University of Texas at El Paso Academic Catalog

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Minor in Computer Engineering

The Minor in Computer Engineering consists of 16 or more credit hours, representing fundamental areas of knowledge in the field of Computer Engineering. Undergraduate students interested in the minor in Computer Engineering must select the coursework with an advisor in order to receive the minor. The main objective of the program is to offer interested students with GPAs of 3.00 or above in any field of study other than Computer Engineering, the opportunity to enhance their capabilities in their own profession by developing expertise in the high demand areas of digital design, software engineering, and embedded systems. These courses generally have prerequisites, and their enrollment will need approval by the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. 

Degree Requirements

Enrolled students must complete between 16 or more credit hours in consultation with an advisor and maintain a GPA of 3.00 or above. 

Degree Plan

Required Courses:
EE 2372Software Design I3
EE 2369
EE 2169
Digital Systems Design I
and Laboratory for EE 2369
Prescribed Elective Courses:
Select three of the following:9
Software Design II
Microprocessor Systems I
and Laboratory For EE 3376
Digital Systems Design II
and Laboratory For EE 4342
Operating System Design
Computer Architecture
Special Topics-Electrical Engr
EE 33xx/ EE43xx EE elective course (optional by Department approval)
Total Hours16