Online Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering

The online bachelor of science in software engineering degree at Arizona State University emphasizes flexibility in the context of project-driven engineering education, blending engineering, computing, project leadership and software construction.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 41

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

Details

ASU's bachelor of science in software engineering, offered online through the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, is a unique project-driven curriculum, establishing a new model for software engineering education. The built around the concepts of engaged learning, discovery-based education and learning-by-doing. As a student in this degree, you will complete projects in every semester of the program, to provide increased professional skills in communication, teamwork, critical thinking and professionalism.

Graduates of this program are qualified to design and engineer innovative systems that may include mechanical and electrical components that interact with software. The program prepares you to enter the computing profession (most commonly as an application software engineer) or for advanced study in computing or an allied field. Upon graduation, you may pursue software engineering jobs related to creating video games and web applications, embedded systems, developing distributed applications or working on data, network, security or computer system administration.

Featured Courses


SER 216: Software Enterprise: Personal Process and Quality


SER 315: Software Enterprise: Design and Process


SER 316: Software Enterprise: Construction and Transition


SER 416: Software Enterprise: Project and Process Management


SER 415: Software Enterprise: Inception and Elaboration (L)


SER 401: Computing Capstone Project I


SER 402: Computing Capstone Project II


CSE 110: Principles of Programming (CS)


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Computer Programmer


Growth: -7.2 %
Salary: $82,240

Computer Science Professor


Growth: 8.1 %
Salary: $78,630

Computer Software Quality Engineer


Growth: 9.3 %
Salary: $88,510

Information Technology Manager (IT Manager)


Growth: 12 %
Salary: $139,220

Software Developer


Growth: 11.1 %
Salary: $107,600

Software Engineer


Growth: 30.7 %
Salary: $101,790

Prestigious faculty

Of the 320+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.
  • More than 55 Young Investigator Awards received in the last 10 years.

Prestigious faculty

Of the 320+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.
  • More than 55 Young Investigator Awards received in the last 10 years.

Admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Top 25% of all accredited engineering programs in the nation

Each student is fully supported on their path to success in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. We have received peer-reviewed programmatic honors from the U.S. News & World Report and provide students with a rich learning environment.

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