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Computer Engineering 1+3 Agreement with MSU Bozeman

The 1+3 Agreement with articulated coursework in Engineering and General Education is designed for students interested in a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering at Montana State University.


Estimated Resident Program Cost*

Estimated costs are for the Great Falls College portion of this curriculum. Please contact the partnering school for information on the estimated cost of classes there.

Tuition and Fees $3,418
Application Fee $30
Lab Fees $85
Books/Supplies $644
Total $4,177

Year 1: Courses taken at GFC MSU

Many students need preliminary math, science, and writing courses before enrolling in the program requirements. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement before planning out their full program schedule.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
CHMY 141 College Chemistry I w/Lab **,+ 4
CSCI 100 Intro to Programming *,+ 3
M 171 Calculus I **,+ 4
WRIT 101 College Writing I **,+ 3
 Credits14
Spring
COMX 111 Intro to Public Speaking + 3
M 172 Calculus II *,+ 4
PHSX 220 Physics I w/Lab **,+ 4
University Core not previously take-- Art (IA and RA), Humanities (IH and RH), Social Science (IS and SN), or Diversity (D) Options listed on MUS core page 3
 Credits14
 Total Credits28

 Years 2-4: Outline for Completion of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering Degree at Montana State University

The following courses would be taken at MSU in Bozeman after transferring with Year 1 coursework from Great Falls College. These courses are all required for degree completion; the course sequencing indicated below is a general guide on when they can be taken.

Year 2 - Fall Semester
EELE 101Intro to Electrical Fundamentals3
EELE 261Intro to Logic Circuits4
M 274Intro to Differential Equations *4
PHSX 222Physics II *4
Subtotal15
Year 2 - Spring Semester
EELE 201Circuits I for Engineering *4
EGEN 350Applied Engr Data Analysis2
M 273QMultivariable Calculus *4
University Core not previously taken -- Art (IA and RA), Humanities (IH and RH), Social Science (IS and SN), or Diversity (D) Options listed above6
Subtotal16
Year 2 - Summer Semester
EELE 203Circuits II for Engineering *4
Subtotal4
Year 3 - Fall Semester
EELE 308Signals and Systems Analysis *3
EELE 317Electronics4
CSCI 246Discrete Structures3
EELE 371Microprocessor HW and SW Systems4
University Core (Art, Humanities, Social Science, or Diversity)3
Subtotal17
Year 3 - Spring Semester
EELE 367Logic Design4
EELE 465Microcontroller Applications4
EGEN 310RMultidisc Engineering Design *3
EELE 321Introduction to Feedback Controls3
University Core (Art, Humanities, Social Science, or Diversity)3
Subtotal17
Year 4 - Fall Semester
EELE 334Electromagnetic Theory I3
EELE 467System on a Chip, FGPA I4
EELE 488RElectrical Engineering Design I2
EELE/CSCI Elective Courses +6
Subtotal15
Year 4 - Spring Semester
EELE 468System on a Chip, FPGA II4
EELE 487Professional Ethics and Engineering Practices1
EGEN 488FE Exam0
EELE 489Electrical Engineering Design II3
EELE/CSCI Elective Courses +6
Subtotal14

Electives must include: 12 credits of approved professional electives, of which 6 credits must be CSCI courses, and at least 4 credits must be at the 300 level or above.

A minimum of 126 credits is required for graduation; 42 of those credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above.