B.S. Computer Engineering

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING (BSCpE)
ARTICLE III- AUTHORITY TO OPERATE

 

Section 2. All private higher education institution (PHEIs) intending to offer Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering must first secure proper authority from the Commission in accordance with existing rules and regulations. State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), and Local Colleges and Universities (LCUs) should likewise strictly adhere to the provisions in this policies and standards.

 

Section 3. Degree Name

The degree program herein shall be called BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING (BSCpE).

 

Section 4. Program Description

4.1 Objectives

4.1.1 General Objectives

To prepare the students for professional engineering career who will effectively meet the specific, technological and various needs of business, industries and communities in the global economy. Aside from their professional knowledge and skills, the graduates must also possess strong foundation in the physical and basic engineering science as well as in human relation to enable them to meet the challenges being brought about by the rapid technological development.

4.1.2 Specific Objectives

The graduates of the BSCpE program must be:

4.1.2.1 prepare to undertake research and development
4.1.2.2 able to conduct system analysis, perform system design and development and implement project                         management.
4.1.2.3 able to provide appropriate technical support
4.1.2.4 able to conduct personal development
4.1.2.5 able to engage in continuing professional development
4.1.2.6 able to engage in technopreneurship and practice professional ethics.

 

4.2 Program Outcomes

The BSCpE program must produce graduates possessing the following:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering science to
    the practice of computer engineering.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiment as well as analyze and interpret data.
  3. An ability to design a system to meet desired need.
  4. An ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve computer engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively in verbal and non-verbal communication.
  8. A broad education necessary to understand impact of engineering solutions in a global/societal context.
  9. An ability to engage in life-long learning and to keep current of development in a specific field of specialization.
  10. Knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use appropriate techniques, skills, and modern tools necessary for computer engineering practice to be locally and globally competitive.
  12. An ability to apply acquired computer engineering knowledge and skill for national development.

 

4.3 Field of Specification

The field of specification includes the following but not limited to:

4.3.1 Microelectronics
4.3.2 Embedded Systems
4.3.3 Software Development
4.3.4 System and Network Administration

 

4.4 Specific Professions/ Careers/ Occupations or trades that the graduates may go into

4.4.1 Project Engineering/ Manager
4.4.2 Network System Administration/ Manager
4.4.3 Data Communication Engineer
4.4.4 System Engineer/ Developer/ Manager
4.4.5 System Analyst/ Designer
4.4.6 Technical Support Engineer/ Manager
4.4.7 Quality Assurance Engineer/ Manager
4.4.8 Test Engineer
4.4.9 Technopreneur
4.4.10 Educator
4.4.11 Researcher

 

Section 5. Allied Program  

The BSCpE allied program are the following:

5.1 Electronics Communications Engineering/ Electronics Engineering
5.2 Electric engineering
5.3 Computer Science
5.4 Information Technology
5.5 Information System/ Information Management

These programs are those that may be considered as equivalent to the program for the purpose of determining qualifications of the faculty.

 

ARTICLE IV- COMPETENCY STANDARDS

 Section 6. This section defines the entry-level competency standards, knowledge, attitudes, values and skills               applicable to the BS Computer Engineering graduates, which are contained in ANNEX I of this  Memorandum.

 

ARTICLE V- CURRICULUM

 Section 7. Curriculum Description

7.1 The BS Computer Engineering program has a total of 210 credit units the program comprised of the general     education, technical courses, professional courses, allied courses, technical elective courses and on-the-job- training.
7.2 The general education- B courses are in accordance with the requirements of the CHED Memorandum Order No. 59, s. 1996- The New General Education Curriculum (GEC-B)
7.3  The technical courses comprised of the Mathematics with a total of 26 units, the Natural/Physical Science with a total of 12 units and the Basic Engineering with a total of 21 units.
7.4 There must be at least 23 professional course with a total of 70 units and 3 technical elective courses with a total   of 9 units.
7.5 There must be least 5 allied courses with a total of 19 units.

