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Minor in Software Engineering

Master Critical Principles in Software Engineering

The oil and gas, medical and aerospace engineering industries are actively seeking highly trained professionals with software development expertise to design financial data systems and electronic banking systems. These complex software systems must change regularly as newer and more advanced systems emerge, making the Minor in Software Engineering a useful complement to almost any STEM-related degree plan. This minor covers the fundamental topics in software engineering, including (but not limited to) programming with C and Java, modular design, object oriented programming, software project management, and testing.

Set the Stage for a Rewarding STEM Career

The Minor in Software Engineering is useful for students majoring in math, physics, information technology, computer science, and related disciplines. By earning this minor at University of Houston-Clear Lake, you’ll be taught by faculty who are thought leaders in business and industry as well as globally recognized academic institutions. The knowledge you obtain from each course can be applied to a position as a software systems analyst, user interface designer, or software test engineer, to name a few.

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Software Engineering Minor


University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

About UHCL

Minor in Software Engineering Faculty

Soma Datta
Soma Datta

Soma Datta

Associate Professor of Software Engineering and Program Chair of Pre-Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3838
Office: Delta 106

Soma Datta Faculty Bio

Jim Helm
James Helm

James Carlton Helm

Associate Professor of Software Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3875
Office: D101

James Carlton Helm Faculty Bio

S. Andrews White
Sharon Andrews

Sharon Andrews White

Program Chair and Professor of Software Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3867
Office: D105

Sharon Andrews White Faculty Bio