Clarkson University

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Basic Information

Address: 8 Clarkson Ave Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept. Potsdam NY 13699-5720
Phone Number: 1-315-268-6511
Fax Number: 1-315-268-7600
Chair: Dr. Paul McGrath
Dean: Dr. William Jemison

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Classroom Size: 20-40 students
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
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on campus and off campus

Type of Housing: low-rising apartment buildings
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Clarkson University offers a variety of computer labs. Students also bring their own desktop and laptop computers to campus.

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Degrees Offered:

BS in Software Engineering

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Clarkson's BS in Software Engineering combines software and hardware topics through a streamlined course sequence emphasizing software engineering technology and engineering design.

This interdisciplinary curriculum draws from computer science and electrical and computer engineering. This collaborative approach focuses on:

  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Embedded systems
  • Programming fundamentals
  • Programming languages
  • Software engineering (requirements, design, implementation and verification and validation)
  • Software systems
  • Web and mobile systems

Our students are taught with state-of-the-art industry tools and get introduced to programming languages C/C++, Java, Python and JavaScript, among others.