Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering

  • Type : Undergraduate
  • Credit Hours : 124hrs
  • Language : English
  • Campuses : Al Ain & Abu Dhabi

Overview

Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering program aims to produce software engineers who can - within a specific time and budget limits - successfully complete a software design and update project, whilst keeping the needs of users in mind. Drawing on principles of mathematics and computer science, students will learn to conduct system design, analysis and testing to international standards, whilst having the ability to carry out maintenance of installed systems. The course syllabus has a focus on functional, ethical and socially responsible system design.   

 

Vision

The Software Engineering program aspires to be a leading program by excelling in education, research and community service. Mission The Software Engineering programs.

 

Mission

is to produce quality graduates and innovative research through a diverse community of Instructors and students.

 

Learning Outcomes

The students are expected to know and to be able to do by the time of graduation:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and software engineering
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve software engineering problems
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • An ability to communicate effectively
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of software engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for software engineering practice.

 

Job Opportunities 

  • Project Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • System designer
  • Software Testing Engineer
  • Software developer engineer

Admission Requirements

  • UAE Secondary school Certificate (Science) or its equivalent approved by the UAE Ministry of Education, with a minimum average of 60%.
  • A valid English Language Proficiency Certificate in one of the below certificates or its equivalent, at least as the following:
EmSATTOEFL ITPTOEFL iBTTOEFL CBTIELTSEsol
1100 500 61 173 5 B1

Graduation Requirements

To obtain a degree of “Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering”, a student must successfully complete 124 credit hours, including 12 weeks internship, with a cumulative GPA of 2 out of 4.

Study Plan

Course No Course Title CR.H. Prerequisite
First: General University Education (33) CR.H.
(1) Compulsory Courses (27) CR.H.
0102120 Computer Skills 3  
0200100 Biology 3  
0401120 English (1) 3  
0401121 English (2) 3 0401120
0405100 Arabic Language 3  
0406110 Islamic Culture 3  
0408100 Introduction to Psychology 3  
0501170 Fundamentals to Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3  
0508203 Scientific Research Methodology 3  
(2) Elective Courses (6 CR.H.) (The Student is required to choose Only One course from each of the following groups)
(a) Society and Civilization (3) CR.H.
0406100 Arabs and Muslims Contributions to Arts and Science 3  
0408101A Physical Education & Health 3  
0409100 Ethical Awareness 3  
0409101 Arab Society 3  
0409102 Environmental Awareness 3  
(b) Managerial Skills (3) CR.H
0303100 Law and Society 3  
0408103 Thinking Skills 3  
0408104 Self Assessment 3  
0501100 Introduction to Time Management 3  
0501150 Leadership and Teamwork 3  
Second: Compulsory College Requirements (24) CR.H.
0102220 Introduction to Programming 3 0102120
0107101 Calculus I 3  
0107102 Linear Algebra 3 0107101
0107103 Probability Theory and Statistics 3 0107101
0107200 Discrete Structures 3  
0107201 Introduction to Numerical Methods 3 0107102 & 0107104
0108103 Physics I 3  
0201100 Chemistry 3  
Third: Specialization Courses (45) CR.H.
(1) Compulsory Courses (39) CR.H.
0102221 Object-Oriented Programming 3 0102220
0102240 Computer Organization 3 0104240
0102270 Data Structures and Algorithms 3 0102221
0102330 Database Systems 3 0102221
0102340 Operating Systems 3 0102240
0103220 Foundations of Software Engineering 3 0102120
0103320 Software Requirements and Specification 3 0103220
0103330 Software Design and Development 3 0103320
0103331 Formal Specifications and Design Methods 3 0103320 & 0107200
0103420 Software Project Management 3 0103220
0103430 Object-Oriented Analysis and Design 3 0102221
0103431 User Interface Design 3 0103220
0103440 Software Measurement and Testing 3 0103320
(2) Elective Courses (6) CR.H.
0102370 Design and Analysis of Algorithms 3 0102270
0102452 Security of Information Systems 3 0102340
0102460 Introduction to Computer Graphics 3 0107101 & 0102220
0102481 Data and Web Mining 3 0102330
0103441 Software Evolution and Maintenance 3 0103220
Fourth: Compulsory Supporting Courses (16) CR.H.
0102420 Web Development 3 0102220
0102453 Computer Ethics 3 0102120
0104240 Digital Logic Design 3 0107200
0107104 Calculus II 3 0107101
0108104 Physics I Lab 1 0108103
0108203 Physics II 3 0108103
Fifth: Internship (3) CR.H.
0103480 SE Internship 3 >= 75 CR.H.
Sixth: Capstone Project (3) CR.H.
0103490 SE Capstone Project1 1 >=90 CR.H.+Dept. Approval
0103491 SE Capstone Project2 2 0103490

Guidance Plan

Course Description

Contact Us

College of Engineering
Al Ain University 

P.O.Box: 64141
Al Ain - UAE

Phone No: +971 3 7024888
Fax No: +971 3 7024777

E-mail: engineering@aau.ac.ae

Website: engineering.aau.ac.ae