COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER STUDIES

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Program Description:

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering program is a program that embodies the science and technology of design, development, implementation, maintenance and integration of software and hardware components in modern computing systems and computer-controlled equipment.

Graduate of the program should possess a deep understanding of hardware and software systems, coupled with strong problem-solving, analytical, and teamwork skills, enabling them to design, implement, and optimize complex computing solutions.

Distinct Features of the Program

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering stands out by fostering a holistic understanding of technology, bridging the gap between hardware and software realms. Graduates are equipped with the skills to innovate and optimize technological solutions across various applications, embodying a versatile and integrated approach to computer engineering.

  1. Interdisciplinary Approach
    • The interdisciplinary approach of computer engineering involves the integration of knowledge and principles from both computer science and electrical engineering. It seeks to bridge the gap between hardware and software, emphasizing a comprehensive understanding of computing systems that enables graduates to design and implement solutions for a wide range of applications, fostering innovation at the intersection of these two foundational disciplines.
  2. Hands-on Learning
    • Through rigorous laboratory works, 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
    • Strong partnerships with leading technology companies and industry practitioners provide students with opportunities for networking, mentorship, and access to cutting-edge technology and best practices.
  4. Experienced Faculty
    • The program boasts a faculty of experienced computer engineers who are active in research and industry, ensuring that students receive up-to-date knowledge and guidance. Faculty members also finished both masteral and doctorate degrees ensuring competent learning environment.
  5. Global Perspective
    • Emphasis on latest trend both locally and internationally, with global awareness and international experiences, including international projects and partnerships, prepares graduates to work in a diverse and interconnected world.
  6. Continuous Improvement
    • Regular review thru the College Board of Advisory (CBOA), continuous accreditation both locally and internationally, compliance to quality management systems such as ISO ensure that the curriculum evolves to meet industry demands and aligns with international quality assurance standards.

Opportunities Provided by the Program

  1. Students have opportunities to attend and present at conferences and symposia in the field of computer engineering to provide exposure to the latest research and industry trends.
  2. Students can participate in internships and cooperative education experiences with industry partners, gaining valuable real-world experience and building professional networks.
  3. Students can participate in leadership development programs and organizations, enhancing their leadership and management skills.
  4. Students can join computer engineering clubs, societies, and student chapters of professional organizations to enhance their knowledge, leadership, and networking opportunities.
  5. Faculty and advisors assist students in preparing for relevant certifications, such as Networking, Project Management, Programming, even Basic Occupational Safety and Health, and other latest trend 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, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization in the solution of complex engineering problems.
  2. Conduct investigations of complex engineering problems using research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of information to provide valid conclusions.
  3. Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  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 and norms of engineering practice.
  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 and evaluate the sustainability and impact of professional engineering work in the solution of complex engineering problems in societal and environmental context.
  9. Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of 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 and understanding of engineering management principles and economic decision-making and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in 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

I. TECHNICAL COURSES 

UNITS 

A. Mathematics 

12 

B. Natural/Physical Sciences 

8 

C. Basic Engineering Sciences 

15 

D. Allied Courses 

18 

E. Professional Courses 

64 

F. Electives 

9 

Sub-Total 

126 

II. NON-TECHNICAL COURSES 

 

A. Required General Courses 

24 

B. General Education Electives and Mandated Courses 

12 

C. Physical Education 

8 

D. National Service Training 

6 

E. Institutional Required 

6 

Sub-Total 

56 

TOTAL UNITS 

182 

Program Duration: 4 years