Fall 2021 - CMPT 276 D100
Introduction to Software Engineering (3)
Class Number: 4467
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Mo 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 3149, Burnaby
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 3149, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 14, 2021
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
Instructor:Saba Alimadadi Jani
Prerequisites:One W course, CMPT 225, (MACM 101 or (ENSC 251 and ENSC 252)) and (MATH 151 or MATH 150), all with a minimum grade of C-. MATH 154 or MATH 157 with at least a B+ may be substituted for MATH 151 or MATH 150.
An overview of various techniques used for software development and software project management. Major tasks and phases in modern software development, including requirements, analysis, documentation, design, implementation, testing,and maintenance. Project management issues are also introduced. Students complete a team project using an iterative development process. Students with credit for CMPT 275 may not take this course for further credit.
The theory and practice of software development are introduced. Students will learn the standard methodologies underlying software development, including requirements, analysis, documentation, design, implementation, testing, maintenance, debugging, refactoring, and version control. The term-long group project will have deliverables throughout the term, focusing on inception/elaboration, implementation, testing, refactoring, and presentation of the project. The focus of the course is on preparing students to be effective members of a software development team. The programming language for the lectures, assignments, and the project will be Java.
COURSE-LEVEL EDUCATIONAL GOALS:
- Version control
- Software development life cycle
- Requirements: system analysis and modelling, requirements engineering
- High-level Design: UML, architectural, etc
- Design principles and design patterns
- UI design
- Concurrency & Multithreading
- Build Automation + Documentation
- Unit & integration testing
Combination of quizzes (during lecture), assignments, group project (different phases), exams (midterm and/or final), version-control activities, and participation in class activities. Details to be announced first week of class.
Students must attain an overall passing grade on the weighted average of exams in the course in order to obtain a clear pass (C- or better).
- Software Engineering: A Practitioner's Approach, Roger Pressman and Bruce Maxim, McGraw-Hill Education,
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