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Software Engineering Track

Objectives

The track is designed to prepare students to become software engineers who:

  • understand and can use the principles and techniques of software engineering essential for the design and development of large software products,

  • are familiar with and can effectively use a variety of tools for software analysis, design, testing, and maintenance, and

  • can effectively work in teams and communicate orally and in writing.

All CS core courses, all track requirements, and their pre-requisites, regardless of department, must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Required Courses (5)
Course Title
CS 30700 Software Engineering I

CS 35200

or

CS 35400

Compilers: Principles and Practice  

 

Operating Systems

CS 381 Introduction to the Analysis of Algorithms
CS 40800 Software Testing

CS40700

Software Engineering Senior Project

 

Electives (1)
Course Title
CS 34800 Information Systems
CS 35200 Compilers: Principles and Practice
CS 35300 Principles of Concurrency and Parallelism
CS 35400 Operating Systems
CS 37300 Data Mining and Machine Learning
CS 42200 Computer Networks
CS 42600 Computer Security
CS 44800 Introduction to Relational Database Systems
CS 45600 Programming Languages
CS 47300 Web Information Search And Management
CS 49000-DSO Distributed Systems
CS 48900 Embedded Systems

CS 49000-SWS

Software Security

CS 51000

Software Engineering

CS 59000-SRS

Software Reliability and Security

Note: Engineering Projects In Community Service (EPICS), Vertically-Integrated Projects (VIP), etc. can be used in place of the Software Engineering Senior Project if approved by Software Engineering Track Chair. EPICS must be EPCS 41100 and EPCS 41200 (Senior Design), not EPCS 40100 and EPCS 40200 (Senior Participation).

Note: No course can be counted both for required and elective credit. This is true for all tracks.

Last Updated: Aug 14, 2019 3:00 PM

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