The requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Computer Engineering are in strict conformity with the requirements of the Graduate School. Program requirements for the PhD in Computer Engineering are the same as those for the PhD in Electrical Engineering except that the major field is computer engineering. See general requirements for graduate degrees.
Screening and qualifying examinations are administered by the computer engineering faculty. Students should contact the Electrical Engineering Systems Department Office for further information.
A minimum of 60 units is required. Of these 60 units, a minimum of two courses must come from the Theory Area course list; at least one course must come from each of the Hardware, Software, and Systems Area course lists; one additional course must come from the Hardware, Software, and Systems Area course lists.