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Computer Engineering

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Computer engineering is the branch of engineering that integrates electronic engineering with computer science.

As a computer engineer, you'll design and develop new technologies, improving digital hardware, computing networks, and the software we interact with daily.

You will learn about hardware and software design and be uniquely qualified to work on computer systems. You will take computation and system design courses along with classes in other specialized areas, including circuitry, robotics, and embedded systems. You will put your theoretical understanding to use in hands-on, real-world projects

Top Reasons to choose Computer Engineering at florida southern college

Immersive Learning

Computer engineering classes at Florida Southern pair theoretical discussions with lab experiences where you immediately apply the principles you learn. From developing security systems using a Raspberry Pi to using facial recognition to produce an emotion-based music player, your lab experiences happen under the guidance of expert faculty, allowing you to develop the skills needed to design your own unique projects.

Modern Computing Labs

You'll take classes in the new, state-of-the-art Carole and Marcus Weinstein Computer Sciences Center. The facility features high-tech classrooms, an AI/Robotics research lab, a makerspace with 3D printers and laser cutters, and an esports gaming room

Exceptional Job Placement

A bachelor's degree in computer engineering will allow you to enter into a career in consumer electronics, bioengineering, and gaming hardware development, along with cutting-edge subfields, such as virtual reality architecture and robotics.

Employment Outlook

Starting Salary - Computer Hardware Engineers

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Careers in Computer Engineering

ECE 3300 Embedded Systems with Lab

ECE 3300L Introduces students to the design and analysis of computational systems that interact with physical processes. Applications of such systems include medical devices and systems, consumer electronics, toys and games, assisted living, traffic control and safety, automotive systems, process control, energy management and conservation, environmental control, aircraft control systems, communications systems, instrumentation, critical infrastructure control, robotics and distributed robotics (telepresence, telemedicine), defense systems, manufacturing, and smart structures.

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Pursue your passions

With a solid background in mathematics, physical sciences, and computing, you'll be ready to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems. Well-versed in software design and hardware integration, you might find yourself writing embedded software for microcontrollers, working with analog sensors, and designing circuit boards and operating systems. Computer engineers are also well-suited for research in the field of robotics, which relies on using software together with other electrical systems.

Clubs and More

The Florida Southern College Computer Science Club is a community of students passionate about technology and computing. The club participates in the Association for Computational Machinery's International Collegiate Programming Competition (ICPC), one of the world's oldest and most prestigious programming competitions.

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Program Details

Available in: 

  • BS


All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:


Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

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Computer Engineering Program Contact

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Admissions Counselors

Matthew Eicholtz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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