Degree Requirements

The Diploma in Computer Engineering Technology (CET) degree requires a minimum total of a 65 credit hours and a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.00.

  • Technology Core Requirements (38- 39 credit hours):
    • Engineering Technology Fundamentals (2-3 credits)
      (3) CPET 190, or
      (2) ET 131
    • Linear Circuits Analysis (8 credits)
      (4) CPET 101, or
      (3) ECET 201 and (1) ECET 200, and
      (4) ECET 152, or
      (3) ECET 202 and (1) ECET 203
    • Digital Logic Circuits (8 credits)
      (4) ECET 111, and (4) ECET 146
    • Electronics Circuits Analysis (4 credits)
      (4) ECET 204, or
      (3) ECET 255 and (1) ECET 208
    • Microprocessor Systems and Interfacing (4 credits)
      (4) ECET 205,
    • Computer Programming Fundamentals (3 credits)
      (3) ECET 264,
    • Computer Communication Networks (3 credits)
      (3) CPET 281,
    • Operating Systems Fundamentals (3 credits)
      (3) CPET 181
    • Engineering Technology Project (3 credits)
      (3) ECET 296,
  • Math and Science Requirements (12-13 credit hours):
    • Quantitative Reasoning (8-9 credit hours):
      (5) MA 159, (4) MA 227
      or
      (0) MA 160, (4) MA 165 (4) MA 166
    • Scientific Ways of Knowing (4 credit hours):
      (4) PHYS 218
  • Liberal Arts Requirements (13-15 credit hours):
    • English Language and Communication Skills (9-10 credit hours):
      (3) ENGL 100, (3) COM 114, and
      (3) ENGL 106, or (4) ENGL 107
    • General Education Requirement (GEE) (4 -5 credit hours):
      Students must satisfy the requirements of the General Education as per the following conditions:

      1. Courses must be drawn from the Liberal Arts Department and from the General Education areas below (refer to the Liberal Arts Department section in the ACM Course Catalogue).
      2. The General Education areas are defined as follows:
        1. English Language and Communications Skills
        2. Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing
        3. Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing
        4. Interdisciplinary Ways of Knowing
      3. Courses may also be drawn from math, science, and professional elective courses as offered by ACM and with the Dean’s permission.
      4. Courses that are already required under a category other than General Education Elective, cannot be considered as a GEE course.
      5. ACM has the right to advise a student on a specific course under the GEE category.