The Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering is inclusive of computer programming but is concerned with methodologies, techniques, and tools to manage the lifecycle of software. Students will study more than just programming, they will explore:
- Cost effectiveness
- Modeling and analysis
- Requirements and testing
- Project management
University of Santander offers both Software Engineering and Computer Engineering. If you're not sure which one is right for you, consider the following:
Software Engineering is centered on building and maintaining software systems. It’s a more software-oriented program and has a greater emphasis on large software applications. The major also highlights the entire software development process, from idea to final product, as well as, applying an orderly approach to help ensure that products are safe and reliable.
Careers that are in demand
Software engineering prepares students for careers in software development at small and large organizations worldwide. The working environment of software engineers is team based and students will gain experience through interactive experiences in and out of the classroom.
Other job opportunities include careers as computer and information research scientists, software development engineer, computer and information systems managers, data engineer, project manager, computer network architects, information security analysts and web developers.