Program Objectives

  • Graduates should demonstrate competence in applying Software Engineering knowledge & practices in various phases of software/system development life cycle in their respective professional career.
  • Graduates should demonstrate an ability to work as a member and/or leader in a team with a strong sense of societal context, professional ethics and effective communication skills in professional practice.
  • Graduates should demonstrate sustained learning by pursuing life-long learning through graduate studies, professional development or managerial/leadership skills.
BS (Software Engineering)
Code Title Cr. Hrs Pre. Req
Semester – I
CS101 Introduction to ICT 2-0-2  
CS101L Introduction to ICT Lab 0-1-1  
CS102 Programming Fundamentals 3-0-3  
CS102L Programming Fundamentals Lab 0-1-1  
MAxxx Calculus & Analytical Geometry 3-0-3  
HU119 English Composition & Comprehension 3-0-3  
HU115 Pakistan Studies 2-0-2  
PH109 Physics 3-0-3  
  Total 16-2-18  
Semester – II
CS164 Object-Oriented Programming 3-0 CS102
CS164L Object-Oriented Programming Lab 0-1  
CS371 Software Engineering 3-0  
CS371L Software Engineering Lab 0-1  
HUxxx Comm. & Presentation Skills 3-0 HU119
MAxxx Discrete Structures 3-0  
ITxxx University Elective-1 3-0  
  Total 15-2-17  
Semester – III
CS214 Data Structures & Algorithms 3-0 -
CS214L Data Structures & Algorithms Lab 0-1  
SE210 Software Requirement Engineering 3-0-3  
SE211 HCI 3-0-3  
MA201 Linear Algebra 3-0  
HUxxx University Elective – 2 3-0-3  
HU118 Islamic Studies 2-0-2  
  Total 17-1-18  
Semester – IV
CS232 Operating Systems 3-0 CS214
CS232L Operating Systems Lab 0-1  
CS230 Database Systems 3-0-3 CS214
CS230L Database Systems Lab 0-1-1  
MA301 Probability & Statistics 3-0-3  
SE212 Software Design & Architecture 2-0-2 SE210;
SE212 Software Design & Architecture Labs 0-1-1 SE210;
IT231 University Elective 3 3-0-3  
  Total 14-3-17  
Semester – V
CS253 Computer Networks 3-0-3  
CS253L Computer Networks Lab 0-1-1  
SE313 Software Construction and Development 2-0-2  
SE313 Software Construction and Development Lab 0-1-1  
HU401 Technical & Business Writing 3-0-3 HU120
SExxx SE Supporting I 3-0-3 -
SExxx SE Supporting II 3-0-3 -
  Total 14-2-16  
Semester – VI
SE440 Software Quality Engineering 3-0-3  
CY406 Information Security 3-0-3  
CS270 Professional Practices 3-0-3  
SE330 Web Engineering 3-0-3  
ITxxx SE Elective – 1 3-0-3  
SE497 Final Year Project – I 0-1-1  
  Total 15-2-17  
Semester – VII
SE420 Software Project Management 3-0-3  
SE401 Software Re-Engineering 3-0-3  
SExxx SE Elective – II 3-0-3  
SExxx SE Elective – III 3-0-3  
SExxx SE Supporting - III 3-0-3  
SE499 Final Year Project – II 0-2-2 SE498
  Total 15-2-17  
Semester – VIII
SExxx SE Elective – IV 3-0-3  
SExxx SE Elective – V 3-0-3  
SExxx University Elective – 4 3-0-3  
SE499 Final Year Project – III 0-3-3 SE498
  Total 9-3-12  
Total Credit Hours for BSSE Program = 131

At least 50% marks in Intermediate (HSSC) examination with Mathematics (200 Marks) or equivalent qualification with Mathematics, certified by IBCC.


At least 50% marks in Intermediate (HSSC) examination with Pre-Medical or equivalent qualification, certified by IBCC.

Note: Students with pre-medical must have to pass deficiency courses of Mathematics of 6 credit hours in the first two semesters.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO 1: Fundamental Computing Knowledge: Applying principles and practices of information technology to identify, implement, and enable effective technologies and apply fundamental computing knowledge to solve information technology problems.

  • PEO 2: Technological Skills: Proficient in designing, implementing, maintaining, and managing cost-effective information technology infrastructure by applying attained computing skills.

  • PEO 3: Ethical and Societal Responsibilities: Contributing positively to society through responsible behavior, ethical conduct within the computing profession and have a keen sense of social responsibility

  • PEO 4: Communication and Leadership Skills: Having effective verbal and written communication skills required in the computing profession, as a team player or a leader.

  • PEO 5: Continuous Improvement: Exploring new horizons in computing, and engaging in lifelong learning, professional development and pursue an advanced degree if desired.

Program learning Outcomes (PLOs)

  • PLO 1: Academic Education : Prepare graduates having educational depth and breadth knowledge and prepare Computing professionals.

  • PLO 2: Knowledge for Solving Computing Problems: Apply knowledge of computing fundamentals, knowledge of a computing specialization, and mathematics, science, and domain knowledge appropriate for the computing specialization to the abstraction and conceptualization of computing models from defined problems and requirements.

  • PLO 3: Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature, and solve complex computing problems reaching substantiated conclusions using fundamental principles of mathematics, computing sciences, and relevant domain disciplines.

  • PLO 4: Design/ Development of Solutions: Design and evaluate solutions for complex computing problems, and design and evaluate systems, components, or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations

  • PLO 5: Modern Tool Usage: Create, select, adapt, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern computing tools to complex computing activities, with an understanding of the limitations.

  • PLO 6: Individual and Teamwork Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings.: 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.

  • PLO 7: Communication:Communicate effectively with the computing community and with society at large about complex computing activities by being able to comprehend and write effective reports, design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and understand clear instructions.

  • PLO 8: Computing Professionalism and Society: Understand and assess societal, health, safety, legal, and cultural issues within local and global contexts, and the consequential responsibilities relevant to professional computing practice.

  • PLO 9: Ethics: Understand and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities, and norms of professional computing practice.

  • PLO 10: Life-long Learning: Recognize the need, and have the ability, to engage in independent learning for continual development as a computing professional.