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2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Software Engineering, BS (43-646)

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Program Educational Objectives - Graduates with a Bachelor of Science degree in Software Engineering will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to create quality software in industry, government or academia appropriate to their levels of professional experience.
  • Be capable of gauging the impact of computing and engineering on society, and possess knowledge of the ethical, social and professional responsibilities of their work.
  • Have effective oral and written communication skills and demonstrate the ability to contribute effectively to the benefit of teams.
  • Continue to update their professional knowledge and skills to adapt to innovation and change, and be successful in their professional work and/or graduate studies.

Additionally, graduates with a Bachelor of Science degree in Software Engineering will demonstrate the following specific student

  • Identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  • Apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  • Function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  • Develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  • Acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Software Engineering, BS (43-646) (4 Year Guide)  

Major Requirements: 70 Semester Hours

Math and Science Electives: 14 Semester Hours

Minimum 8 credit hours science, from the following list, must be selected in the electives. Total math and science, from the following list, combined must be at least 14 credit hours.

General Education Requirements: 37-44 Semester Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major:

Free Electives: 6-13 Semester Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours

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