The Undergraduate Computer Engineering Program


To declare a CE Major, you need to submit the CE Major Application.

Why should I become a Computer Engineering major?

Computer Engineering offers a lot of flexibility. It is an academic program shared between the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and the School of Computing. As a result, students have the opportunity to take classes from either department. Can’t decide between EE and CS? Join us!

Computer Engineers are in demand. It is a valuable thing to understand both the hardware and the software aspect of computing. Many job opportunities are available to Computer Engineers.

What types of things can Computer Engineers do?

Computer Engineers have a wide variety of opportunities available to them. Computer Engineers can do everything from writing operating systems software to designing the next generation microprocessor.

If the standard engineering route isn’t appealing to you, Computer Engineers can also work in management or technical sales postions.

Who can I contact for more information?

Arlene Padilla Arenaz
Phone: (801) 581-4657

Arlene is an adviser in the ECE Department and can answer questions about admissions and course requirements as well as questions about transferring classes to the University of Utah.

CE SAC – Computer Engineering Student Advisory Committee
Email: cesac ‘at’

Members of the CE SAC can help answer any questions you have about future job opportunities, the atmosphere of the program, or generally what it is like to be a student at the University of Utah.