Software Engineering – CSIS 471

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 05/26/2022

Course Description

Study of the software development process. Topics include: phases of a software project; life-cycle models; metrics; tools; and ethical and professional issues. Participation on team projects is integral. (Formerly CSCI 481)

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.

Rationale

Software is developed using engineering methodologies and techniques. A thorough knowledge of these methods is crucial to proper software creation.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations/notes

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussions (2)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to provide a thread in response to the provided prompt for each discssion. Each thread must be 300–500 words and demonstrate course-related and Bible-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to at least 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be 250–350 words. Current APA formatting is required for any citations. At least 1 citation must be included.

Homework Assignments (3)

The student is required to complete 3 assignments that will give him/her an opportunity to demonstrate mastery of the lessons learned during the associated module: weeks.

Deliverable Assignments (4)

The student is required to complete 4 deliverable assignments that will give him/her an opportunity to demonstrate mastery of the lessons learned during the associated and preceding Module: Weeks.

Quizzes (6)

Each quiz will cover the vocabulary words from the texts for the assigned Module: Week. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes and contain 10 matching questions. There is no time limit for the student to complete this quiz.

Quiz: Exams (2)

These are cumulative exams – Quiz: Midterm Exam covers material in Module: Week 1 through Module: Week 4 and the Quiz: Final Exam covers material in Module: Week 5 through Module: Week 8. The exams are composed of two parts and are open-book/open-notes. The exams will consist of random essay, true/false, and multiple choice questions. Students will have 60 minutes to complete the Quiz: Midterm Exam and 90 minutes to complete the Quiz: Final Exam.