Creating new software for a new world" Caleb Frisch 2nd Hour
-Develops computer software systems.
-Applies math and science knowledge towards software design.
-Plan, create, test, and revise computer software.
-Desides characteristics and limitations of computer software.
-Works in offices, and computer laboratories.
-Bachelor's degree with a major in Computer Engineering required.
-Earns $73,000 to $79,000 a year.
-Has excelent employment opportunities.
-Has many different employment opportunities.
-Software engineers usually like finding and solving problems.
Pros and Cons of This Career
- Plenty of job opportunities
- Has a good entry level salary
- Plenty of job openings
- Likes working with computers
- Can be stressful when a hard problem occurs
- Can have long hours
- Can be stressful when a deadline is coming up
What Can Help You Succeed
High School Courses
- Computer Science 1
- AP Computer Science
- Geometry and Trigonometry
- Software Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Programming
Colleges Available to Attend
University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Madison, WI 53706
Pros and Cons
- Has an Ice Hockey Team
- Can live on campus
- Has a Lacrosse Club
- Very difficult entrance
- Requires foreign language 3-4
- Spends $1,200 in materials
Milwaukee School of Engineering
- 1025 North Broadway, Milwaukee, WI
- Main telephone: 414.277.7300
Pros and Cons
- Has an Ice Hockey team
- Can live on-campus
- 85% of applicants accepted
- $34,830 in tuition
- Only 2,000 enrolled
- No scholarships awarded for sports
California State University-Sacramento
- 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819
- Main telephone: 916.278.6011
Pros and Cons
- $16,320 tuition
- 85% accepted
- 27,681 enrolled
- 5% live on campus
- No Ice Hockey team
- No Lacrosse team
Associations for this Career
Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE)
- 2001 L Street N.W., Suite 700
- Washington, DC 20036-4928
- Phone: +1-202-371-0101
- FAX: +1-202-728-9614
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
- 203 N La Salle Street, Suite 1675 Chicago, IL 60601
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