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2015-2016 General Catalog 
2015-2016 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Software Engineering, MS

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The Software Engineering Science major, based on a curriculum from the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), is designed to teach principles in engineering, computer science, and information engineering. This degree may be a terminal degree for software engineering professionals or preparation for receipt of a Ph.D. in an advanced computing discipline.

Admission Requirements

A candidate must meet the university-level admission requirements for graduate school and have at least the equivalent of a minor in computer science or a related field.

Degree Requirements

The program requirements consist of course work and a master’s thesis. Students must:

  1. maintain a grade of 3.0 (out of 4.0) in all courses in the curriculum,
  2. select an area of research study, thesis advisor, and thesis committee during the second year of study,
  3. submit a thesis accepted by the thesis advisor and thesis committee, and
  4. complete 33 hours of classroom courses.

Year One

Year Two

Core Electives

An elective course must be a graduate-level CIS Department course that is not required by the degree program and does not have the CGS prefix.

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