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Part of the problem is that software "engineering" and computer science are rather different beasts. If the faculty is focused on computer science, it won't put much emphasis on software and may not even see it as a worthy pursuit. It's just a craft that must occasionally be dragged into various areas of computer science.

The problem is actually more widespread. My experience is that many companies with large software teams don't act as if software is important to their success. A software team is mostly seen as a cost center, and there is little drive for good design. A technical career path for people who prefer to focus on software doesn't exist or is weak. Among other things, a firm that runs a good software shop often has a software architect reporting directly to the VP of Engineering, and that person is compensated the same as the VP's other direct reports.

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