As a Software Engineering major at Fresno Pacific University, you’ll immerse yourself in the world of computing technology as you learn to develop products and solve problems to meet the needs of the Central Valley and beyond. You’ll learn programming, software design, and ethics in computing from faculty who have experience working for Chrysler, Motorola, Microsoft, and other major technology companies. The entire program is designed to teach you software design and development skills with a focus on ethical and socially responsible practice. Learn by doing as you build a strong background in engineering and project management to advance in today’s technology-driven career field.
The B.S. program is for students who desire a more extensive education in computing. You will gain increased foundational and practical knowledge and will be prepared to continue your studies in a graduate program.
- A network of industry leaders inform the coursework, so classes prepare you for work outside of the classroom
- Take advantage of opportunities to study software engineering at Bitwise, a technology hub
- Two semester-long projects are embedded in the major
- B.A. and B.S. option allow for flexibility and cross-over with other majors or minors
With a degree in software engineering, you'll gain a foundation for work in careers that deal with support for computing systems, design and development of software, management of related projects and methods for processing large quantities of information. These skills have applications in many fields including business, education, natural sciences, health industries, manufacturing industries, application software design, computer programming, marketing and entertainment industries, as well as direct computing fields.
In order to obtain a bachelor’s degree from Fresno Pacific University, students must complete at least 120 units. Along with completing all required courses in their selected area of study, general education requirements must be met by all graduates.
Select programs may not provide enough units for a student to graduate and therefore an emphasis and/or elective courses must be completed alongside the major.