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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.


  • 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)

CSSE 112Survey of Computer Science3
CSSE 240Data Structures and Algorithms4
CSSE 220Programming for Solving Problems4
CSSE 350Software Engineering3
MATH 370Discrete Mathematics3

Program director

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

Program Director, Software Engineering & Computer Information Systems