Seneca launches Bachelor of Software Engineering


Toronto, Ontario, July 5, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – To meet the growing demand for AI professionals across industries, Seneca launched the four-year Bachelor of Software Engineering program, which puts the emphasis on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to solve complex industrial and societal challenges.

Launched in September, students will gain the academic foundations, practical skills and experience to design, build, implement and maintain complex IT and software solutions that are efficient, reliable and secure. They will also develop skills in leadership, critical thinking and project management, all based on the ethics of AI.

“We are proud to offer Seneca’s first engineering degree that will fuel the digital future and contribute to Canada’s economic recovery,” said Ranjan Bhattacharya, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology at Seneca. “Graduates will be able to create smart software that saves lives, increases production, informs societal and business decisions, and builds secure infrastructure. “

Students in this program will benefit from access to expert faculty, the latest technology, an industry-focused curriculum, and two four-month work-integrated learning opportunities. During their final year, they will have the opportunity to choose from a number of professional options in areas such as robotics, parallel programming, and computer vision.

This degree will prepare graduates for careers in industries ranging from financial and telecommunications services to marketing, security and border services. They will also be able to obtain a professional engineer license from Professional Engineers Ontario.

Learn more about Seneca’s Bachelor of Engineering – Software Engineering program.

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Seneca is meeting the great challenges of our time – rebuilding the economy, equity and sustainability – while navigating safely through the pandemic. We offer an excellent polytechnic education that combines rigorous academics with hands-on training. From healthcare to technology, business to the creative arts, community services to the arts and sciences, we help students prepare to make their mark in the world. We are #SenecaProud of our expert faculty, excellent staff and exceptional facilities. We have strong links with industry and offer thousands of co-op and work placements to prepare our graduates for employment. Full-time or part-time, in person or online, students choose the option that’s right for them. For more information: senecacollege.ca



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