Accreditation Information

BS Computer Engineering

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT USA

The Montana State University Computer Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

ECE Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Montana State University Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is to provide an excellent, diverse, and inclusive environment for the scholarly pursuits of education, discovery, and dissemination in electrical and computer engineering in support of Montana State University and the State of Montana.

CpE Program Objectives (updated Fall 2009)

In their first few years on the job, graduates of the CpE program:

  1. Pursue a professional career based on an education in the fundamentals of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  2. Engage in post-graduate education programs
  3. Provide a positive impact to the engineering community and to the community at large

CpE Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
  4. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  12. Knowledge of the principles of project management and design trade-offs.
  13. An ability to program microcontroller/microcomputer systems using assembly and high-level languages.
  14. An ability to design digital systems using modern design tools.
  15. An ability to analyze electrical and electronic systems.
  16. An ability to implement real-time systems.

Annual Student Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic Year: 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
CpE majors
58
73
72
81
91
107
EE majors
194
201
191
218
206 216
CpE degrees awarded
6
8
7
9
5
11
EE degrees awarded
23
28
19
25
25
41