 

Section 8. Curriculum Outline

 

Classification/field/Course Minimum no. of hours/ week Minimum Credit Units
Lecture Lab  
TECHNICAL COURSES      
A. Mathematics      
 College Algebra 3 0 3
Advanced Algebra 2 0 2
Plane and Spherical Trigonometry 3 0 3
Analytic geometry 2 0 2
Solid mensuration 2 0 2
Differential Calculus 4 0 4
Integral calculus 4 0 4
Differential Equations 3 0 3
Probability and Statistics 3 0 3
Sub Total 26 0 26
B. Natural/Physical Science      
General Chemistry 3 3 4
Physic 1 3 3 4
Physic 2 3 3 4
Sub Total 9 9 12
C. Basic Engineering Sciences
Engineering Drawing 0 3 1
Computer Aided Drafting 0 3 1
Computer Fundamentals and Programming 0 6 2
Static of Rigid Bodies 3 0 3
Dynamics of  Rigid  Bodies 2 0 2
Mechanics of Deformable Bodies 3 0 3
Engineering Economy 3 0 3
Engineering Management 3 0 3
Environmental Engineering 2 0 2
Safety management 1 0 1
Sub Total 17 12 21
D. Allied Courses
Circuits 1 3 3 4
Circuits 2 3 3 4
Electronics Devices and Circuits 3 3 4
Electronics Circuits Analysis and design 3 3 4
Entrepreneurship 3 0 3
Sub Total 15 12 19
E. Professional Course
Advance Engineering Mathematics for CpE 3 0 3
Discrete math 3 0 3
Computer Engineering Draft and Design 0 3 1
Control System 3 3 4
Computer System Architecture 3 3 4
Computer System organization with Assembly language 3 3 4
Principle Of Communication 3 0 3
Data Communication 3 0 3
Computer networks 3 3 4
Data Structures and Algorithms Analysis 3 3 4
Operating System 3 3 4
System Analysis Design 2 3 3
Engineering ethics & Computer laws 2 0 2
Computer Hardware Fundamentals 0 3 1
Advanced logic Circuit 3 3 4
Logic Circuits Processing 3 3 4
Digital Signal Processing 3 3 4
Object Oriented Programming 2 3 3
Microprocessor System 3 3 4
Design project 1 (Methods of research) 2 0 2
Design project 2 (Project implementation) 0 6 2
Software Engineering 3 0 3
Seminars and Field trips 0 3 1
Sub Total 53 51 70
F. Technical Electives (Please refer to suggested Electives)      
Elective 1     3
Elective 2     3
Elective 3     3
Sub Total     9
On-The –Job-Training (OJT)   240
II. NON-TECHNICAL COURSES    
A. Social Sciences    
Social Science 1 3 0 3
Social Science 2 3 0 3
Social Science 3 3 0 3
Social Science 4 3 0 3
Sub Total 12 0 12
B. Humanities
Humanities 1 3 0 3
Humanities 2 3 0 3
Humanities 3 3 0 3
Sub Total 9 0 9
C. Languages
English 1 3 0 3
English 2 3 0 3
English 3 (Technical Communication) 3 0 3
Filipino 1 3 0 3
Filipino 2 3 0 3
Sub Total 15 0 15
D. Mandated Courses
Life and Works of Rizal 3 0 3
Sub Total 3 0 3
E. Physical Education
P.E 1 2
P.E 2 2
P.E 3 2
P.E 4 2
Sub Total     8
F. National Training Service Program
NSTP 1     3
NSTP 2     3
Sub Total     6
GRAND TOTAL 159 84 210
   Suggested Electives: Track 1: Embedded System
Embedded System 3 0 3
Microelectronics 3 0 3
Instrument and control 3 0 3
  Track 2: Microelectronics
IC Fabrication 3 0 3
Microelectronics 3 0 3
Test and Quality Assurance 3 0 3

 

                

                  Track 3: Information Technology

Online Technology 3 3 3
Management and Information System 3 3 3
Emerging Technology 3 0 2

 

                  Track 4: Software Development

Database Management System 2 3 3
Management and Information System 3 0 3
Project Management 3 0 3

 

SUMMARY

Classification/field/Course Total no. of hours/ week Minimum Credit Units
Lecture Lab  
I. TECHNICAL COURSES      
A. Mathematics 26 0 26
 B. Natural/ Physical/ Science 9 9 12
C. Basic Engineering Science 17 12 21
D. Allied Courses 15 12 19
E. Professional Course 53 51 70
F. Technical Electives 9
Sub-Total 120 84 157
II. NON-TECHNICAL      
A. Social Science 12 0 12
B. Humanities 9 0 9
C. Language 15 0 15
D. Life and Works of Rizal 3 0 3
Sub-Total 39 0 39
Total technical & Non-Technical Courses 159 84 196
Physical Education 8
NSTP 5
GRAND TOTAL (Including P.E and NSTP) 159 84 210

 

Section 9. Relation of the Courses to the program Outcomes

The relation of the identified courses in section 8 of study to the identified program outcomes in section 4-4.2 are contained in ANNEX II of this Memorandum.

