Computer Hardware Engineering Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development, and evaluation of computer hardware and related peripheral equipment. Includes instruction in computer circuit and chip design, circuitry, computer systems design, computer equipment design, computer layout planning, testing procedures, and related computer theory and software topics. Is Computer Hardware Engineering the right major for you?
Take the MyMajors Quiz and find out if it fits one of your top recommended majors!

Computer Hardware Engineering Major

What Courses Do Computer Hardware Engineering Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Computer Hardware Engineering majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Programming
  • Mathematics

What other majors are related to Computer Hardware Engineering?