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Computer Engineering Minor

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Equip yourself to thrive in the computerized 21st century.

Computer engineering is the engineering field that integrates topics in computer science and electrical engineering for the development of hardware and software specific to computers and embedded systems. Computer engineering deals with designing, developing and operating computer systems.  At its core, computer engineering concentrates on digital hardware devices and computers, and the software that controls them. Advanced courses focus on standard designs and techniques for specific application domains and emphasizes solving problems in digital hardware and at the hardware-software interface.

Undecided or still deciding on a major and future career?

If you are uncertain about your major and have questions about career planning, you are not alone. Choosing a major or career can be a very difficult decision. The exploratory studies program may be a good fit if you are unsure of your major and career focus. Entering the university in the exploratory studies program will help you gain confidence and valuable insights on majors and minors available at SDSU and future career choices. 

In addition, FOCUS 2 Career, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you reflect on your values, interests, personality traits and skills to provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 Career by using their student email and password. After completing FOCUS 2 Career, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.