CSC402 – Software Engineering
3 Credit Hours
Instructor: Dr. Richard Epstein, Professor of Computer Science
Course coordinator: Dr. Richard Epstein, Professor of Computer Science
Text book, title, author, and year
Introduction to the Personal Software Process, Watts Humphrey (SEI), Addison-Wesley, 1999.
Other Supplemental Materials
Most of the course is focused on our "coursepack," which consists of articles students can access via the IEEE Computer Society and ACM digital libraries. Most of the articles come from IEEE Software and the Communications of the ACM.
Specific course information
brief description of the content of the course (catalog description)
This course focuses on more advanced topics in object-oriented programming, including project design, planning, and testing using milestones and checklists. Programming topics include text processing (including the StringBuilder and StringTokenizer classes), inheritance, polymorphism, abstract classes, interfaces, generic classes, exception classes, exception throwing and handling, random access files, serialization, and an introduction to some basic data structures, such as collection classes and linked list.
prerequisites or co-requisites
Prerequisite: CSC241 Data Structures and Algorithms
indicate whether a required, elective, or selected elective course in the program
specific outcomes of instruction
explicitly indicate which of the student outcomes listed in Criterion 3 or any other
outcomes are addressed by the course.
Course addresses Student Outcomes (d), (e), (g) and (h).