The Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering degree prepares students for a software engineering positions in industries ranging from aerospace to video game development.
With real-world, hands-on projects like flight control for autonomous aircraft or power control in a hybrid automobile, this program gives students a chance to develop the knowledge and skills they need to create, test, and evaluate software applications and systems. They also gain a clear understanding of network integrity and learn about the technical aspects of cyber security to keep those systems safe.
The Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering degree is housed in the Department of Computer, Electrical, and Software Engineering in the College of Engineering.
The Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering degree can be earned in eight semesters assuming appropriate background and full-time enrollment. Successful completion of a minimum of 128 credit hours is required. Students entering this program should have demonstrated a competence in mathematics and science (preferably physics). They should be prepared to enter Calculus I, having demonstrated proficiency in algebra and trigonometry. Students can prepare for this program by taking MA 140, College Algebra, and MA 142, Trigonometry, prior to taking MA 241. For those students who have not taken physics in high school, it is recommended that PS 113, Technical Physics I, be taken prior to PS 150. The Software Engineering program is designed to prepare students to work as part of a team on the development of software systems. Software engineering concepts, methods, and techniques are integrated through the curriculum. The curriculum includes courses in general education, math and science, and computing. The latter is divided into computing fundamentals, advanced concepts, applied computing, and software engineering. In addition, a student can acquire a minor or a concentration in a domain area of interest.
Students should be aware that several courses in each academic year may have prerequisites and/or corequisites. Check the course description section of this catalog before registering for classes to ensure requisite sequencing. The B.S. degree requires that students have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all CEC, EE, SE, CS, and EGR courses that fulfill any degree requirement.
|Lower-Level Humanities -OR- Social Sciences *||3|
|CEC 220||Digital Circuit Design||3|
|CEC 222||Digital Circuit Design Laboratory||1|
|COM 122||English Composition||3|
|EGR 101||Introduction to Engineering||2|
|EGR 115||Introduction to Computing for Engineers||3|
|HU 14X Lower-Level Humanities||3|
|MA 241||Calculus and Analytical Geometry I||4|
|MA 242||Calculus and Analytical Geometry II||4|
|PS 150||Physics for Engineers I||3|
|UNIV 101 College Success ***||(1)|
|CEC 320||Microprocessor Systems||3|
|CEC 322||Microprocessor Systems Laboratory||1|
|COM 221||Technical Report Writing||3|
|CS 125||Computer Science I||4|
|CS 225||Computer Science II||4|
|MA 225||Introduction to Discrete Structures||3|
|MA 243||Calculus and Analytical Geometry III||4|
|MA 345||Differential Equations and Matrix Methods||4|
|PS 160||Physics for Engineers II||3|
|PS 250||Physics for Engineers III||3|
|PS 253||Physics Laboratory for Engineers||1|
|CEC 470||Computer Architecture||3|
|CS 315||Data Structures and Analysis of Algorithms||3|
|CS 317||Files and Database Systems||3|
|CS 332||Organization of Programming Languages||3|
|CS 420||Operating Systems||3|
|MA 412||Probability and Statistics||3|
|SE 300||Software Engineering Practices||3|
|SE 310||Analysis and Design of Software Systems||3|
|SE 320||Software Construction||3|
|SE 420||Software Quality Assurance||3|
|Technical Elective **||3|
|CEC 450||Real-Time Systems||3|
|SE 410||Software Modeling||3|
|SE 450||Software Team Project I||3|
|SE 451||Software Team Project II||3|
|HU 330||Values and Ethics||3|
|EC 225||Engineering Economics||3|
|Technical Elective **||6|
Embry-Riddle courses in the General Education categories of Humanities and Social Sciences may be chosen from those listed below, assuming prerequisite requirements are met. Courses from other institutions are acceptable if they fall into these broad categories and are at the level specified above in the Software Engineering vertical outline.
Technical electives include any AE, CE, CS, EE, ES, MA, or PS course
UNIV 101 is taken in excess of degree requirements or meets open elective credit.
Any course in the HU/L series under 300 level
Any EC/SIS/SS/PSY/RS course under 300 level
Students in the SE program are required to have a C or better in the following prerequisite courses before taking the follow-on courses: CEC 220, CEC 320, CS 125, CS 315, CS 317, CS 420, MA 225, SE 300, SE 310, SE 320, and SE 450.
B.S. in Computer Engineering
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering provides the student with the opportunity to acquire a broad background in computing, programming languages, circuit theory, computer design, telecommunication systems, embedded control systems, real-time systems, and software engineering.
B.S. in Cyber Intelligence and Security
The Cyber Intelligence and Security degree program, offered by the College of Security and Intelligence, is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills essential for entry into operations and management careers in cybersecurity, cyberanalytics, and security.