Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering prepares students with the knowledge and practical skills to function in entry-level positions within the profession. The degree program starts out with Computer Science courses as the foundation and then continues with a curriculum that concentrates specifically on Software Engineering for the higher-level courses. The curriculum emphasizes software requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing and deployment.
At its core, the program seeks to provide the knowledge and skills for multi-platform software development to include Desktop, Mobile and Web computing. The program is designed to foster innovation through the application of software engineering as a business problem-solving discipline.
The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives:
Note: All lower division major and general education courses must be successfully completed before upper division courses are undertaken.
To receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Software Engineering, students must earn 120.0 semester credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:
|Software Engineering Major Courses (45.0 credit hours)|
|Java Programming||4.0 credit hours|
|Python Programming||4.0 credit hours|
|C# (C Sharp) Programming||4.0 credit hours|
|Essentials of Networking||3.0 credit hours|
|Data Structures & Algorithms||4.0 credit hours|
|Software Engineering I||4.0 credit hours|
|Intro to Programming and Computer Architecture||3.0 credit hours|
|UX/UI Design||4.0 credit hours|
|Intro to Machine Learning||4.0 credit hours|
|Discrete Mathematics and Probability||4.0 credit hours|
|Web Development I||4.0 credit hours|
|Principals of Information Security||3.0 credit hours|
|General Education Courses (30.0 credit hours)|
|Credit hours in parentheses below indicate the required number of credits in each discipline.|
|Behavioral/Social Science (3.0 credit hours)|
|Introduction to Psychology||3.0 credit hours|
|Political Science||3.0 credit hours|
|Sociology||3.0 credit hours|
|Communications (3.0 credit hours)|
|Speech||3.0 credit hours|
|Computers (3.0 credit hours)|
|Introduction to Computers||3.0 credit hours|
|English (6.0 credit hours)|
|English Composition I||3.0 credit hours|
|English Composition II||3.0 credit hours|
|Humanities/Fine Arts (3.0 credit hours)|
|American Literature||3.0 credit hours|
|English Literature||3.0 credit hours|
|Mathematics (6.0 credit hours)|
|College Algebra||3.0 credit hours|
|Statistics||3.0 credit hours|
|Natural Sciences (6.0 credit hours)|
|General Biology||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Biology||3.0 credit hours|
|General Chemistry||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Chemistry||3.0 credit hours|
|General Physics I||3.0 credit hours|
|General Physics II||3.0 credit hours|
|Software Engineering Major Courses (39.0 credit hours)|
|Operating Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|Cross Platform Mobile Application Development||3.0 credit hours|
|iOS Development||3.0 credit hours|
|Android Development||3.0 credit hours|
|Software Engineering II||3.0 credit hours|
|Concepts of Programming Languages||3.0 credit hours|
|Database Management Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|Web Development II||3.0 credit hours|
|Compiler Construction||3.0 credit hours|
|Concepts of Parallel and Distributed Processing||3.0 credit hours|
|Project Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Cloud & Internet Computing||3.0 credit hours|
|Capstone Project||3.0 credit hours|
|Upper Division General Education Courses (6.0 credit hours)|
|Intermediate Statistics||3.0 credit hours|
|Professional Writing||3.0 credit hours|
|Critical Thinking||3.0 credit hours|
Credit hours in parentheses indicate the required number of credits in each discipline.
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