Contribute to innovative and cutting-edge software design. Become well-versed in computer science concepts, focusing on team-based software development and professional standards. Develop a background in design and development, and the implementation and evolution of software. Enhance soft skills like communication and teamwork. Take courses on different aspects of software engineering simultaneously, to broaden your perspective.
Your First Year in the Software Engineering Major
Software Design I
Introduction to Programming
3 electives which may include courses in your Area of Application
Software Design II
Discrete Structures in Computing I
2 electives which may include courses in your Area of Application
Since many courses are offered in only one semester and course pre-requisites place an ordering on courses, the following program of studies is designed so that students can schedule their courses over 8 semesters of study. Students deviating from this schedule must consult with their academic advisor.
Mobile application developer
Web infrastructure developer
User experience designer
6 January 2020
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East,
N1G 2W1, Canada
The secondary school graduation certificate which would admit a student to an internationally recognized university in his or her home country is normally acceptable for admission to the University of Guelph.
English Proficiency Requirements
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6
Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) - Minimum overall band score of 70
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-based: minimum total score of 89 with no individual scaled score less than 21
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) - Minimum overall score of 85 and a minimum composition score of 83. In addition, you must present a minimum score on the oral test of three (3)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) - Minimum score of 60 and no score less than 60 for any individual component
Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program - Successful completion of the University of Guelph, Open Learning Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program (Levels 9 and 10).