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Computer science or computer engineering major?

im trying to decide between computer science and computer engineering. i would like a job in computers but not sure which one is the right one for me. most will say the difference is computer engineering is hardware and computer science is software but if so why is computer engineering both EE + CS if its harware (EE) . tell me what both would do in terms of careers, give me example please. tell me which would pay more and why, not that im going to pick it cuz of the pay but just a quistion. thank u

Asked By: - 7/18/2011
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I was confused by this as well when I was choosing in between EE, CS, and CE(aka CSE, ECE). As i have taken classes in CE I have come to understand that when they say it focuses on hardware yes it does mean designing actual computing hardware BUT it also means designing software for tangible, or physical systems..."... More
Answered By: Embedded man - 7/19/2011
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Well to answer your question computer engineering (more commonly known as computer systems engineering) consist of hardware design, electronic engineering as well as software design. Computer engineers are involved in many hardware and software aspects of computing, from the design of individual microprocessors... More
Answered By: Shane S - 7/18/2011
 
You'll need computer science at first and all of the times. Because it is the description on the applications of computer engineering. And then computer engineering is required for real life applications. Now you know which one is major
Answered By: Ahnaf Tahmid - 7/18/2011
 
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