Computer Engineering Major

Specialize in digital systems, operating systems, computer networks, software and hardware design.

Learn All Aspects of Computers in Parks College’s Computer Engineering Program


Computer engineering majors at Saint Louis University’s Parks College deal with all aspects of computer systems including design, construction and operation.  They can specialize in digital systems, operating systems, computer networks, software and hardware design.

The computer engineering degree at Parks College teaches students to learn the importance of both computer hardware as well as software, and how they function together in modern technology.

The Fundamentals - What’s Contained in the Computer Engineering Degree Coursework?

As a Computer Engineering student, you will study the fundamentals of computer system design involving both hardware and software disciplines. You will learn the fundamentals of operation and design of modern electronic marvels such as computers, integrated circuits, software design and even robotics.

As a graduate of SLU’s Parks College, you get more than technical knowledge. Graduates possess Jesuit-based values needed to be an effective leader. Students are prepared with the tools to push new frontiers of technology.

Laboratory Experience Paired with Design

Students pursuing a computer engineering degree are expected to spend a great deal of their time in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Classroom coursework and lectures are complemented with hands-on lab experience. Students begin conducting experiments in department laboratory facilities during their freshman year. 

Design experience is well-integrated throughout the four-year curriculum. During a student’s senior year they work as a team on a senior design project, which allows them to engage in valuable research and develop innovative concepts within the computer engineering field.

Research Opportunities in Computer Engineering

Our dedicated faculty are nationally recognized experts and are committed to the highest standards of teaching, research and student success. Students have the opportunity to work with faculty on research programs, enhancing their educational experience and preparing them for the industry. To gain further insight on our different research areas at Parks College, potential students are encouraged to review the following links:

  • Student Research - learn more about student research opportunities at Parks College
  • Faculty Publications - discover how our biomedical engineering faculty are adding their voices and expertise to related industries.

Attend Parks College for your Computer Engineering Degree

If you’re interested in pursuing a computer engineering major during your undergraduate education, apply online to SLU’s Parks College today.

Additional Resources from the Computer Engineering Program