Student Originated Software


Fall 2013, Winter 2014 and Spring 2014 quarters

Taught by

(F,W)
computer science, mathematics
(S)
computer science
(F,W)
mathematics, computer science
computer science

Prerequisites

Students are expected to have completed Computer Science Foundations or equivalent, including discrete mathematics, computer architecture and one year of computer programming.

The successful completion of large software systems requires strong technical skills, good design and competent management. Unfortunately, unlike hardware, software systems have proven to be notoriously difficult to build on-time, in-budget, and reliable, despite the best efforts of many very smart people over the last 50 years. This is an upper-division program intended to help students gain the technical knowledge required to understand, analyze, modify and build complex software systems.

We will concentrate on learning the organization and complexity of large software systems that we do understand, and gaining practical experience in order to achieve a deeper understanding of the art, science, collaboration and multi-disciplinary skills required to develop computing solutions in real-world application domains. The technical topics will be selected from data structures, algorithm analysis, operating systems, networks, information security, object oriented design and analysis, verification techniques, scientific visualization and modeling. The program seminar will focus on various technical topics in the software industry. Students will have an opportunity to engage in a substantial computing project through all the development phases of proposal, requirements, specification, design and implementation.

This program is for advanced computer science students who satisfy the prerequisites. We also expect students to have the discipline, intellectual maturity and self motivation to identify their project topics, organize project teams and resources and complete advanced work independently.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

computer science, software engineering, and technology use and development in an application area.

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Location and Schedule

Campus location

Olympia

Schedule

Offered during: Day

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Online Learning

Hybrid Online Learning < 25% Delivered Online

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Upper Division Science Credit

All 48 credits of the work in this program are designed to be upper-division math/science. Students who successfully complete the program requirements will earn upper-division credit in computer science.

Registration Information

Credits: 16 (Fall); 16 (Winter); 16 (Spring)

Variable Credit Options

8- or 12-credit options available upon a space-available basis. For more information, contact Sherri Shulman.

Class standing: Sophomore–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 25

Fall

Signature Required

Satisfactory completion of Computer Science Foundations or equivalent, including discrete mathematics, computer architecture and one year of computer programming. Student background will be assessed based on an informal transcript of prior course work and/or an interview with the faculty. Contact Sherri Shulman (sherri@evergreen.edu) before week 1 of classes.

Course Reference Numbers

So - Sr (16 credits): 10096
So - Sr (1-16 credits): 10097

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Winter

Accepting New Students

Signature Required

Satisfactory completion of fall quarter Student Originated Software or equivalent, including prior course work in intermediate level computer programming, computer architecture and discrete mathematics and upper division work in data structures, operating systems and computer networking. For more information, contact Sherri Shulman. Qualified students will be admitted on a space-available basis.

Course Reference Numbers

So - Sr (16 credits): 20071
So - Sr (1-16 credits): 20072

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Spring

Enrollment Closed

Course Reference Numbers

So - Sr (16 credits): 30058
So - Sr (1-16 credits): 30059

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