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Software Engineering Major

Software Engineering (SENG)

Admission Requirements

Explore Innovative Software Design

 Gain Practical and Theoretical Development Skills

Learn how to program and use algorithms to complete large-scale software projects in teams by creating user interface designs, prototypes, and the final implementation.

 Gain Real World Experience

You will have a unique opportunity to take courses on different aspects of software engineering, including design methods, team interactions, communications and managing real-world software engineering projects.

 Access Diverse Electives

Choose electives to match your interests across a variety of computing and non-computing subject areas to build a well-rounded portfolio. 

What Can You Do with a Degree in SENG?

Graduates of the Software Engineering program at the U of G go on to careers where they explore problems, build innovative computing solutions and contribute to the evolution of technology and software around the world.

Here are just a few careers our SENG program graduates have successfully pursued:

  • Software developer
  • Game programmer
  • Mobile application developer
  • Web infrastructure developer
  • Systems architect
  • Cloud developer
  • Security analyst

Why Software Engineering?

Providing a foundation in computer science concepts, the software engineering major focuses on a collaborative approach to software development, design methodologies, professional standards and project management.

Students in the Software Engineering  SENG program may also be interested in studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other majors.

SENG Course Calendar

Gain Valuable Experience Through Co-op

Our SENG co-op is a five-year program, with five co-op work terms, providing opportunities to work with a wide variety of employers. Co-op is designed to facilitate the transition of students from academic studies to a professional career improving students’ job search skills, work performance and networking abilities, and boosting resume experience.

SENG Co-op Calendar


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