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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.
Still deciding? Reflecting on your values, interests, personality traits, and skills will provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. FOCUS 2 CAREER, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you do just that. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 CAREER by using the code: jacks. After completing FOCUS 2 CAREER, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.