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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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March 11, 2024
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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 four years (2019, 2020, 2022 and 2023). Our programs have also ranked as the #1 Best Online Bachelor's Programs in Virginia 11 years in a row (2013-2023).  We have also been recognized as a Military Friendly Top 5 School by Military Friendly®, 2023-24, 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.

On completing the B.S. in Computer Engineering program, you can:

  • 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
$110Thousand
Estimated median annual wage for software developers, quality assurance analysts, and testers U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020
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.
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. 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.
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. Prerequisites: ENGR 202 and ENGR 225.
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. Prerequisite: SYEN 330 or CSCI 450; 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: Grade of C- or better in 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: Grade of C- or better in 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.
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 211.
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

Submit your application using the Regent University Online Application.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

Submit your unofficial high school or college transcripts to regent.edu/items.

Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email requesting authorization for Regent University to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution. International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES, AACRAO or NAFSA approved agency.

Step 3: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please submit a scanned copy or photograph of it to regent.edu/items.

Step 4: Submit Your FAFSA

Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at studentaid.gov Regent's school code is 030913.


Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu should you have any further questions about the application process.

Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Rate Per Year
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$9,49312 - 18$18,986
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$630Under 12$7,560
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$630Over 18$11,340
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$630N/A$1,890+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850

Housing Fees » | Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

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)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$9,04012 - 18$9,040
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$603Under 12$7,236
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$603Over 18$10,854
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$603N/A$1,809+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800 (Fall & Spring)
$650 (Summer)

Housing Fees » | Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

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 » | Cost of Attendance »

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.

“I easily passed the ITF+ and CompTIA A+ exams. My scores well exceeded the passing minimum, thanks to what I learned at Regent even before completing my degree!”

Jason Elliott, B.S. in Cybersecurity - Business Leadership & Management, 2022

“I knew Regent was a Christian university, but I wasn’t expecting the love of Christ to be so evident.”

Jonatas DaSilva, B.A., 2015 Cinema/TV

“Regent offered me ... a stepping stone towards academics, towards my future as a Christian leader to change the world, but perhaps more importantly, it gave me a community.”

Katherine Person, B.A., 2017 International Studies

“This scholarship has been a tremendous blessing to my family’s goal of allowing me to graduate without student debt. ”

Jared Esteban, B.A. in Cinema-Television, 2023 Scholarship Recipient