University of Texas at El Paso Academic Catalog

Academic Catalog

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:
ECE 2300Software Design I3
ECE 2303
ECE 2103
Digital Systems Design I
and Lab for ECE 2303
Prescribed Elective Courses:
Select three of the following:9
Software Design II
Microprocessor Systems I
and Lab for ECE 2304
Digital Systems Design II
and Lab for ECE 4353
Operating System Design
Computer Architecture
Special Topics
ECE 33XX/ ECE 43XX ECE elective course (optional by Department approval)
Total Hours16