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B.S. in Computer Engineering

Engineer Your Future

You love the challenge of problem-solving. Regent’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering is a highly marketable degree that will prepare you to solve complex problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics. Study the fundamentals in systems thinking, software engineering, computer programming, and more—all taught from a Christian worldview.

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October 25, 2021
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DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS

Design IT solutions by understanding the relationship between computer hardware and software systems.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020). Our programs have been ranked by them as the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia for 8 years in a row. We have also been recognized as a Military Friendly Top 10 School by Military Friendly®, 2020, and among the Top 10 Best for Vets Colleges: Online & Nontraditional by Military Times, 2020. Experience the Regent difference through the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering degree program.

Upon completion of the B.S. in Computer Engineering you will be able to:

  • Conduct experiments, analyze data, and interpret results
  • Assess the impact of engineering solutions
  • Design and engineer all aspects of modern computing systems

Career Opportunities:

  • Software Developer
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • IT Systems Administrator
  • Robotic Engineer
  • Engineer Researcher
  • Product Designer
$106Thousand
Estimated mean annual wage for software and web developers, programmers, and testers U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

Terms and concepts in Computer Science. Topics include a review of algorithms, elementary data structures, program design, and programming utilizing a block structured programming language.

Fundamental concepts and techniques in computational design and relevant mathematics, including logic circuit design, modern processor architecture, and assembly language. Preparation for professional certification exam. Prerequisite: CSCI 201.

Design and implementation of modern Operating Systems, including Operating System components and structures, process and thread models, mutual exclusion and synchronization, scheduling algorithms, memory management, I/O controls, file systems, and security. Prerequisite: CSCI 201.

Programming with the C++ language; object-oriented programming; classes, objects, inheritance, morphism; pointers, memory management; software development. Prerequisite: CSCI 201.

Studies the design of structures for representing and deploying information. Considers abstract structures and implementation techniques in specific programming languages. Prerequisites: CSCI 314.

A cross section of different types of programming languages are introduced. The common features, and differences, between different programming languages are highlighted. Methods for quickly assessing and learning new computer languages are presented. Prerequisite: CSCI 315.

Study of tools and techniques of database analysis and design. Attention to data modeling, designing relational databases, and normalization using modern database applications. Preparation for professional certification exam, such as Oracle Database SQL Expert certification or similar. Prerequisites: CSCI 314.

Fundamentals of Software Engineering, including understanding system requirements, effective methods of design, coding, team software development, and the application of engineering tools. Engineering methodology considers specifications, design, development, testing, production and maintenance. Prerequisite: CSCI 315.

Logic for electrical and computer systems, digital logic, logical systems including gates and functions, the theoretical basis for circuits. Prerequisite: CSCI 201.

Digital circuitry, applying digital logic, describe and model digital systems using VHDL, fundamentals of digital computer hardware. Prerequisite: ECEN 220.

History of engineering, standards & units, sensors & instruments, engineering drawing.

Engineering design and lifecycle, intelligent design, logistics & supply chains, engineering management. Introduction to traditional and contemporary branches of engineering. Prerequisite: ENGR 201.

Concepts, principles, and patterns of systems thinking. Systems dynamics, systems science. Systems approaches and graphical tools.

Probability distributions, random variables, conditional probability. Data sampling, statistical measures, data analytics. Tools and techniques.

Models and their uses, types of models, modeling standards. Concepts of modeling and simulation. Trade space analysis, Optimization. Model-based engineering, software tools. Prerequisite: ENGR 202.

Codes of ethics, moral principles, engineering ethics. Engineering profession, professional organizations. Being an engineer, being a Christian engineer. Contemporary issues in engineering. Prerequisite: ENGR 202.

Application of engineering concepts and principles to address a real-life problem. Pre-requisite: Senior Standing and Department Approval.

Application of engineering concepts and principles to address a real-life problem. Prerequisite: ENGR 491.

