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Software Engineering Minor

  • Location IconBrookings Main Campus

Learn to design, manage, and test large-scale software for realistic applications.

This minor provides both depth and breadth in software engineering. The minor is open to any major but may be of particularly high interest for students majoring in computer science, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering. The minor includes foundational courses in software engineering, practical hands-on team design experience and advanced coursework to enable 21st century workforce skills.

Undecided or still deciding on a major and future career?

If you are uncertain about your major and have questions about career planning, you are not alone. Choosing a major or career can be a very difficult decision. The exploratory studies program may be a good fit if you are unsure of your major and career focus. Entering the university in the exploratory studies program will help you gain confidence and valuable insights on majors and minors available at SDSU and future career choices. 

In addition, FOCUS 2 Career, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you reflect on your values, interests, personality traits and skills to provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 Career by using their student email and password. After completing FOCUS 2 Career, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.