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Associate of Engineering in Software Engineering

The curriculum in the Associate Degree in Engineering (AEng) in Software Engineering is designed for those who intend to launch a career in the testing, installation, and maintenance of computer software modules and systems. Coursework in the program is hands-on oriented and prepares students to work in a variety of computer-intensive environments that involve engineering support: technical organizations, small or large businesses, manufacturing companies, and data-directed services. The breadth of training in hardware, software, troubleshooting equipment, and other computer tools will enable the graduate to work in a variety of roles in such environments as software technician, computer systems technician, data applications or computer technician, or as a test and integration assistant. Students graduated from this program will be a software engineering technician versed in mathematics, physics, computer science, software development, and business fundamentals.
The program objectives are the following:

  1.  Graduates will have demonstrated knowledge and skills to pursue an engineering bachelor program.
  2. Graduates will have demonstrated involvement in high technical roles.

Completion of this program should result in the following student outcomes:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively.
Broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  5. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  6. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

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