Software Engineering Minor

Why a Minor in Software Engineering?

Have a major impact on the world by minoring in Software Engineering. A minor in Software Engineering can dramatically expand your career opportunities.  A recent CareerCast.com article ranked Software Engineering as the number one best job based on factors like starting income level, job outlook and stress levels.

With a minor in Software Engineering you can combine your subject matter expertise from your major with the skills and knowledge of software development and have a dynamic combination, opening more doors and making you more competitive in the job market.

Program Enrollment and Degree Data

Software Engineering Minor Requirements (20 units)

EGR221 Data Structures
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Develops discipline in program design, style, debugging, testing. Examines linked data structures, trees, introduction to graphs, and recursion. Prerequisite: CIS268 or EGR 121. (3 units; Fall)

EGR221-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2017 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 100K
EGR221-B
Xu, Xuping
01/11/2017 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 110D

EGR222 Software Engineering
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Overview of the software development process. Includes requirements, design, construction, and testing of software. Software project planning. Analysis, architecture, and design of software systems using UML. Evaluating designs. Implementing designs using appropriate data structures, frameworks, and APIs. Prerequisite: CIS 268 or EGR 121. (3 units; Fall)

EGR222-A
Han, Mi_Kyung
09/06/2016 M 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM BUS 215A

EGR325 Database Systems
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Overview of current database technologies with an emphasis on relational database technology. Introduction to database design, entity relationship diagraming, structured query language, and stored procedures. Prerequisite: EGR 222. (3 units; Spring)

EGR325-A
Kolta, Michael J.
01/11/2017 T 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS 215E

EGR327 Software Construction
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Coverage of software construction fundamentals including minimizing complexity, anticipating change, and constructing for verification. Discussion will include best practices like patterns, object orientated programming and agility. Management of the construction process and accounting for practical considerations will also be examined. Prerequisites: EGR 221 and 222. (3 units; Fall)

EGR327-A
Im, Kyungsoo
09/06/2016 M 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 130H

EGR491 Research Project
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This special registration permits the completion of upper division degree requirements for transfer or other students, program requirement changes, or other special circumstances in which students have partial but not full credit toward a specific degree requirement. It also provides the opportunity for recognition of supervised academic experiences that are not included in traditional curriculum. Registration requires approval by the dean and sponsoring faculty member. The determination of degree credits is at the time of registration. Prerequisite: EGR 101 and Permission of the Dean. (1-3 units; Fall)

EGR491-D
Perkins, Arlene Louise
09/06/2016 - BUS OFFC
EGR491-C
Perkins, Arlene Louise
09/06/2016 - BUS OFFC
EGR491-E
Oyanader, Mario A.
09/06/2016 - BUS OFFC
EGR491-A
Zhao, Xueyan
09/06/2016 T 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM BUS B28A
EGR491-B
Zhao, Xueyan
09/06/2016 W 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM BUS B28A

Choice of one of the following:

EGR423 Mobile Applications Development
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Investigation of mobile operating systems and associated software development environments. Consideration of unique constraints and techniques for creating software designed for mobile devices. Design and development of a mobile application. Prerequisite: EGR 327. (3 units; Fall)

EGR423-A
Kolta, Michael J.
09/06/2016 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 215A

EGR424 Web Applications Development
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The design and development of data driven web applications. The integration and exploitation of HTML, JavaScript, server-side programming languages and database technology. Prerequisite: EGR 325. (3 units; Spring)

EGR424-A
Han, Mi_Kyung
01/11/2017 M 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM BUS 100J

EGR425 Real Time & Embedded Development
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Focus on Programming real-time applications on an embedded platform running a real-time operating system (RTOS). Consideration will be given to cross-compiled software development, embedded system debugging, multitasking, real-time scheduling, inter-task communication, software design for deterministic execution time, software performance analysis and optimization, device drivers. Prerequisites: EGR 222 and 327. (3 units; Spring)

EGR425-A
Im, Kyungsoo
01/11/2017 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 215E

Plus one three-unit upper division software engineering course.

NOTE: EGR 121, CIS 268 or instructor approval required for enrollment in EGR 221.

NOTE: Two units for EGR 491 required for Electrical and Computer Engineering majors.