Program Educational Objectives
The goal of the Computer Engineering program at Pitt-Johnstown is to graduate students who are ready to enter the profession and are able to thrive throughout their career. We prepare graduates who have a firm grasp of the fundamentals and are able to:
The Computer Engineering department at Pitt-Johnstown has adopted the general and program specific outcomes defined by the ETAC of ABET for Computer Engineering Baccalaureate Degree programs. Upon completion of their degree, graduates of the Pitt-Johnstown CPE program will have demonstrated they have achieved the following general outcomes:
In addition to the above general outcomes, the ETAC of ABET program outcomes for Baccalaureate Degree CPE programs require that graduates of the Pitt-Johnstown CPE program demonstrate they are capable of the following:
a. the application of electric circuits, computer programming, associated software applications, analog and digital electronics, microcomputers, operating systems, local area networks, and engineering standards to the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of computer systems and associated software systems.
b. the application of natural sciences and mathematics at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry to the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of computer systems and associated software systems.
c. the ability to analyze, design, and implement hardware and software computer systems.
d. the ability to apply project management techniques and computer systems.
e. the ability to utilize statistics/probability, transform methods, discrete mathematics, or applied differential equations in support of computer systems and networks.