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Is that not the case ? I've heard you would learn less theory than in CS if I enrolled in SE.

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Erik W

Not the original poster but FWIW I'm doing my master's in SE and I'd say I did more programming in undergrad (but I was a Computer Information Systems major, not CS).

In my classes, SE is more about processes and touches on every part of the SDLC. There's coding for sure, but it's surprisingly little.