Master of Software Engineering Preparatory, Core, and Elective Module Courses at the Philadelphia Navy Yard

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NOTE: The links below in the Schedule columns go to University Park's Web site. Although the course numbers, times, and availability on that site are accurate, their course descriptions and prerequisites are not the same as ours. Please use the course descriptions and prerequisites linked from the Course # column on this page to learn about Penn State Great Valley offerings and prerequisites.

Students admitted fall 2009 or after must successfully complete the SARI (Scholarship and Research Integrity) requirement of the Penn State degree in order to graduate. For an overview of the SARI requirements, please visit the following link:
'Engineering SARI Program'

Summer 2014 registration begins Monday, February 3.

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Preparatory Courses - One or all may be assigned
Course # Course Name Schedule
SWENG 400 Introduction to Software Engineering Studio N/A N/A
CMPSC 473 Operating Systems Design Construction (previously offered as CSE 411) N/A N/A
18 Credit Core Curriulum
Course # Course Name Schedule
SWENG 537 Software System Design N/A N/A
SWENG 580 Advanced Software Engineering N/A N/A
SWENG 581 Software Testing N/A N/A
SWENG 497 Special Topics: Software Documentation N/A N/A
SYSEN 505 Technical Project Management Spring 2014 N/A
Take one of the following near the end of the program
Course # Course Name Schedule
Advanced Software Engineering Studio
Master's Research Paper



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18 Credit Electives Choose six from the following
Course # Course Name Schedule
SWENG 545 Data Mining N/A N/A
SWENG 568 Enterprise Integration N/A N/A
SWENG 569  Service Oriented Architecture (previously IN SC 597) N/A N/A
SWENG 585 Pattern Oriented Design N/A N/A
SWENG 586 Requirements Engineering N/A Summer 2014
SWENG 587 Software Systems Architecture N/A N/A
SWENG 597 Special Topics: Program Understanding N/A N/A
SWENG 826  Applied Human-Computer Interaction (previously offered as SWENG 497 Human Computer Interface N/A N/A
SWENG 582  Real-Time Software Design and Analysis N/A N/A
INFSY 563  Network Security (Previously offered as IN SC 497 - Fundamentals of Info Security) Spring 2014 N/A
IN SC 497  Special Topics: Enterprise Architecture N/A N/A
IN SC 497  Special Topics: Large-Scale Databases & Warehouses N/A N/A
IN SC 521  Data Design Concepts N/A N/A
IST 454  Computer and Cyber Forensics N/A Summer 2014
SYSEN 507  Systems Thinking (previously SYSEN 597) N/A N/A
SYSEN 597 Special Topics: Fundamentals of Continuous Improvement N/A N/A

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