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Software Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

As one of the few four-year universities to offer a degree in software engineering, UNC provides professional opportunities you’ll typically only find in graduate programs. You’ll get to work in real-world settings through internship programs and part-time job opportunities, as well as our on-campus computing facilities. You’ll also get to work closely with award-winning faculty who bring professional computer information systems and software development experience to the classroom.

The development of software programs and applications is growing exponentially, and you’ll be on the edge of discovery when you work in this exciting and ever changing field. The College of Natural Health Sciences and Monfort College of Business have combined faculty expertise to offer this program. You'll take credits in your required major coursework, plus six credits in your major electives and a three-credit senior project.

Where can your degree take you?

Software engineers focus on designing applications, evaluating systems and testing models to meet various types of software needs. With your Software Engineering program from University of Northern Colorado, you’ll be prepared to work at all stages of the software development cycle, including determining project requirements, writing algorithms, coding and testing.

Many new graduates start as programmers and work their way into other professional roles, such as creating video games and web applications, networking, security or computer system administration. Potential employers include firms ranging from start-up companies to search engine giants.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Web Design and Development for Small Business
  • Graphical Interface Programming
  • Object Oriented System Development
  • Operating Systems
  • Database Management Systems
  • Algorithms and Data Structures

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The $60 non-refundable application fee can be paid using a VISA, MasterCard or Discover card.
  • Official high school transcripts and graduation certificates
  • Undergraduate applicants are expected to meet a 2.5 GPA equivalent
  • Please provide a clear, high resolution photocopy of the bio-page (photo-page) of your passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9498 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9498 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4776 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Greeley

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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