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Software Engineering Admissions

Program Admission Requirements:

Incoming freshman admission standards are based on the Colorado Commission of Higher Education (CCHE) composite index, which is a sliding scale based on achievement test score and high school rank.  Freshman with a CCHE of at least 100 may be admitted to the Software Engineering program when applying for admission to UNC.  Students with a GED score of at least 570 may be admitted to the Software Engineering program when applying for admission to UNC. 

Transfer students are admitted to the Software Engineering program provided that they meet the admission requirements in place at the time of application.  Students who transfer with less than 15 semester hours of college level coursework may qualify for admission to the Software Engineering program provided they meet the freshman admission requirements specified above.

Current Students

  • Current UNC students and transfer students with at least 15 hours and a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 will be admitted to the Software Engineering major.
  • Current UNC students and transfer students with at least 15 hours and a cumulative GPA of of 2.5-2.99 may qualify to submit an application for admission to the major. Students may apply with the administrative assistant in the department of Accounting and CIS located in Kepner 2090.
  • Other students may qualify to submit an application for admission to the major. Contact the Department of Accounting and Computer Information Systems in Kepner 2090.

Freshmen Students

  • Freshmen with a Colorado Commission for Higher Education index of at least 100 may be admitted to the Software Engineering program when applying for admission to UNC.
  • Freshmen with a GED score of at least 570 may be admitted to Software Engineering program when applying for admission to UNC.
  • Freshmen who have a Colorado Commission for Higher Education index of 99 or lower must complete 15 credit hours at UNC and attain a GPA of at least a 3.0.
  • Students who have completed 15 or more credit hours and have a cumulative GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 may apply for admission to Software Engineering by contacting the Department of Accounting and Computer Information Systems in Kepner 2090.

Graduation Requirements

  • At least 44 credit hours of the degree must be earned at UNC.
  • Attain a 2.0 or greater GPA in the required major and specified LAC courses.
  • Attain at least a "C-" in each required major and specified LAC course.