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A joint major in Computer Science and Engineering

  1. Jun 11, 2013 #1
    Hello, I'm about to be a Sophomore in Fall this year and current major is Software Engineering. My school offers a joint major in Computer Science and Engineering (as well as separate CS and Comp. Engr.). I'm looking into it as I don't want to be pigeon-holed as just a programmer but I'm not sure the joint major is a good idea. What would be the pros and cons of that degree? Will I better off pursuing just computer science or computer engineering? Thanks.
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  3. Jun 12, 2013 #2
    Computer Engineers mainly work on hardware and circuitry. Computer scientist mainly focus on software development
  4. Jun 12, 2013 #3
    I am trying to figure a similar question out myself. I am interested in integrated circuits and will probably end up getting a masters in computer engineering. I guess it depends if you want to work with purely software, purely hardware, or both.
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