No Introductory Course may be substituted for any other course at any level.
Introductory courses may be waived for any of the following conditions based on faculty review:
- The student has the appropriate course work to satisfy an Introductory Course based on an official transcript review by faculty and successful grades, typically B or better.
- The student has appropriate and verified professional experience to satisfy an Introductory Course which is demonstrated through successful completion of a GAE exam.
- If a Graduate Assessment Examination (GAE) is available for the Introductory Courses, upon successfully completion of a GAE, a waiver will be issued.
|SE 430 |
SE 477 |
Major Elective Courses
SE courses in the 421-699 range and courses from the list below qualify as Major Elective Courses. Students must take
16 credit hours from major elective courses.
- Software Development
- Software Architecture
|SE 480 |
- Computer Security
- Data Science
- Distributed Systems
- Project Management
- User Centered Development
- Programming Languages and Compiler
- Gaming and Entertainment Technology
- Software Engineering Research
SE 695 Master's Research (4 credits) AND
SE 696 Master's Project (4 credits)
SE 695 Master's Research (8 credits) AND
SE 698 Master's Thesis (0 credits)
The Master's Project or Thesis must represent an original contribution to the area, and may include system development, empirical studies, or theoretical work. The scope and the details of the research project will be determined by the research supervisor, and must be approved by the student's academic advisor. Information and requirements for students pursuing the thesis option can be found at the
SoC Master's Thesis Guideline page.
CDM Open Electives
Students must complete
4 credit hours from CDM Open Elective Course. Any
CSEC, CSC, ECT, GAM, GPH, HCI, HIT, IS, IT, NET, PM, or SE course in the 421-699 range qualifies. Credit for courses taken outside of the school will only be given if approved by a faculty advisor.
Students must complete the following course.
Software Engineering Studio Substitution Policy