SLCC General Catalog 2013-2014

Software Engineering CP

CTE Certificate of Proficiency
16 credits minimum

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Program Description

This program is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of software engineering and experience with the entire software development cycle.Upon completion students will have learned how to select algorithms and data structures, how to translate requirements into an appropriate software design, and how to build a larger software project as a team.

Career Opportunities

Computer Software Engineer – Applications, Computer Software Engineer – Systems Software, Computer Systems Analyst, Computer Systems Engineer & Architect.

NOTE:This Certificate of Proficiency is eligible for financial aid if it is a part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree.Courses within the certificate may also be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program.Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if the Certificate of Proficiency and classes are eligible.

Required Courses: (9 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CSIS 2450

Software Engineering

3

F,Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1410

CSIS 2700

Projects for Industry

3

Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1410

CSIS 2570

Advanced Java Programming

3

F

Recommended: CSIS 1410

OR

CSIS 2530

Intermediate Programming in C#

3

F

Recommended: CSIS 1410


Recommended Elective Courses: (7 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CSIS 2420

CSIS 2060

Algorithms and Data Structures

Decision Support Systems

4

3

F,Sp

Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1410

CSIS 2010

CSIS 2630

Android Application Development

3

F

Recommended: CSIS 1410

CSIS 2640

CSIS 2900

Mobile IOS App Development

Current Topics in CSIS

3

1-4

Sp

Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1410

MGT 1100

Small Business Management

3

F,Sp

FIN 1050

Personal Finance (ID)

3

F,Sp

MKTG 1030

Introduction to Marketing

3

F,Sp

ACCT 1110

Financial Accounting I

3

F,Sp

For elective credit, a student may choose any course in the CSIS Department, or any course from any department in the School of Business or the Visual Art and Design Department.


Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

CSIS 2450

3

CSIS 2700

3

CSIS 2570/2530

3

ELEC

4

ELEC

3

 

Total

9

Total

7


Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

  • Understand Software Engineering concepts

1 – Substantive Knowledge

  • Select appropriate algorithms and data structures when given a set of programming specifications

1 – Substantive Knowledge

3 – Developing Quantitative Literacy

4 – Thinking Critically

  • As a team develop requirements and translate those requirements into an appropriate software design

4 – Think Critically 

2 – Communicate Effectively

  • Build a database enabled web application

1 – Substantive Knowledge

4 – Thinking Critically

Department Contact Info

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Division

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 109
801-957-5150

General Information
801-957-4073

CSIS Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 130A
801-957-4286

Program Faculty

Professors
Jimmy Chen
Gordon Frisbey
Susumu Kasai
Randy Koziatek
Lorna Wells
Bruce Worthen

Associate Professors
Paul Anstall
Robert Baird
Marilyn Hibbert
Philip Nielson

Assistant Professors
Zahra Atashi
Roderick Buhler
Edward Walsh

Instructors
Dan Pope
Margarethe Posch