DISCIPLINE FOCUS: Software engineering specializes in the design, creation and maintenance of software. These software systems can include the systems that control electrical and mechanical devices and other information systems. Software engineers also work on embedded systems that are used in everyday life, such as phones, games, Global Positioning System (GPS), and computers.
IMPROVING THE WORLD THROUGH SOFTWARE ENGINEERING: Software engineers help the world around us by creating code that can do all sorts of useful things. Think of all the things your smart phone can do from communicating and texting your friends to taking pictures!
POSSIBLE JOBS: Software engineers work in almost all industrial sectors from tech companies, to automotive and aerospace and health care or education.