 

Section 10. Sample/ Model Program of study

The institution may enrich the sample/ model program of study depending on the needs of the industry, provided that all prescribed courses required in the curriculum outline are offered and pre-requisite and co-requisite are observed.

 

FIRST YEAR

1st Year – First Semester

 

Courses No. of Hours Units Pre-requisites
Lec Lab
College Algebra 3 0 3 None
Plan and Spherical 3 0 3 None
General Chemistry 3 3 4 None
Engineering Drawing 0 3 1 None
English 1 3 0 3 None
Filipino 1 3 0 3 None
Humanities 1 3 0 3 None
Physical education 2 None
NSTP 1 3 None
TOTAL 18 6 25

 

1st Year – Second Semester

 

Courses No. of Hours Units Pre-requisites
Lec Lab
Advanced Algebra 2 0 2 College Algebra
Analytic Geometry 2 0 2 College Algebra, Plane and Spherical Trigonometry
Solid Mensuration 2 0 2 Plane and Spherical Trigonometry
Computer Hardware Fundamental 0 3 1 None
Physics 1 3 3 4 College Algebra, Plane Trigonometry
English 2 3 0 3 English 1
Filipino 2 3 0 3 Filipino 1
Physical education 2 2 P.E 1
NSTP 2 3 NSTP 1
TOTAL 15 6 22

 

SECOND YEAR

2nd  Year – First Semester

 

Courses No. of Hours Units Pre-requisites
Lec Lab
Discrete Math 3 0 3 College Algebra
Differential Calculus 4 0 4 Advanced Algebra, Analytic Geometry, Solid Mensuration
Computer Fundamental and programming 0 6 2 2nd Year Standing
Physics 2 3 3 4 Physics 1
English 3(Technical Communication) 3 0 3 English 2
Social Science 1 3 0 3 None
Physical Education 3 2 None
TOTAL 16 9 21

 

2nd Year – Second Semester

 

Courses No. of Hours Units Pre-requisites
Lec Lab
Probability  and Statistic 3 0 3 College Algebra
Data Structure and Algorithm Analysis 3 3 4 Computer Fundamental and Programming
Integral Calculus 4 0 2 Differential Calculus
Humanities 2 3 0 3 Humanities 1
Physical Education 4 0 2 None
Social Science 3 0 3 None
TOTAL 16 3 19

 

THIRD YEAR

3rd Year – First Semester

 

Courses No. of Hours Units Pre-requisites
Lec Lab
Computer Aided Drafting 0 3 1 3rd Year standing
Engineering Economy 3 0 3 3rd year standing
Circuits 1 3 3 4 Physics 2, Integral Calculus
Electronics Development and Circuits 3 3 4 Physics 2, Integral Calculus
Differential equations 3 0 3 Integral Calculus
Computer System Organization with Assembly Language 3 3 4 Data Structure and Algorithm Analysis
Statistic of Rigid Bodies 3 0 3 Physics 1, Integral Calculus
TOTAL 18 12 22

 

3rd Year – Second Semester

 

Courses No. of Hours Units Pre-requisites
Lec Lab
Mechanics of Deformable Bodies 3 0 3 Statistic Bodies
Electronics Circuits Analysis and Design 3 3 4 Electronic devices and circuits
Logic Circuits Switching Theory 3 3 4 Electronic devices and circuits
Circuits 2 3 3 4 Circuits 1
Advanced Engineering mathematics for CpE 3 0 3 Differential equation
Computer Engineering Drafting and Design 0 3 1 3rd year standing
Dynamics of Rigid Bodies 2 0 2 Statistic of Rigid Bodies
TOTAL 17 12 21

 

FOURTH YEAR

4th Year – First Semester

 

Courses No. of Hours Units Pre-requisites
Lec Lab
Engineering Management 3 0 3 3rd year standing
Environmental Engineering 2 0 2 General Chemistry
Safety Management 1 0 1 3rd year standing
Advanced Logic Circuits 3 3 4 Logic Circuit Switching Theory
Digital Processing 3 3 4 Advanced Engineering Mathematics for CpE
Principles of Communication 3 0 3 Circuit 2, Electronics Circuits Analysis and Design
Control Systems 3 3 4 Circuit 2, Electronics Circuits Analysis and Design
TOTAL 18 9 21

 

4th Year – First Semester

 

