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B.S.Cp.E. in Computer Engineering

Study and apply electronics, hardware and software engineering to produce computing devices for products in every-day life

In the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering program at Ole Miss, students learn to understand, design, and develop computing devices and systems.

Key Benefits

In addition to providing small, upper-level electrical and computer engineering classes, the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering program curriculum at Ole Miss allows students to receive hands-on experience with new technologies.

Graduate Outcomes

With a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering degree from Ole Miss in hand, graduates are able to work in industries such as electronic chip design/production, hardware/software services, and those requiring electrical and computer engineers, such as automotive, aerospace, defense, utilities, and heavy-machinery. Emerging technology includes Internet of things (IoT) devices, self-driving automobiles, 5G wireless and artificial intelligence (AI) applications.

Experiences Offered

Summer internships are available for Ole Miss students with companies located in Mississippi and surrounding states. These positions offer valuable experience and may lead to careers upon graduation.


B.S.Cp.E. in Computer Engineering Faculty

Members of the electrical engineering faculty as well as members of the Ole Miss computer science faculty teach within the computer engineering program. These faculty mentor students inside and outside of the classroom to provide academic and career advice. In addition to industrial or research laboratory experience, two Ole Miss faculty members are fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and one has even been recognized as a Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering.

Ramanarayanan Viswanathan
Chair and Professor of Electrical Engineering
John N Daigle
Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering
Lei Cao
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Paul M Goggans
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Alexander Borisovitch Yakovlev
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Mustafa Muhammad Matalgah
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Richard K Gordon
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
Winn E Hutchcraft
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
Barry Muldrey
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Md Sakib Hasan
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

The following courses are required: Math 261-264 and Math 353; laboratory sciences to be fulfilled by Chem 105, 115 and Phys 211, 212, 221, 222; Writ 100/101 and Writ 102/Liba 102. Students must also complete at least 18 semester hours of: 3 hours in humanities; 3 hours in fine arts; 3 hours in social science chosen from anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology; Econ 310; 3 hours of humanities or fine arts; and 3 additional hours of humanities, fine arts, or general education. Specific requirements for the B.S.Cp.E. program include Math 301; Csci 256, 356, 423, 433; Engr 310, 360, 361; El E 100, 235, 236, 237, 331, 351, 352, 353, 367, 385, 386, 425, 485, 486; Cp E 431, 461, 462; and 18 hours of technical elective courses.

Freshmen may directly enroll in B.S.Cp.E. with an ACT Math score of at least 24 (or SAT equiv) or 3.2 high school core GPA. Students transferring to the program from other majors or other institutions must have 2.25 cumulative GPA as well as 24 ACT Math score or 76 ALEKS math placement score or B in MATH 125 or higher math class.

Student Organizations

Students can participate in several organizations such as Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Engineers without Borders (EWB), Society of Women Engineers (SWE), and National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).