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Computer Engineering Gateway Requirements

Students Starting Higher Education Fall 2016 or Later:
Students are admitted to the computer engineering program only when they pass all five of the following Gateway courses: CMSC 201, MATH 151, PHYS 121, CMPE 212 with a grade of “B” or better and ENES 101 with a grade of “C” or better. Enrolling in a gateway course at UMBC or a Computer Engineering Department equivalent course at another institution is considered an attempt.

 

Students Starting Higher Education prior to Fall 2016:
Students are admitted to the computer engineering program only when they pass all five of the following Gateway courses: CMSC 201, CMPE 212, MATH 152, ENES 101, and PHYS 122 with a GPA of 3.00. CMPE 212 requires a grade of B or higher, and no grade lower than a C may be counted towards the remaining gateway courses. Enrolling in a gateway course at UMBC or a Computer Engineering Department equivalent course at another institution is considered an attempt.

 

Repeat policy
Computer Engineering  majors are permitted two attempts in courses required for the major. They are considered registered for a course if they are enrolled after the end of the schedule adjustment period. A course in which the student receives a grade of “W” (Withdraw) is counted as an attempt. Please note that you will not be permitted a third attempt in required courses taken at UMBC or another institution. Students who have more than two attempts in any course required to progress in the major will not be permitted to major in Computer Engineering.  This policy is applicable to transfer students.