Jun 29, 2022  
2021-2022 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 SDSM&T Academic Catalog

Computer Engineering, BS


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CSE Contact Information

Jeff McGough, Department Head 
Computer Science and Engineering 
(605) 394-2722
Email:  jeff.mcgough@sdsmt.edu
Department Webpage: https://www.sdsmt.edu/cse/

Computer Engineering (BS) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org

CENG Flowchart  

Computer Engineering Curriculum/Checklist


For the bachelor of science in Computer Engineering, a student must:

  1. Take all of the courses listed in the Computer Engineering curriculum checklist;
  2. Have a departmental grade point average of at least 2.00 in all CENG/CSC/EE courses 300 level or higher.
  3. All baccalaureate degrees must satisfy the general education requirements mandated by the Board of Regents. Please see the General Education Requirements in this catalog.
  4. Course requirements for the program also include the total number of credits per course. Any student that has an approved course for transfer will fulfill the course requirement, but if the transferred course does not meet the total credit hour requirement then the program committee will decide on the proper accommodation for meeting the total credit hour requirement. Students should consult with their advisor to get clarification on the necessary accommodation.

Students are responsible for checking with their advisors for any program modifications that may occur after the publication of this catalog.

Freshman Year


First Semester


Total: 15

Second Semester


Total: 17

Sophomore Year


Total: 18

Total: 16

Junior Year


Total: 16

Second Semester


Total: 17

Senior Year


First Semester


Total: 17

Second Semester


  • Credits: (0-2) 2
  • CENG Senior Elective(s)  Credits: 6 3
  • Free Elective Credits: 3
  • General Education Goal 3 or 4 Elective(s) Credits: 31
Total: 14

130 credits required for graduation


Curriculum Notes


1 Fulfills General Education requirement. Students should consult the “General Education Requirements ” section of this catalog for a complete listing of all general education requirements.

2 Must have a “C” or higher to move to the proceeding course.

CENG Senior Electives


Any regular CENG, CSC, or EE 4xx/5xx course may be used toward the CENG senior electives requirement with the exceptions of CENG 464 /CSC 464 /EE 464 , CENG 465 /CSC 465 /EE 465 , and CENG 448/448L/548/548L .  A maximum of four (4) credits of CENG/CSC/EE 491, CENG/CSC/EE 492, and/or CENG/CSC/EE 498 may be used toward the CENG senior electives requirement if a written request presented by the student is approved by the CSE faculty. The student request must justify that the CENG design requirement is met.  Additional courses approved toward the CENG senior electives requirement are listed below.

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