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: This is a capstone course to be taken after at least two programming intensive courses toward the end of a program of study. Familiarity with OO design concepts and proficiency in at least one high-level programming language is required. Or, Instructor's consent. Familiarity with web or mobile application development preferred.

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.

2022FALLMETCS673 A1, Sep 7th to Dec 7th 2022

Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 06:00 PM 08:45 PM PSY B51

2022FALLMETCS673 O1, Sep 6th to Oct 24th 2022

Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD ROOM

2023SPRGMETCS673 A1, Jan 25th to May 3rd 2023

Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 06:00 PM 08:45 PM CAS B18

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