A first course in calculus and analytic geometry. Limits and continuity. Differentiation and applications of derivatives. Integration and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Prerequisite: Grade of B- or better in MATH 164 or equivalent, or permission of department chair.

A second course in calculus and analytic geometry. Techniques and applications of integration. Introduction to differential equations. Parametric equations and polar coordinates. Infinite series and power series. Prerequisite: MATH 211.

A third course in calculus and analytic geometry. Vectors, lines and planes. Three-dimensional space and calculus of several variables, including partial differentiation and multiple integrals. Introduction to vector analysis. Prerequisite: MATH 212.

Discrete structures including sets, relations, functions, matrices, graphs and trees. Symbolic logic, mathematical induction, and introduction to proofs. Probability, combinations, permutations. Introduction to linear programming. Prerequisite: MATH 102, MATH 164, or MATH 211.

Systems of linear equations, linear transformations, and matrices, determinants, eigenvectors and eigenvalues. Euclidean spaces, vector spaces, and inner product spaces. Prerequisite: MATH 213.

First and second order differential equations with applications. Linear systems of differential equations. Laplace transforms. Introduction to stability, nonlinear systems, and numerical methods. Prerequisite: MATH 230.

Structure and organization of the cosmos; discussion of the origin of and development of the early universe; exploration of current issues; assessment of present theories regarding the chemical origins of life and the transition of non-living structures to living organisms; explanation and application of the scientific method.

Calculus based solutions in mechanics, heat, and sound. Applied Newtonian mechanics in single and multiple dimensions, cosmology and astronomical organization. Three credit hour lecture with one credit hour lab. Prerequisites: Grade of C+ or better in MATH 212.

Calculus based solutions in electricity, magnetism, and optics. Three credit hour lecture with one credit hour lab. Prerequisite: Grade of C+ or better in PHYS 221.

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Step 2: Complete Your Admissions Questionnaire

  • After you submit your application, you will receive a link to complete the required admissions questionnaire.

Step 3: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

  • Email your unofficial high school or college transcripts to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Unofficial Transcripts.
  • Upon conditional acceptance, Regent University will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution.
  • International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES-approved company.

Step 4: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

  • Email a photo of your government-issued ID to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Government ID.
  • Please note that all items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

Step 5: Submit Your FAFSA

  • Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. Regent’s school code is 030913.
DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$7,260
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$6,888
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

Computer Engineering Program Learning Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. An ability to apply the engineering design process to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration for public health and safety, and global, cultural, social, environmental, economic, and other factors as appropriate to the discipline.
  3. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  4. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  5. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  6. An ability to recognize the ongoing need to acquire new knowledge, to choose appropriate learning strategies, and to apply this knowledge.
  7. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader of a team that establishes goals, plans tasks, meets deadlines, and creates a collaborative and inclusive environment.
  8. An ability to recognize and apply relevant perspectives from a Biblical worldview to engineering situations.

“Your time in school, and certainly at Regent, molds how you think, molds how you approach things … Regent offers a serious academic environment that provides for growth in those areas.”

Chris Connelly, M.A. in Public Policy, 1998; Ph.D. in Communication, 2020 Chief of Staff, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler

“This isn't just a job for me — this is a ministry. Whatever I've done at Regent I've always had the sense that this is what God has called me to do.”

Doris Gomez, Ph.D. Dean, Regent University's School of Business & Leadership

“Regent offered me a way to marry my credentials with experience in a Christian setting.”

Ryan Holloway, MBA, 2016 Executive Director, Care Net Peninsula

“I’ve been able to continue to employ what I learned at Regent in the doctoral program to every position I’ve had since then.”

Rick Richardson, Ph.D., 2007 Organizational Leadership

“I received my M.A. in Communication from Regent University. Juggling full-time work, freelancing, family time, as well as 2-3 courses at a time was challenging, but it was worth all the hard work.”

Adam Ericson, M.A. in Communication, 2020 Filmmaker, Seacoast Church