Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Program Description:

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering program is dedicated to the science and technology of designing, developing, implementing, maintaining, and integrating software and hardware components in modern computing systems and computer-controlled equipment.

Graduates should possess a profound understanding of both hardware and software systems, along with strong problem-solving, analytical, and teamwork skills, enabling them to design, implement, and optimize complex computing solutions.

Distinct Features of the Program

This program stands out by fostering a comprehensive understanding of technology, effectively bridging the gap between hardware and software domains. Graduates are equipped with the skills to innovate and optimize technological solutions across various applications, representing a versatile and integrated approach to computer engineering.
  1. Interdisciplinary Approach:
    • Computer engineering’s interdisciplinary nature involves merging knowledge from computer science and electrical engineering. This approach aims to bridge the gap between hardware and software, fostering a complete understanding of computing systems. This enables graduates to design and implement innovative solutions for a broad range of applications, at the nexus of these two fundamental disciplines.
  2. Hands-on Learning:
    • Through rigorous laboratory work, plant tours, internships, and a capstone project, students gain practical exposure to real-world computer engineering challenges, allowing them to apply their knowledge in a professional setting.
  3. Industry Partnerships:
    • Collaborations with leading technology companies and practitioners offer students networking, mentorship, and access to the latest technology and best practices.
  4. Experienced Faculty:
    • The faculty comprises experienced computer engineers active in research and industry, ensuring that students receive contemporary knowledge and guidance. Faculty members hold master’s and doctoral degrees, ensuring a competent learning environment.
  5. Global Perspective:
    • The program emphasizes the latest trends both locally and internationally, with global awareness and international experiences, including projects and partnerships, preparing graduates for a diverse and interconnected world.
  6. Continuous Improvement:
    • Through regular review by the College Board of Advisory (CBOA), continuous accreditation, and compliance with quality management systems like ISO, the curriculum is consistently updated to meet industry demands and international standards.

Opportunities Provided by the Program

  1. Attendance at conferences and symposia, offering exposure to the latest research and industry trends.
  2. Internships and cooperative education with industry partners, building valuable real-world experience and professional networks.
  3. Participation in leadership development programs and organizations, enhancing leadership and management skills.
  4. Membership in computer engineering clubs, societies, and professional chapters, boosting knowledge, leadership, and networking opportunities.
  5. Faculty and advisors guide students in preparing for relevant certifications, such as in Networking, Project Management, Programming, Basic Occupational Safety and Health, and other latest trends and technologies, enhancing their marketability.

Program Education Objectives (PEO)

Three to five years after graduation, Computer Engineering alumni shall have.
  • PEO 1. Engaged in life-long learning and professional development through continuing education, participate in professional organizations or acquiring additional competency certifications related to the profession.
  • PEO 2. Practiced engineering works with good ethical and professional standards imbued with LPU Laguna core values.
  • PEO 3. Applied computer engineering knowledge and skills in addressing the needs of the society locally or globally.

Institutional Graduate Attributes (IGA)

  • GA 1. Collaborative and Team Leaders
  • GA 2. Competent Lifelong Learners
  • GA 3. Critical Thinkers and Problem Solver
  • GA 4. Committed and Values Driven Leaders
  • GA 5. Creative and Innovative Leaders

Program Quality Assurance

  • PACUCOA Level 3
  • PTC

National Qualification Framework

  • Level 6 (Reference Philippine Qualification Framework)

Reference CMO

  • CMO 87 series 2017- Policies, Standards and Guidelines for BS Computer Engineering

Career Opportunities

Graduates of BSCPE can have professions and careers as

  • Embedded Systems Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Network Engineer
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Systems Analysts
  • Database Administrator
  • Cybersecurity Analysts
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Robotics Engineer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • IT Project Manager
  • Quality Assurance Engineer/Manager
  • Telecommunications Engineer/Manager
  • Data Scientist
  • Technopreneur

Student Outcomes (SO)

The students should attain the following by the time of graduation:

  1. Apply knowledge of mathematics, natural science, and engineering fundamentals to solve complex engineering problems.
  2. Conduct complex engineering problem investigations using research-based knowledge, including experiment design, data analysis, and synthesis of information to provide valid conclusions.
  3. Design solutions for complex engineering problems considering public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental factors.
  4. Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings.
  5. Identify, formulate, research literature and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.
  6. Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities.
  7. Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  8. Understand the sustainability and impact of professional engineering work in societal and environmental contexts.
  9. Recognize the need for and engage in lifelong learning and adapting to technological change.
  10. Apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice and solutions to complex engineering problems.
  11. Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modelling, to complex engineering problems with an understanding of the limitations.
  12. Demonstrate knowledge of engineering management principles and economic decision-making in project management and multidisciplinary environments.

Admission Criteria and Requirements

  • For Freshmen
    • Form 138 (Report Card)
    • Form 137 (Transcript of Record)
    • Good Moral Character Certificate
    • Original PSA Authenticated Birth Certificate
    • 2 pcs Identical 2 x 2 ID Photo with white background and name tag
  • For Transferees
    • Certificate of Transfer Credentials
    • Certificate of Grades
    • Course description with Course Content
    • Good Moral Character Certificate
    • Transcript of Records
    • Original PS Authenticated Birth Certificate
    • 2 pcs Identical 2 x 2 ID Photo with white background and name tag

Requirements needed to graduate

  1. Complete Academic Requirements
  2. Passing the Final Oral Defense for Design Project

Summary Units of BSCPE Courses



A. Mathematics 


B. Natural/Physical Sciences 


C. Basic Engineering Sciences 


D. Allied Courses 


E. Professional Courses 


F. Electives 






A. Required General Courses 


B. General Education Electives and Mandated Courses 


C. Physical Education 


D. National Service Training 


E. Institutional Required 






Program Duration: 4 years