Computer Engineering Technology BS
- Bachelor of Science Degree (5 year)
- Approximately 135 students enrolled
Cooperative Education & Experiential Education Component
- Students are required to complete 4 co-op work assignments. Students are available for two 6-month assignments.
Salary InformationCo-op: $19.97 $14.00 - $30.00
Student Skills & Capabilities
- Students acquire knowledge in two disciplines; designing embedded systems, and creating the software to run them.
- Skill areas include digital system design, embedded system design and optimization, machine language programming, high-level language programming, and computer aided simulation/design/analysis.
- C++, C, UNIX, Python
- All courses include a hands on laboratory to facilitate “learn by doing.”
AccreditationThe Computer Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
Equipment & FacilitiesEmbedded Systems Design Laboratory
Tektronix TLA714 132 Channel Logic Analyzer, Agilent Infinium Oscilloscope, Tektronix Test Equipment, Desktop Computer with Dual Monitors, State-of-the-Art Development Tools
Textronix TDS 3012 Oscilloscope, HP 3000 Series Equipment, Desktop Computer, Agilent Spectrum Analyzer, HP 8904 Signal Synthesizer, Weller Soldering Station, Labview Software, GW Instek Power Supply
Electronic Design Automation Laboratory
VHDL Development, Digital Simulation Software, Analog Simulation Software, Desktop Computer, Networking, DigiDesign M-Box 2 Pro
Circuits Studio Laboratory
Textronix TDS 3012 Oscilloscope, HP 3000 Series Equipment, GW Instek Power Supply, Weller Solder Station, DC Motor Control Modules, Desktop Computer
Telecommunications Systems Laboratory
Nortel OC-3 SONET Gear , TELLABS 1/1 Digital Cross Connect System, Nortel and Cisco Routers, Switches, and VoIP equipment, Lucent Frame Switches & DSLAM, TTC T-BERD Equipment, Redcom MSP & PBX Equipment, Cisco ATM Switches, ISDN & P-com 38 GHz Microwave
Training / QualificationsA bachelor's degree commonly is required for software engineering jobs, although a master’s degree is preferred for some positions. A bachelor’s degree also is required for many computer programming jobs. Employers favor applicants who already have relevant skills and experience. Workers who keep up to date with the latest technology usually have good opportunities for advancement. (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics O.O.H.)
Job TitlesApplications Engineer, Computer engineer, Electrical Engineer, Embedded Systems Engineer, Software Engineer, Systems Engineer, USB Product Engineer
Selected Employer Hiring PartnersAlstom Transport, Cisco Systems, Critical Link, Datto, Fisher Price, General Electric, Harris Corporation, IBM, Intel, Lockheed Martin, NASA, Northup Grumman, Parsons, Savant Systems, Texas Instruments, The Boston Beer Company, The Raymond Corp, Wegmans, Welch Allyn, Xerox.
Contact UsWe appreciate your interest in your career and we will make every effort to help you succeed. Feel free to contact Diedra Livingston, the program coordinator who works with the Computer Engineering Technology program. You can access information about services through our web site at www.rit.edu/careerservices.
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