Admissions

Declaring a Software Engineering Minor

Students requesting a software engineering minor must have completed CS 112 Introduction to Computer Programming (Mason Core) or CS 211 Object-Oriented Programming with a B or better.

Policies

General

Candidates for the minor in software engineering must complete 19 credits in software engineering with a minimum GPA of 2.00, 8 credits of which must be unique to the minor and not used for the major. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.

Grades

No more than 3 credits of D grades may be used to satisfy minor requirements.

Banner Code: SWE

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 19

Required Courses

CS 112Introduction to Computer Programming (Mason Core)4
CS 211Object-Oriented Programming3
CS 310Data Structures3
Select three from the following:9
Software Usability Analysis and Design
Software Engineering
Object-Oriented Software Design and Implementation
Design and Implementation of Software for the Web
Software Testing and Maintenance
Software Architectures
Total Credits19