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[CS-225: Software Engineering]
Course Guide
Fatima Khan
Prince Sultan University,
College for Women
Outline
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Course Description
Course Objectives
Course Resources
Course Calendar
Course Location & Office Hours
Attendance Policies
Other Policies (e.g., Plagiarism)
Class Participation
Homework Sample
Quizzes
Major Exams & Final Exam
Overall Assessment
How to Study for Course
Course Description
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An overview of software engineering (definitions,
evaluation, applications), Software process models,
Software life cycle, Software requirement analysis,
Software
documentation,
Software
design
methodologies, Development strategies and project
management.
Course Objectives
At the end of the course, the student is expected to be equipped with
the following skills:
Knowledge: To demonstrate software development as an engineering
methodology.To make the students understand various approaches of
developing software (prototyping, Agile etc.)To demonstrate the use of the
effective software engineering techniques.
 Cognitive Skills: To apply the software engineering methodology in
developing the software systems using conventional and object oriented
analysis and design concepts.
 Interpersonal Skills & Responsibility: To acquire the knowledge
(management skills) completing the software development in a timely, high
quality and cost effective manner. To learn team work skills in order to use the
team members effectively.
 Numerical & Communication Skills: To acquire the knowledge for
developing effective communication, (presentation, persuasion) motivation. To
develop new approaches for solving problems.
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Course Resources
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Main source
Software Engineering 8th Edition, By Somerville.
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Other resource
Software Engineering A Practitioner’s Approach 6th Edition, By Roger S.
Pressman.
Modern System Analysis And Design 4th Edition By Jeffrey A Hoffer
An Integrated approach to Software Engineering 6th Edition By Pankaj Jalote.
Course Calendar
6. Scheduling of Assessment Tasks for Students
Assessment
Week Due
Proportion of Final
Assessment
Assessment Task
1
Assignment 1
Week 5
5%
2
Assignment 2
Week 11
5%
3
Quizzes & Class Activities
1st day of the Week
10%
5
Major – I
23rd March
10%
6
Major – II
25th May
10%
7
Attendance & Class Participation
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5%
8
Project work & Presentations
Week 7,9,1315
15%
9
Final Exam
Week 17
40%
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Course Location:
Monday 10:00 – 12:00(W 330)
Tuesday 8:00- 10:00(W 351)
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Office Hours:
◦ Sunday 9:00 - 9:50 am.
◦ Tuesday 10:00-11:50 am.
◦ Other hours strictly by appointment.
Course Location & Office Hours
Attendance Policies
Students that regularly come to class 10
minutes late will be marked absent.
 Students that are regularly absent will be given
DN warnings. (See DN Warning Flyer).
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Other Policies
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Course website should be checked frequently.
Students should read from the textbook.
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0.5 marks will be deducted on submission of late assignment with each
passing day after deadline. Assignment will only be accepted after 3
days from due date.
Late assignments will not be accepted.
All assignments must be completed individually by each student
There will be no Make up exam or quiz
Cheating
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◦ Exam
 Zeros will be given upon suspicion
◦ Assignment
 Copy: both parties gets only 10% marks.
Pop Quizzes/ Class Work (10%)
Students must regularly come to class to
participate in class work and class discussions
 Pop Quizzes will be taken any time on the 1st
day of the week.
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Assignments (10%)
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Students will have the opportunity to take two
Assignments during the term.
Major Exams (25%)/ Final Exam (40%)
Major Exam I is worth 10% .
 Major Exam II is worth 10% .
 If a student misses a major exam with an
acceptable excuse, the lowest mark of the other
major and final will be given.
 Final exam is worth 40%.
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How to Study for this Course
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Read the chapter after the lecture
Try to do all of the exercises & Reflect
Questions in each chapter.
Think Critically – ask questions, make notes,
and reflect on material.
Practice the test questions on the Companion
Website.
Attempt the Assignments properly.

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