Course Name / Section:

CIS 4339 / 001

Course Title:

Project in Computer Science

Instructor:

Paul Wolfgang

   Office:

Wachman Hall, Room 1041.

   Email:

wolfgang@temple.edu

   Phone:

215-204-5155

Course Web Page:

Blackboard 

Website for Complete Syllabus:

http://www.cis.temple.edu/~wolfgang/Syllabus4339Fall2007.html

Prerequisites:

CIS4298 (W338) must have been completed with a grade of C or better.

Textbook(s):

Humphrey. “Introduction to the Team Software Process” Addison-Wesley, 2000

Course Goals:

Implementation of a software engineering project with a client. Utilize standard project management techniques for managing tasks and reporting. Develop and practice effective presentation styles and skills. Learn to work as part of a team.

Topics Covered:

Students will be assigned projects with clients in the local business community. They are expected to utilize the skills introduced during the first semester in CIS4298 (W338). Groups will be introduced to a client with a real business problem. After meeting with the client, they will engage in data gathering and the development of a Functional Specification and Design Document. Groups will present their solutions to the class and the client. After approval from the client and the instructor, the team will proceed to implement their solution.

Attendance Policy:

Attendance is mandatory for team presentations and scheduled guests lectures.