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        Computer Engineering

        Develop and design new computer hardware and software components.

        Computer Science

        Develop an advanced understanding of computer system architecture, networking, and the software engineering process.

        Electrical Engineering

        Learn to design, develop, and test electrical systems and electrical systems components.

        Software Engineering

        Design, develop, test and evaluate software using mathematical and engineering principles.

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        Engineering and Computer Science Career Spotlight

        • Electrical Engineering
        • Computer Hardware Eng.
        • Computer Network Analysis
        • Computer Software Eng.

        Electrical Engineering

        Electrical engineering is the process of devising new electrical power systems or electrical components for a broad range of equipment and products, from toys to turbines.

        • Key Traits: Excellent mathematical skills, problem-solving skills, attention to detail.
        • Education Required: Bachelor’s degree (entry-level), master’s degree (advanced), doctoral degree (advanced or research).
        • Where Electrical Engineering Is Needed: Manufacturing and design firms, energy utilities companies.

        Projected Growth Through 2018**:
        2,700 new jobs, or 2% growth rate nation-widei

        **All job growth figures are estimates and based on national projections. Local markets will vary.

        The schools [or ‘universities, colleges, and institutions’] within the Career Education Corporation family do not guarantee employment or salary

        iBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Engineers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos027.htm (visited December 22, 2010).

        Computer Hardware Engineering

        Computer hardware engineering is responsible for designing and developing the physical components that make up computers, including circuit boards and computer chips, as well as peripheral equipment such as printers and keyboards.

        • Key Traits: Strong mathematical abilities, attention to detail, methodical working style.
        • Education Required: Bachelor’s degree (entry-level), master’s degree (advanced), doctoral degree (advanced or research).
        • Where Computer Hardware Engineering Is Needed: Manufacturing and design firms.

        Projected Growth Through 2018**:
        2,800 new jobs, or 4% growth rate nation-wideii

        **All job growth figures are estimates and based on national projections. Local markets will vary.

        iiBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Engineers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos027.htm (visited December 22, 2010).

        Computer Network Analysis

        From e-mail to voice mail, this field bears responsibility for designing, implementing, and testing computer networking and communications systems.

        • Key Traits: Mathematical/logical skills, analytical skills, methodical working style.
        • Education Required: Bachelor’s degree (entry-level), master’s degree (advanced).
        • Where Computer Network Analysis Is Needed: Public and private companies, institutions such as schools, universities, and hospitals, technology consultation or analysis firms.

        Projected Growth Through 2018**:
        155,800 new jobs, or 53% growth rate nation-wideiii

        **All job growth figures are estimates and based on national projections. Local markets will vary.

        iiiBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Computer Network, Systems, and Database Administrators, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos305.htm (visited December 22, 2010).

        Computer Software Engineering

        This field involves the design, programming, and testing of software programs and applications.

        • Key Traits: Mathematical/logical skills, problem-solving skills, project management skills.
        • Education Required: Bachelor’s degree (entry-level), master’s degree (advanced).
        • Where Computer Software Engineering Is Needed: Software development companies, technology consultation or analysis firms.

        Projected Growth Through 2018**:
        295,200 new jobs, or 32% growth rate nation-wideiv

        **All job growth figures are estimates and based on national projections. Local markets will vary.

        ivBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Computer Software Engineers and Computer Programmers , on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos303.htm (visited December 22, 2010).

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