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Digital Media Software Engineering DMSE

Degree Type: Bachelor of Science

College(s): Education and Human Services

Required Courses  Credit Hours 
Required Courses
APPS 301 Project Management 3
BLAW 321 Contracts and Sales 3
DAGD 150 Intr Game Design - Development 3
DAGD 300 Level Design 3
MATH 220 Analytical Geometry-Calculus 1 3
MATH 230 Analytical Geometry-Calculus 2 3
MFGE 341 Quality Science Statistics 3
MFGE 423 Engineering Economics 3
MFGE 442 Design of Experiments 1 3
PHYS 241 General Physics 1 5
PHYS 242 General Physics 2 5
SENG 101 Computer Programming 1 3
SENG 102 Computer Programming 2 3
SENG 160 SENG Methodologies - Processes 3
SENG 170 Software Requirements Mgmt 3
SENG 210 Software Configuration Mgmt 3
SENG 300 Software Data Structures 3
SENG 301 Programming Languages 3
SENG 302 Software Quality Assurance 3
SENG 315 Software Component Design 3
SENG 350 Software Design - Architecture 3
SENG 355 Software Engineering Tools 3
SENG 400 Eng Enterprise Software Applic 3
SENG 420 Software Develop Industry Cert 3
SENG 430 Program Graphical Interfaces 3
SENG 491 SENG Applied Internship 3
SENG 499 Capstone in SENG 3
STQM 260 Introduction to Statistics 3

Why Choose Digital Media Software Engineering?

The Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Software Engineering is designed as an engineering degree focused on the technologies, procedures, and methodologies involved in the software development process. The degree focuses on fundamental and proven computer science processes employed to produce quality software. Engineering theory, principles, and mathematical rigor form the foundation of the degree.

Graduates will have experience successfully designing, developing, and delivering quality software applications. Critically important topics such as: requirements management, configuration management, testing, and quality assurance are covered in depth.

This approach to software engineering is designed to allow graduates to seamlessly transition into the workforce, integrating and employing their knowledge.

Career Opportunities

The Digital Media Software Engineering program offers students the opportunity to actively compete in many growing industries such as:
   *Health Care
   *Government Applications
   *Video Game Development
   *Business Applications
   *Automotive Industry
   *Information Technologies
   *Research and Development
   *Information Security
   *Entertainment Industry

Admission Requirements

Recent high school graduates need an ACT composite score of 19 and a high school grade point average of 2.70 (on a 4.0 scale). Students transferring from another college should refer to www.ferris.edu and choose "Transfer Student" from the "Quick Links" pull-down menu to review Ferris' policy regarding admission criteria for transfer students. All courses transferred into Ferris must be "C" or higher including courses used in the SENG required core and recommended electives.

More Information

School of Digital Media
Ferris State University
1349 Cramer Circle, Bishop Hall 303
Big Rapids, MI 49307
ph: 231-591-2712
fax: 231-591-2060


Graduation Requirements

The Digital Media Software Engineering program at Ferris leads to a bachelor of science degree. Graduation requires a minimum 2.0 CUMULATIVE GPA in all courses and a 2.70 CUMULATIVE GPA in REQUIRED SENG classes. A minimum of 128 credit hours must be completed for graduation.

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