Software Engineering

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

A list of key objectives of the BS (SE) program is as under:

      • PEO 1   Fundamental Software Engineering Knowledge: To have competence in applying Software Engineering principles & best practices across various phases of Software/System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) in diverse professional roles.
      • PEO 2   Ethical and Societal Responsibilities: To demonstrate a sound sense of ethical and social responsibilities for sustainable societal development.
      • PEO 3   Communication Skills: To effectively communicate ideas clearly and persuasively in written and oral forms.
      • PEO 4   Leadership: To become an effective team member and demonstrate leadership skills through competence, empathy and a sense of responsibility.
      • PEO 5   Continuous Improvement: To have life-long learning attitude with an ability to improve and expand existing skills through formal education, participation in professional activities and acquisition of new technical proficiencies.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

The following is a list of some program outcomes:

    • PLO 1   Software Engineering Knowledge: To apply knowledge of computing fundamentals, mathematics, and a software engineering specialization to the solution of Complex Software Engineering problems.
    • PLO 2   Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex computational problems, reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and software engineering.
    • PLO 3   Design/Development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex computing problems and design systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
    • PLO 4   Investigation: Conduct investigation complex computing problems using research base knowledge and research based methods.
    • PLO 5   Modern Tool Usage: Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern Computing-Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools, including prediction and modelling, to complex computing problems.
    • PLO 6   Society Responsibility: Understanding and access societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues within local and global contexts, and the consequential responsibilities relevant to professional computing practices.
    • PLO 7   Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of professional software solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.
    • PLO 8   Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of Software Engineering practices.
    • PLO 9   Individual and Team Work: Function effectively, as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse team and in multidisciplinary settings.
    • PLO 10   Communication: Communicate effectively on complex Software Engineering processes and activities with the software engineering community and with society at large.
    • PLO 11   Project Management: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of management principles and economic decisions-making and apply these to one’s own work, as a member or a team.
    • PLO 12   Life-Long Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to encourage in independence and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological changes.

Career Opportunities

Your career prospects will be excellent: You may become a software engineer, programmer, web developer, games programmer or computer graphic designer.

Award of Degree

For the award of BS (Software Engineering) degree, a student must have:

    • Passed courses totalling at least 130 credit hours, including all those courses which have been specified as Core courses.
    • Obtained a CGPA of at least 2.00.

Tentative Study Plan

Semester 1
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
1 Introduction to Computing 3+1
2 Applied Physics 3
3 Calculus - I 3
4 English Language 3+1
5 Islamic & Religious Studies 3
Semester 2
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
1 Computer Programming 3+1
2 Digital Logic Design 3+1
3 Calculus - II 3
4 Pakistan Studies 3
5 English Composition 3
Semester 3
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
1 Data Structures 3
2 Discrete Structures 3
3 Comp. Organization & Assembly Lang. 3+1
4 Linear Algebra 3
5 CS/MG Elective-I 3
Semester 4
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
1 Database Systems 3+1
2 Operating Systems 3+1
3 Design & Analysis of Algorithms 3
4 Business Elective - II 3
5 Math Elective 3
Semester 5
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
1 Theory of Automata 3
2 Computer Networks 3+1
3 Object Oriented Analysis & Design 3+1
4 Probability & Statistics 4
5 CS Elective 3
Semester 6
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
1 Software Engineering 3
2 Artificial Intelligence 3
3 Technical and Business Writing 3
4 CS/MG Elective - II 3
5 Social Science Elective 3
Semester 7
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
1 Human Computer Interaction 3
2 Project - I 3
3 Computer Architecture 3
4 CS Elective - III 3
5 Social Science Elective 3
Semester 8
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
1 Professional Issues in IT 3
2 Project - II 3
3 CS Elective - IV 3
4 CS Elective - V 3
5 CS Elective - VI 3