Courses No. of Hours Units Pre-requisites
Lec Lab
Operating System 3 3 4 Computer System Organization with Assembly language
Computer System Architecture 3 3 4 Computer System Organization with Assembly language, Advanced Logic Circuit
Data Communication 3 0 3 Principles of Communication
Microprocessor System 3 3 4 Logic Circuit Switching Theory, Computer System Organization with Assembly language
Social Science 3 3 0 3 None
Elective 1* 3 3 None
TOTAL 15 9 21

 

Fifth YEAR

5th Year – First Semester

 

Courses No. of Hours Units Pre-requisites
Lec Lab
Design project 1 (Methods of Research) 2 0 2 Microprocessor System
Computer Networks 3 3 4 Data Communication
Object Oriented Programming 2 3 3 Data Structure and Algorithms Analysis
Engineering Ethics & Computer laws 2 0 2 5th year standing
Software Engineering 3 0 3 Data Structure and Algorithms Analysis
Elective 2* 0 3 None
TOTAL 12 6 17

 

5th Year – First Semester

 

Courses No. of Hours Units Pre-requisites
Lec Lab
Design project 2 (Project Implementation) 0 6 2 Design Project 1
Entrepreneurship 3 0 3 5th year standing
System Analysis Design 2 3 3 Data Structure and Algorithms Analysis, Object Oriented programming
Seminars and Field Trips 0 3 1 5th year standing
Life and Work of Rizal 3 0 3 None
Humanities 3 3 0 3 None
Social Science 4 3 0 3 None
Elective 3* 3 None
TOTAL 114 12 21

 

Section 11. Thesis/ Research/ Project Requirements

Suggested topics maybe any of the following:

11.1 Application of the different field of specialization as listed in     section 4.3
11.2 Industry-based projects related to computer engineering fields.
11.3 Socio-economic projects related to computer engineering fields.

 

Section 12. On-The-Job-Training Practicum Requirements

12.1 The computer engineering practice (OJT) comprised of 240 hours and shall be taken:
12.1.1 upon completion of at least 75% of the total required units of the program.
12.1.2 during summer provided no academic subjects enrolled
12.1.3 during regular term provided that the maximum academic unit is 12
12.2 There shall be a qualified practicum coordinator designated to facilitate the placement of the students.
12.3 The Department Chair/Head/Practicum coordinator shall monitor the OJT in conformity with the course             objective.

 

ARTICLE VI-COURSE SPECIFICATION

Section13. The  course of specification for the BS Computer Engineering program are contained in ANNEX III of   this Memorandum. ANNEX IV shall contain the summary of the laboratory requirements.

 

ARTICLE VII – GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

 Section 14 The general requirements for the BS Computer Engineering Program are contained in “CMO 45, s.       2005 policies standards and Guidelines (PSG) for Engineering Education”  a separate  memorandum issued by the commission.

Compliance with the policies on the following is hereby required:

  1. Instructional Program Quality
  2. Research
  3. Community Involvement
  4. Administration and Support

 

ARTICLE VIII – TRANSITORY PROVISION

 Section 15 HEIs that have been granted permit or recognition for Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering        degree program are hereby given a non-extendable period of four (4) years from the date of effectively  and Colleges (SUCs) and Local Colleges and Universities (LGUs) shall all comply with the requirements herein set forth. Student currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering program  shall be allowed to graduate under the old curriculum. However, students enrolling for the above mentioned program beginning school year 2008-2009 shall be covered by the CMO.

 

ARTICLE IX- SANCTION

 Section 17 any provision of this Order, which may hereafter be held invalid, shall not effect the remaining                   provisions.

Section 18 All issuances, including but not limited to CMO No. 49, s. 1997. And CMO 34, s.  2001 and/or any         part  thereof inconsistent herewith, are deemed repealed or modified accordingly.

 

ARTICLE XI-EFFECTIVELY CLAUSE

 Section 19 This CMO shall take effect starting 1st semester of SY 2008-2009, after publication in an official gazette or in a newspaper of general circulation.

Section 20 An educational institution applying to offer the new BSCpE program shall likewise comply with the       provision of this CMO.

 

Pasig City, Philippines ___________________________________________________

For the Commission:

 

ROMULO L. NERI
Chairman

 

Professional Organizations Web Site
Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers, Inc. www.pice.org.ph
Philippine Society of Information Technology Educators Foundation, Inc. www.psite.ph
Institute of Computer Engineers of the Philippines, Inc. www.icpep.org.ph