Computer Engineering Technology

The Computer Engineering Technology Curriculum provides the skills required to install, service, and maintain computers, peripherals, networks, and microprocessor and computer controlled equipment. It includes training in both hardware and software, emphasizing operating systems concepts to provide a unified view of computer systems.

Coursework includes mathematics, electronics, digital circuits, and programming, with emphasis on the operation, use, and interfacing of memory and devices to the CPU. Additional topics may include communications, networks, operating systems, programming languages, Internet configuration and design, and industrial applications.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in electronics technology, computer service, computer networks, server maintenance, programming, and other areas requiring a knowledge of electronic and computer systems. Graduates may also qualify for certification in electronics, computers, or networks.

Estimated Program Expenses

ITEM IN-STATE COST OUT-OF-STATE COST
Tuition* $5,016.00-5,244.00 $17,688.00-$18,492.00
Student Activity Fee $175.00 $175.00
Technology Fee $240.00 $240.00
General Education Course fees $0-100.00 $0-100.00
Additional Program fees $120.00 $120.00
Textbooks $500.00-750.00 $500.00-750.00

*Program credit hours: 66-69 – $76.00 per credit hour in-state tuition, $268.00 per credit hour out-of-state tuition. Tuition is determined by concentration selected.

Contact Information

Rick Hooker, Professor
Coordinator, Networking
Coordinator, Security
242 Little Hall
910.695.3791
hookerr@sandhills.edu

Paul Steel, Professor
Coordinator, Hardware and Software Support
Coordinator, Medical Equipment Support
213 Little Hall
910.695.3815
steelp@sandhills.edu