Software Engineering BS

Our strong software engineering program, led by highly credentialed faculty committed to undergraduate education, offers a project-based curriculum with a great deal of faculty/student collaboration solving real-world problems.


The yearlong capstone experience places students in a position of developing software for real clients. The laboratory and instructional facilities support and encourage creativity and teamwork. Oswego’s software engineering program — the first in all of SUNY — provides a systems-oriented curriculum that encompasses software requirements, design, construction, testing, maintenance, configuration management, engineering management, engineering process, tools and quality assurance.

Join the Computer Science Association, which sponsors guest speakers, conducts programming contests, arranges tours of companies that hire graduates and provides opportunities for advanced students to tutor and mentor first-year students. Develop software for real clients during your year-long capstone experience. Pursue an internship or co-op opportunity in a company or institution, and gain software development experience in finance, defense, manufacturing, government or other fields.

State-of-the-art facilities in the Shineman Center include workspaces configured for class-based, small-group and individual activities. Our labs provide a great learning, testing and training ground for future success.

The software engineering program at SUNY Oswego is currently under review for accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation

This $118 million-dollar facility serves as the home for the mathematics, science, computing and engineering programs. This 230,00 square-foot center features a planetarium, three observation decks, a greenhouse, extensive laboratories and state of-the-art equipment.

Career Opportunities

  • Software development
  • App development
  • Web and mobile technologies
  • Quality assurance

The Computer Science Department has some of the greatest minds that I’ve encountered in my life. People are so helpful and everyone tries to bring you up to speed with themselves, so that no one falls behind. This makes me put extra effort into my work in the hopes of helping someone else out.

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Apply for this full-time, paid integrated learning experience that allows you to gain hands on experience in a professional environment.

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