Computer Science Senior Project

COM S 402

Offered during Fall and Spring Semesters each year.

  1. Credits and contact hours: 2-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits
  2. Instructor’s or course coordinator’s name: Simanta Mitra
  3. Text book, title, author, and year: None required
  4. Other supplemental materials: None

Specific course information

  1. Brief description of the content of the course: Students work as individuals and teams to complete the planning, design, and implementation of a significant project in the topic area. Oral and written reports. No more than 6 credits of 402A, 402B, and 402C may be used toward graduation.
  2. Prerequisites or co-requisites: COM S 309, COM S 311, COM S 321, and COM S 331, Senior Classification
  3. Required, elective, or selected elective? Required

Specific goals for the course

  1. Specific outcomes of instruction:
  • Be able to produce a major project that integrates and applies knowledge and skills acquired in earlier coursework. (1, 2, 6)
  • Be able to give a clear, concise oral and written report. (3)
  • Be able to work in a team. (5)

Brief list of topics to be covered

  • Design and implement a major project working in a team
  • Produce a written report and give an oral presentation