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Software Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Berea, SC, United States
The fast-paced, innovative career field of software engineering offers outstanding opportunities to apply creativity and strategic thinking to complex technology needs that increase productivity, improve systems and contribute to organizational success. We offer a bachelor degree in Software Engineering at the Baldwin Wallace University. 
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Baldwin Wallace University's Software Engineering major is a rigorous program combining comprehensive coursework and labs.

Developed in coordination with leading software companies, the program teaches you the mechanics of effective software engineering­–programming, computer applications, mathematics and database technology. You'll learn to design, analyze and maintain software.

The program provides a strong foundation for addressing current technologies as well as adapting to emerging ones.

A required internship provides real-world experience and resume-enhancing benefits. BW's proximity to Cleveland puts you within a 20-minute drive to outstanding opportunities.

Also impressive is a two-semester required capstone experience. Working with a small team, you will learn to analyze, design, develop, test and maintain large-scale software systems. The projects are mostly from industry partners and give students the opportunity to work on real-world problems. You'll apply strategic thinking, creative brainstorming and problem-solving skills to tackling complex engineering principles.

Career Opportunities

  • Software engineer/developer 
  • Software architect
  • Applications/systems/web developer
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Software tester

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure


  • Offered as a major and a minor, software engineering prepares you for immediate employment and graduate programs.
  • The common core of all the programs in BW's computer science department includes programming and problem solving, as well as exposure to the mathematics, computer architecture, paradigms and the theory that underlie the computing discipline.
  • There is a required capstone internship.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Secondary School Transcripts
  • Secondary School Report Form
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Complete the International Student Certification of Financial Support Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34504 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34504 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Berea

  • 1575 - 2740 USD/month
    Living Costs

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