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University of Pittsburgh    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
  May 25, 2022
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Computer Engineering

Computer engineers are active in and in demand for all phases of technology research, design and development, testing, manufacturing, sales, and management of computer technologies. In addition, many successful leaders in other professions, such as law, medicine, and business, pursue an undergraduate education in computer engineering as preparation for later professional study. Thus the undergraduate curriculum provides preparation in both mathematics and physical sciences, coupled with coverage of all aspects of computing, software, hardware, design, and application. The program’s flexible elective structure offers the student considerable opportunity for professional specialization, area specialization within the computing discipline, or interdisciplinary broadening. The computer engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. For more information about the program, contact or see

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering is the application of math and science to the design, manufacture, use and operation of electrical processes, devices, machines, and systems.  Electrical and electronics engineers build circuits and systems that use and/or transform electricity for a practical purpose.  Electrical engineering is a very broad discipline that impacts public welfare and safety, as well as health, healthcare, communication, transportation, computing, and leisure.




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