and Statistics3
MATH 030. Calculus IB43
MATH 031. Calculus IIB44
MATH 032. Calculus IIIB43
MATH 042. Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 129A. Linear Algebra I3
MATH 133A. Ordinary Differential Equations3
PHYS 050. General Physics/MechanicsB1+B34
PHYS 051. General Physics/Electricity and MagnetismB1+B34
Requirements of the Major66
Core Courses13
CMPE 030. Programming Concepts and Methodology3
CMPE 050. Object-Oriented Concepts and Methodology3
ENGR 010. Introduction to EngineeringE3
EE 097. Introductory Electrical Engineering Laboratory1
EE 098. Introduction to Circuit Analysis3
Required Courses47
CMPE 102. Fundamentals of Embedded Software3
CMPE 110. Electronics for Embedded Systems3
CMPE 124. Digital Design I3
CMPE 125. Digital Design II3
CMPE 126. Algorithms and Data Structure Design3
CMPE 127. Microprocessor Design I3
CMPE 130. Advanced Algorithm Design3
CMPE 131. Software Engineering I3
CMPE 140. Computer Architecture and Design3
CMPE 142. Operating Systems Design3
CMPE 146. Real-Time Embedded System Co-Design3
CMPE 148. Computer Networks I3
CMPE 152. Compiler Design3
CMPE 195A. Senior Design Project I2
CMPE 195B. Senior Design Project II3
EE 101. Circuits Concepts and Problem Solving1
ENGR 195A. Global and Social Issues in EngineeringS1
ENGR 195B. Global and Social Issues in EngineeringV1
Note: Must take CMPE 195A/B and ENGR 195 A/B to meet GE Area requirements
Approved Upper Division Electives6
Selected in consultation with the student's advisor

Total Units:120