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Mission Statement

The mission of the UCF Computer Engineering Program is to develop and disseminate the theory and methods for the design, analysis, implementation, and improvement of computer hardware, software, and systems.

Program Educational Objectives

The objectives of the CpE Program at UCF are that:

  • Graduates will establish a successful employment position with increasing responsibilities in the areas of computer engineering
  • Graduates will pursue advanced studies in the areas of computer engineering
  • Graduates demonstrate the pursuit of life-long learning in their areas of interest, including membership in professional societies, and participating in training opportunities

Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Computer Engineering program should attain:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
  8. An ability to apply principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.