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.
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.
The program requirements consist of course work and a master’s thesis. Students must:
maintain a grade of 3.0 (out of 4.0) in all courses in the curriculum,
select an area of research study, thesis advisor, and thesis committee during the second year of study,
submit a thesis accepted by the thesis advisor and thesis committee, and