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What's the difference between Computer Science and Computer Engineering?

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Ritchie School Communications Team

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Have you wondered what's the difference between computer science and computer engineering? 

We asked Assistant Professor Kerstin Haring, PhD, from the Department of Computer Science and Teaching Assistant Professor Goncalo Martins, PhD, from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering the differences between these two fields. Haring and Martins discussed what's unique to their field, as well as what options are available to students who might be considering switching their major. 

Visit here for more information about computer science and here for computer engineering.