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Campus: West Virginia University / Morgantown
College/School: Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
Area of Emphasis: Cybersecurity
Pathway: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

Our program provides a particularly strong emphasis on real-time and embedded systems. You’ll also have unique opportunities to participate in national student competitions against other universities.

Academics

Fall
  • MATH 155 Calculus 1 Exclamation Point
    4
  • ENGR 101 Engineering Problem Solving 1 Exclamation Point
    2
  • ENGR 199 Orientation to Engineering
    1
  • CHEM 115 Fundamentals of Chemistry Exclamation Point
    4
  • ENGL 101 Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric Exclamation Point
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
17
Spring
  • MATH 156 Calculus 2 Exclamation Point
    4
  • ENGR 102 Engineering Problem-Solving 2 Exclamation Point
    3
  • PHYS 111 General Physics Exclamation Point A C in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    4
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
17
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Complete the Campus Read
  • Visit each of your instructors during office hours
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Spend 100 hours at student success centers
  • New international students: Find a mentor who is an upperclassman

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your first year you should:

  • Attend Monday Night Lights
  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Consult Student Legal Services for advice on what to look for in an off-campus housing contract
  • Attend an alcohol-free event
  • Attend a football game

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your first year you should:

  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Attend the study abroad fair
  • Apply to be a Resident Assistant
  • Join a student organization
  • Complete a financial management skill development opportunity in student organizations

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your first year you should:

  • Determine your top five values at a Value Sort Workshop
  • Participate in liveWELL programs
  • Exercise daily
  • Join an intramural team
  • Complete AlcoholEdu Part 2

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your first year you should:

  • Get a job on campus at the residence hall desk or a dining hall
  • Complete the financial literacy course
  • Take a writing or communications class
  • Attend a resume writing class
  • Submit your resume to Career Services

Academics

Fall
  • CPE 271 Introduction to Digital Logic Design Exclamation Point An A in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • CPE 272 Digital Logic Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • EE 221 Introduction to Electrical Engineering Exclamation Point A B in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • EE 222 Introduction to Electrical Engineering Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • MATH 251 Multivariable Calculus Exclamation Point
    4
  • PHYS 112 General Physics Exclamation Point
    4
16
Spring
  • CS 110 Introduction to Computer Science Exclamation Point An A in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    4
  • EE 223 Electrical Circuits Exclamation Point
    3
  • EE 224 Electrical Circuits Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • EE 251 Digital Electronics Exclamation Point
    3
  • EE 252 Digital Electronics Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • ENGL 102 Composition, Rhetoric, and Research Exclamation Point
    3
  • MATH 261 Elementary Differential Equations Exclamation Point A C in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    4
19
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying
  • Find a faculty mentor
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Attend dinner presentations at the Faculty Dinner Series

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your second year you should:

  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Take a hike, bike or go rock climbing at Coopers Rock State Forest
  • Attend a sporting event that you have never seen before
  • Find the mice in Stewart Hall
  • Go on one of the break trips through the Outdoor Rec Center

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your second year you should:

  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization
  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM
  • Join a student organization
  • Complete a financial management skill development opportunity in student organizations
  • Participate in an alternative spring break

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your second year you should:

  • Rent a bike and go for a ride on the rail trail
  • Use your resources: learn about all your health-related needs at well.wvu.edu
  • Stay active with moveWELL, the Student Rec Center and Outdoor Rec Center
  • Take Enhancing Well-being academic course
  • Take a fitness class at the Rec Center

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your second year you should:

  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Join a club sport team
  • Internship (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Attend the Sophomore/Junior Fair during your fall semester to explore studying abroad, internships, career choices and more
  • Meet with a career professional to make sure you are on track professionally

Academics

Fall
  • CPE 310 Microprocessor Systems Exclamation Point
    3
  • CPE 311 Microprocessor Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • CS 111 Introduction to Data Structures Exclamation Point A C in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    4
  • EE 327 Signals and Systems 1 Exclamation Point
    3
  • EE 355 Analog Electronics Exclamation Point
    3
  • EE 356 Analog Electronics Laboratory Exclamation Point A C in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    1
  • MATH 375 Applied Modern Algebra Exclamation Point
    3
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Spring
  • CPE 312 Microcomputer Structures and Interfacing Exclamation Point A C in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • CPE 313 Microcomputer Structures and Interfacing Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • CS 230 Introduction to Software Engineering Exclamation Point
    4
  • CS 350 Computer System Concepts Exclamation Point
    3
  • ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics Exclamation Point An A in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • STAT 215 Introduction to Probability and Statistics Exclamation Point
    3
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Check all of your degree requirements
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your third year you should:

  • Attend a sporting event that you have never seen before
  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Attend a football game
  • Attend a student or faculty performance at the Creative Arts Center
  • Visit the Core Arboretum

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your third year you should:

  • Post a picture of you in another country in WVU gear
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in Greek Life
  • Reach out and volunteer in the Morgantown community
  • Attend a multicultural, international or diversity program
  • Create a culture of well-being with a WELLWVU academic internship

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your third year you should:

  • Become a Student Wellness Ambassador Leader
  • Attend a WELLWVU Try It event
  • Make a healthy smoothie with the Student Wellness Ambassador Team
  • Become an Alcohol Literacy trainer and educate peers about the real effects of drinking alcohol
  • Use your resources: learn about all your health-related needs at well.wvu.edu

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your third year you should:

  • Undergraduate research (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)
  • Sign up for an internship interview
  • Service learning (complete 30 hours per semester and one major experience outside the classroom)

Academics

Fall
  • CPE 480 Senior Design Seminar Exclamation Point
    2
  • CS 450 Operating Systems Structures Exclamation Point
    3
  • ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics Exclamation Point
    3
  • Free Elective
    3
  • Technical Elective
    3
14
Spring
  • CPE 481 Senior Design Project
    3
  • Engineering Science Elective
    3
  • CPE Technical Elective
    3
  • Technical Elective
    3
12
Exclamation Point Critical Course A Icon B Icon C Icon Success marker (try to get the grade indicated)

This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar
  • Complete the Campus Read
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students
  • Join The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM staff to learn how to publish a newspaper, write articles, create radio shows, and report news and sports

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Sit in the Senior Spirit Section (Section 121) at the home football games
  • Attend a football game
  • Take a picture in front of Woodburn Hall with your graduation attire
  • Attend WVUp All Night

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your fourth year you should:

  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in student organizations
  • Participate in the Friends of International Students Program
  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Join a student organization

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your fourth year you should:

  • Take an academic yoga class in the Health and Education Building
  • Complete a WELLGO calendar (wellgo.wvu.edu)
  • Use the WELLWVU HeartMath Lab
  • Exercise daily
  • Become a leadWELL Trainer

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your fourth year you should:

  • Participate in a practice job interview session
  • Attend a career fair
  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)
  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Sign up for an interview

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