Computer Engineering

Degree Information

Program Educational Objectives:

These are the objectives we aim to enable our graduates to fulfill a few years after graduation from the program:

  • To become engineering/computing professionals who can assume leadership roles, technical or managerial, in computer engineering and related fields;
  • To become successful in pursuing advanced studies in computer engineering and related fields;
  • To become contributing citizens who are conscientious of ethical and societal responsibilities; and
  • To become effective communicators in professional and non-professional environments and be able to function as a team member.

Student Outcomes:

These are the abilities that we aim our graduates to have attained upon completion of the degree:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  4. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. An ability to communicate effectively
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. A recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Questions? Contact:


Transfer Students:

Admissions: Husky Hall / (425) 352-5000

Current UW Bothell Students:

Premajor Advising: UW1-160 / (425) 352-3427

Current CompE Students:

STEM Advising: DISC-352 / (425) 352-3746