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A Major in Computer Engineering

Description of Major

This major educates students about the design and analysis of computer hardware and software.

For more information on studying Computer Engineering:  click here

Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in business, industry, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for computer engineering graduates, including: 

Applications Analyst Aviation Electronics Engineer
Cable Engineer Computer Applications Engineer
Computer Engineer Computer Programmer
Computer-Aided Design Technician Control Systems Engineer
Data Communications Analyst Design Engineer
Distribution Field Engineer Drafting & Printed Circuit Design Engineer
Electrical Test Engineer Illuminating Engineer
Induction-Coordination Power Engineer Integrated Circuit Layer Designer
Operations Research Analyst Planning Engineer
Power Distribution Engineer Prospecting Engineer
Robotics Control System Engineer Semiconductor Development Technician
Software Engineer System Development Engineer
Systems Analyst Systems Programmer
Test Engineer  


Some positions listed may require education or training beyond an undergraduate degree.

 Additional Links 

Association for Computing Machinery

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Computer Society, IEEE 

Software Engineering Institute

UC College of Engineering