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What's the difference between a software engineer and a computer programmer?

I need to apply to universities and I'm wondering what's the difference between applying for software engineering and applying for computer science. I like to code and solve problems. Do you code a lot for both of them?

Asked By: - 12/17/2011
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Science is about knowing, engineering is about doing. So a scientist can look at a pyramid and workout how it was built, whereas you can describe a pyramid to an engineer and they'll be able to work out how to build it... More
Answered By: peteams - 12/17/2011
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Look into the required classes for each. I'm guessing the one requires you to take the general core engineering classes. That should help you choose.
Answered By: Macaroni Jablome - 12/17/2011
 
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