Aug 14, 2022  
2020-2021 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Computer Engineering Minor

Minor in Computer Engineering

The Minor in Computer Engineering is designed to allow students with quantitative and scientific aptitudes and interests to acquire a basic level of competence in a particular area of computer engineering. The minor can also bring significant career benefits to majors in science or other engineering programs.

Admission and Constraints

Any degree candidate who has earned at least 24 credits, with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.000 and a minimum GPA  of 2.500 in the major, may request admission to a minor in Computer Engineering from the chairperson of the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. A total of at least 20 credits, of which 9 must be at the upper division (300-400) level, of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) courses must be taken, following a plan of study approved by an advisor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and signed by the Chairperson of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. At least half of the credits required for the minor must be taken at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and the GPA in the minor must be at least 2.000.

A minor must be completed at the time of the degree and will be so noted on the student’s transcript.  A student cannot be readmitted to the University to complete only a minor.

Required of all students: 11 credits

Select one group:

In addition, one specialization must be completed.

Typical specializations are:

Computer Infrastructure Security: 13 credits

Computer Networks: 13 credits

Database Systems: 13 credits