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Computer Engineering

administrative contact

Chris Randall
phone: 304-293-9678

program contact

Brian Woerner
phone: 304-293-9141

Program Details

Program Description

These three key attributes describe the career and professional accomplishments that the computer engineering program prepares graduates to achieve. These attributes also help faculty focus on assessing and evaluating the extent to which the program objective is being met.

Knowledge refers to demonstration of technical competence in comprehensively identifying problems, analyzing and generating solutions, and making decisions related to their professional practice.

Skills pertain to the effective use of computers and modern tools in professional practice and learn to adapt as technology changes.

Attitudes reflect good work ethic, the ability to function well on teams, and the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

Career Profile

Computer engineers design, develop, test, and oversee the manufacture and maintenance of embedded computer hardware and software. As such, the computer engineer is part electrical engineer and part computer scientist.

The objective of the bachelor's degree program in computer engineering is to produce graduates who have the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will ensure success in professional positions in business, industry, research, government service, graduate study, or professional school.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The computer engineering baccalaureate degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,