Accession Number:

ADA280940

Title:

A Progress Report on Undergraduate Software Engineering Education

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INST

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

The current status of undergraduate software engineering education in United States universities is summarized, including descriptions of programs at eleven schools. Possible scenarios for the further evolution of undergraduate software engineering programs are described, based on observations of the evolution of computer science and computer engineering programs. Recent and ongoing activities of the Computer Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IEEE and the Association for Computing Machinery ACM regarding the establishment of the profession of software engineering are described, including the expected implications for undergraduate software engineering education.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE