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Computer hardware engineering?

  1. Dec 7, 2013 #1


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    Right now I'm applying to schools, and trying to decide what path I'm going to take.

    I think it would be very exciting to help develop newer, better, faster computer components. What major(s) should I be looking at? And what sort of classes are involved in that path?
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  3. Dec 7, 2013 #2


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    Electrical Engineering.
  4. Dec 8, 2013 #3


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    electrical or computer engineering.
    You will most likely want to take classes from both disciples. at most schools the two majors fall under the same department.

    classes include: digital logic, microprocessor design, real time control systems, semiconductor design, microelectronics, and then other basic EE courses.
    do you want more information or is this enough?
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