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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.
Design IT solutions by understanding the relationship between computer hardware and software systems.
Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.
Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.
8-Week Course Sessions
126 Credit Hours
Upon completion of the B.S. in Computer Engineering you will be able to:
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Introduction to the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures with an emphasis on biblical interpretation and application in the contemporary world. Importance and reliability of the Scriptures, genres of Scripture with representative readings, basics of biblical interpretation, and skills needed for application to the Christian life examined.
Exploration of core doctrinal and theological beliefs of the Christian faith. Emphasis placed upon the development of a Christian worldview in order to prepare students to face the challenges of their current culture. Prerequisite: BIBL 105.
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. Prerequisite: CSCI 314.
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. Prerequisite: 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.
Survey of economic concepts and systems, including both micro- and macro-economics. Students examine the American economic system while exploring the impact of the international market. Topics include markets and competition, price, supply and demand, aggregate performance, fiscal policy, and international trade and finance. This course is not open to business majors.
Study and development of skills in planning, writing, and revising the expository essay, with attention given to developing a thesis, providing adequate support, and developing paragraphs with clear introductions and conclusions. This course should be taken in the first year.
Introduction to research skills and academic writing. Students learn and practice the common steps and formats in writing a university-level research paper, such as writing and submitting proposals, writing literature reviews, following general research paper formats, and using an annotated bibliography. Prerequisite: Grade of "C-" or better in ENGL 101.
Great literary works in the Western tradition from the ancient to the present.
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.
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.
Concepts, principles, and patterns of systems thinking. Systems dynamics, systems science. Systems approaches and graphical tools.
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.
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.
Explores the development of a Christian worldview and philosophy of life. Studies some alternative worldviews from a Christian worldview perspective. Investigates the sacredness of all spheres of human life and the relevance of a Christian worldview to all spheres of human life and action through the works of some of Christianity’s leading thinkers and writers.
Introduction to enduring questions of truth, goodness, and beauty through theological and philosophical investigation, including biblical apologetics and critical thinking.
Various aesthetic approaches for appreciating and evaluating visual art, drama, and music. Artistic creation in relation to a biblical understanding of the character of God and the image of God in human beings.
Explores a Christian worldview framework for leadership and studies the lives of exemplary Christian and non-Christian leaders from a global context and a wide spectrum of disciplines and professions. Students participate in a ten (10) hour service-learning leadership experience. Advisor approval required. Pre-requisite: Senior Standing; IDS majors: Junior Standing. Cross-listed with GENE 202.
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.
Probability distributions, random variables, conditional probability. Data sampling, statistical measures. Methods for quantitative analysis.
Metrics and measurements, data analytics, tools and techniques. Prerequisite or co-requisite: MATH 250.
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.
Knowledge and resources essential for academic success at Regent University. Includes foundational skills for future coursework, including use of the library, the University Writing Center, tutorial services, academic advising, and career services. Only available to online students, except online B.A.S. degree students.