Aug 09, 2020  
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

Minor: Computer Engineering

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Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 19

GPA requirements to earn minor: 2.0

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: No grades below C-.

Contact Information: Donald Hummels, Professor and Chair, 101 Barrows Hall, (207) 581 -2223,

PLEASE NOTE: This minor is not available to Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Engineering majors.

The Computer Engineering Minor is designed to provide engineering majors outside of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and students from other disciplines an introduction to the wide-ranging content of the computer engineering major. The minor consists of 13 credit hours of required courses and a minimum of six credit hours of ECE elective courses.

Examples of Optional Courses: (Six credit hours minimum)

 Generally any Computer focused 300 or 400 level ECE course counts as an optional course.

Note for Computer Science Majors

For students majoring in Computer Science:

  • ECE 177 can be substituted by COS 225 (Introduction to Object-Oriented Design, Programming and Data Structures) Credits: 4
  • ECE 271 can be substituted by COS 235 (Computer Architecture) Credits: 4
  • ECE 331 can be substituted by COS 331 (Operating Systems)  Credits: 3


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