BS Software Engineering

Program Name :                BS (Software Engineering)

Duration:                             04 Year

No of Semesters:               08

No of Credit Hours:           130


The program BS Software Engineering is designed to fulfill growing market need of software development. The program is designed to produce professionals who have excellent problem solving and analytical skills and who can solve complex computational problems by critical thinking. The study program will enable the students to increase their career opportunities in academia and software industry. Furthermore, the program is designed to produce graduates who can excel their career in software engineering. The program give its students hands on experience to cover all aspects of Software Engineering including software modeling and analysis, software design & development, Software Verification & Validation, Software Quality and Testing and Software implementation and management. The Department of Computer Science & IT is committed to achieve the highest standard of learning and encourages students to improve their skills and potential to solve real-world problems by providing research possibilities, opportunities and resources. The program is designed to satisfy general requirements and meets the criteria adopted by Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan.

Programs Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

The program must demonstrate that by the time of graduation the students have attained a certain set of knowledge, skills and behavioral traits, at least to some acceptable minimum level. Specifically, it is to be demonstrated that the students have acquired the following graduate attributes (GAs)

GA1 Engineering Knowledge:

An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problem.

GA2 Problem Analysis:

An ability to identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.

GA3 Design/Development of Solutions:

An ability to design solutions for complex engineering problems and design systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

GA4 Investigation:

An ability to investigate complex engineering problems in a methodical way including literature survey, design and conduct of experiments, 35 analysis and interpretation of experimental data, and synthesis of information to derive valid conclusions.

GA5 Modern Tool Usage:

An ability to create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modelling, to complex engineering activities, with an understanding of the limitations.

GA6 The Engineer and Society:

An ability to apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice and solution to complex engineering problems.

GA7 Environment and Sustainability:

An ability to understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.

GA8 Ethics:

Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice.

GA9 Individual and Team Work:

An ability to work effectively, as an individual or in a team, on multifaceted and /or multidisciplinary settings.

GA10 Communication:

An ability to communicate effectively, orally as well as in writing, on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

GA11 Project Management:

An ability to demonstrate management skills and apply engineering principles to one’s own work, as a member and/or leader in a team, to manage projects in a multidisciplinary environment.

GA12 Lifelong Learning:

An ability to recognize importance of, and pursue lifelong learning in the broader context of innovation and technological developments.

Eligibility Criteria

On completion of this degree, the student will be eligible for Admission

  • Intermediate (HSSC) with Mathematics or pre-medical as discipline or equivalent qualification with at least 50% marks.
  • Any Other Requirement from HEC or Department.

Proposed Curriculum for BS-SE

Introduction to Info. & Comm.

Programming Fundamentals

English Composition & Comprehension

Calculus & Analytical Geometry

Applied Physics

Pakistan Studies

Object Oriented Programming

Communication & Presentation Skills

Discrete Structures

Software Engineering

Islamic Studies

University Elective – I

Data Structures & Algorithms

Software Requirement Engineering

Human Computer Interaction

Linear Algebra

University Elective-II

Operating Systems

Database Systems

Software Design & Architecture

Probability and Statistics

University Elective – III

Software Construction and Development

Computer Networks

Technical and Business Writing

SE Supporting –I

SE Supporting – II

Software Quality Engineering

Information Security

Professional Practice

Web Engineering

SE Elective – I

SE Supporting – III

Software Project Management

Software Re-Engineering

SE Elective -II

SE Elective – III

Final Year Project – I

SE Elective – IV

SE Elective – V

Final Year Project – II

University Elective – IV



Elective Courses

Agent Based Software Engineering 3-0
Big Data Analytics 3-0
Cloud Computing 3-0
Computer Graphics 3-0
Data Encryption and Security 3-0
E-Commerce 3-0
Game Application Development 3-0
Global Software Development 3-0
Information Systems Audit 3-0
Management Information Systems 3-0
Mobile Application Development 3-0
Multimedia Communication 3-0
Natural Language Processing 3-0
Real Time Systems 3-0
Semantic Web 3-0
Software Engineering Economics 3-0
Software Metrics 3-0
Systems Programming 3-0
Topics in Software Engineering 3-0
Visual Programming 3-0