Jan 18, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Engineering Major (BS)

Engineering Department  | College of Science and Mathematics  

Program Declaration

Upon admission to the University or completion of Major, Minor, Concentration Declaration Form  or Inter-College Transfer Form .

Prospective engineering majors must meet certain academic criteria for acceptance into the major. Exact criteria differs depending on student status, but includes GPA and performance in math and science courses. Interested current students should seek advising before attempting to declare.

Degree Requirements

If this is the student’s only or primary major, the degree requirements below must be completed for graduation. See graduation requirements  for more information.



Major Requirements

Complete at least 99 credits from 34 courses including six mathematics courses, four physics courses, two thematic electives, eighteen computer engineering courses, and two additional electives.

GPA: Engineering majors must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all courses applied toward the major
Pass/fail: No courses taken pass/fail may be applied toward the major except for one course in the thematic electives.
Residency: At least 30 credits of upper-level engineering courses must be completed at UMass Boston.
Minimum grade: No course with a grade below C- may be applied toward the major.

Course Requirements

Thematic Electives (6 to 10 Credits)

Take two electives from the list below. Both electives must be in the same thematic area and only one thematic area may be applied toward the major.

Additional Electives (6 to 8 Credits)

Take two additional electives. Each elective can be an additional thematic elective in the same thematic area as the first two or an ECE/CS elective from the list below.