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
CS180 Introduction to ICT 2-0-2  
CS180L Introduction to ICT Lab 0-1-1  
CS111 Programming Fundamentals 3-0-3  
CS111L Programming Fundamentals Lab 0-1-1  
EL100 Reading & Writing Skills 3-0-3  
MA113 Pre-calculus 2-0-2  
HU124 Islamic Studies & Ethics 2-0-2  
MA114 Foundational Mathematics 4-0-4  
  Total 16-2-18  
Semester – II
CS112 Object-Oriented Programming 3-0 CS102
CS112L Object-Oriented Programming Lab 0-1  
SE100 Software Engineering 3-0-3  
EL200 Comm. & Presentation Skills 3-0-3 EL100
MA216 Discrete Structures 3-0-3  
HU125 Pakistan Studies & Global perspectives 2-0-2  
MA110 Calculus & Analytical Geometry 3-0-3  
  Total 17-1-18  
Semester – III
CS214 Data Structures & Algorithms 3-0-3 -
CS214L Data Structures & Algorithms Lab 0-1-1  
SE210 Software Requirement Engineering 3-0-3  
SE211 HCI 3-0-3  
MA301 Probability & Statistics 3-0-3  
PH109 Physics 3-0-3  
  Total 15-1-16  
Semester – IV
CS225 Operating Systems 3-0-3 CS214
CS225L Operating Systems Lab 0-1-1  
CS230 Database Systems 3-0-3 CS214
CS230L Database Systems Lab 0-1-1  
MA201 Linear Algebra 3-0-3  
SE212 Software Design & Architecture 2-0-2 SE210
SE212L Software Design & Architecture Labs 0-1-1 SE210
SExx SE Supportive I 3-0-3  
  Total 14-3-17  
Semester – V
SE313 Software Construction and Development 2-0-2 SE212
SE313L Software Construction and Development Lab 0-1-1 SE212
SExx SE Supporting II 3-0-3 -
SExx SE Elective – 1 3-0-3  
SExxx SE Elective II 3-0-3 -
SE330 Web Engineering 3-0-3 -
HU/BAxx University Elective I 3-0-3 -
  Total 17-1-18  
Semester – VI
SE340 Software Quality Engineering 3-0-3 SE100
CS360 Computer Networks 3-0-3  
CS360L Computer Networks Lab 0-1-1  
EL400 Technical & Business Writing 3-0-3 EL200
ITxxx SE Elective – III 3-0-3  
ITxxx SE Elective – IV 3-0-3  
SE497 Final Year Project – I 0-1-1 ListA
  Total 15-2-17  
Semester – VII
SE421 Software Project Management 3-0-3 SE100
SE301 Software Re-Engineering 3-0-3 SE313/SE313L
SExxx SE Supporting – III 3-0-3  
SExxx SE Elective – V 3-0-3  
HU/BAxxx University Elective II 3-0-3  
SE498 Final Year Project – II 0-2-2 SE497
  Total 15-2-17  
Semester – VIII
CS270 Professional Practices 3-0-3  
HU414 Social Services 1-0-1  
CY406 Information Security 3-0-3  
FLxxx University Elective – III (Foreign Language) 3-0-3  
HUxxx University Elective – IV 3-0-3  
SE499 Final Year Project – III 0-3-3 SE498
  Total 12-3-15  
Total Credit Hours for BSSE Program = 130

At least 50% marks in Intermediate (HSSC) examination with Mathematics 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.