Software Engineering


Software Engineering

MET CS 673 (4 credits)

  • Oral and/or Signed Communication
  • Digital/Multimedia Expression
  • Teamwork/Collaboration

Overview of techniques and tools to develop high quality software. Topics include software development life cycle such as Agile and DevOps, requirements analysis, software design, programming techniques, refactoring, testing, as well as software management issues. This course features a semester-long group project where students will design and develop a real world software system in groups using Agile methodology and various SE tools, including UML tools, project management tools, programming frameworks, unit and system testing tools , integration tools and version control tools. Prereq: At least two 500 level or above programming intensive courses. Or instructor's consent. Students should be familiar with object oriented design concepts and proficient in at least one high level programming language before taking this class. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Digital/Multimedia Expression, Oral and/or Signed Communication, Teamwork/Collaboration.

2021FALLMETCS673 A1, Sep 2nd to Dec 9th 2021

Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 06:00 PM 08:45 PM SHA 206

2021FALLMETCS673 O1, Sep 7th to Oct 25th 2021

Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD

2022SPRGMETCS673 A1, Jan 26th to May 4th 2022

Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 06:00 PM 08:45 PM CAS 213

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