Curriculum and Requirements

Curriculum Requirements

A total of 132 semester hours are required for graduation.

 

Engineering Courses

  • Chem 103 General Chemistry I: 4 Credits
  • CpE 210 Digital System Design I: 3 Credits
  • CpE 286 Microprocessor System Design: 3 Credits
  • CS 101/101a Introduction to Computing I: 4 Credits
  • EE 233/235 Electrical Engineering I w/lab: 4 Credits
  • Engr 111 Introduction to Engineering I: 3 Credits
  • Engr 300 Econ. and Management of Engr Project: 3 Credits
  • Math 215 Calculus III: 4 Credits
  • Math 301 Differential Equations: 3 Credits
  • Math 323 Probability and Statistics: 3 Credits
  • ME 223 Materials Science for Engineers: 3 Credits

 

Core Courses

  • CpE 312 Computer Organization: 3 Credits
  • CpE 315 Digital Systems Design II w/lab: 4 Credits
  • CpE 387 Embedded System Design: 3 Credits
  • CpE 408 Operating Systems: 3 Credits
  • CpE 447/448 Logic Synthesis/VLSI Design: 3 Credits
  • CpE 449 A, B CpE Senior Design Project: 4 Credits
  • CpE 489 Software Engineering: 3 Credits
  • CS 102/102a Introduction to Computing II: 4 Credits
  • CS 227 Discrete Structures: 3 Credits
  • EE 234/236 Network Analysis II w/Lab: 3 Credits
  • EE 348 Electronics I: 3 Credits
  • EE 360 Controls: 3 Credits
  • EE 443 Applied Digital Signal Processing: 3 Credits
  • Engl 204 Technical Writing for CpE: 1 hr
  • Math 214/314 Linear Algebra/Numerical Analysis: 3 Credits
  • Technical Elective*: 3 Credits
  • Technical Elective: 3 Credits
  • Free Elective: 3 Credits

 

General Education Courses

  • Eng C101 Composition & Rhetoric: 3 Credits
  • Math 110 Calculus I: 4 Credits
  • Math 112 Calculus II: 4 Credits
  • Phys 111/112 Principles of Physics I, II: 8 Credits
  • Hum C201 Humanities: 3 Credits
  • Hum Humanities Core: 3 Credits
  • SoSc C201 Social Sciences: 3 Credits
  • SoSc Social Sciences Core: 3 Credits
  • IntSt C101 Computer Ethics: 3 Credits
  • FA C101 Fine Arts: 3 Credits
  • Caps C390 Capstone Seminar: 3 Credits

 


Program Requirements

Upon recommendation of the faculty of the School of Engineering the University of Bridgeport will award the Bachelor’s degree to the student of good character who fulfills the following minimum requirements, in addition to those listed in the chapter on Academic Regulations.

  • Participation in such departmental seminars as the faculty prescribes.
  • Earning the total semester hours required for the individual curriculum as listed in the following pages.
  • Earning a “C” or better in every course in the major and with a cumulative average of 2.0 in the major courses. Each department designates the courses to be included in the major and decides the procedure necessary to remove each deficiency, including any “D” in a major course. When a course is a prerequisite to another, a “C” or better in the prerequisite course may also be a requirement.