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A software engineering minor will enhance your career opportunities with computer-related skills and knowledge. Foundational computer science courses are supplemented with opportunities to study application and software development. This minor complements a variety of majors, especially art, business, communication, mathematics, and sciences.

Highlights

  • Develop creative and critical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Acquire a strong foundation in computing that will translate to any occupation
  • Learn via authentic project experiences

Career opportunities

Modern careers have become increasingly reliant on computer technologies. As a professional with a minor in software engineering, you will possess the skills associated with computing and programming and will be able to utilize these technologies effectively to help organizations meet their goals.

Course listing

Required Courses (18 Units)

CodeTitleUnits
CSSE 112Survey of Computer Science3
CSSE 220Object-Oriented Programming3
CSSE 240Data Structures & Algorithms3
CSSE 350Software Engineering3
MATH 370Discrete Mathematics3

Select 3 additional units of upper-division software engineering.

Program director

Simon Sultana, Ph. D.
Simon Sultana, Ph.D.

Software Engineering and Computer Information Systems Program Director