This page contains Syllabus of Software Engineering of CSIT.

Title Software Engineering
Short Name
Course code CSC364
Nature of course Theory
Sixth Semester
Full marks 80+20
Pass marks 24+8
Credit Hrs 3
Elective/Compulsary Compulsary

Course Description

Course Description:

This course familiarizes students with different concepts of software engineering mainly focusing on software process models, agile development, requirements engineering, models, design, implementation, testing, evolution, and software project management.

Course Objectives:

The main objective of this course is to provide knowledge of different concepts of software engineering so that students will be able to develop high quality software using different software management skills.

Units and Unit Content

1. Introduction
teaching hours: 2 hrs

Software and its Types; Attributes of Good Software; Software Engineering and its Importance; Fundamental Software Engineering Activities; Difference between Software Engineering and Computer Science; Difference between Software Engineering and System Engineering; Challenges and Cost of Software Engineering; Professional Software Development; Software Engineering Diversity; Internet Software Engineering; Software Engineering Ethics

2. Software Processes
teaching hours: 5 hrs

Software Process; Software Process Models (Waterfall Model; Incremental Development; Integration and Configuration); Software Process Activities (Software Specification, Software Design and Implementation; Software Validation; Software Evolution); Coping with Change (Prototyping, Incremental Delivery); Process Improvement

3. Agile Software Development
teaching hours: 3 hrs

Agile Development; Plan-Driven vs. Agile Development; Agile Methods; Agile Development Techniques; Introduction to Agile Project Management

4. Requirements Engineering
teaching hours: 3 hrs

Concept of User and System Requirements; Functional and Non-Functional Requirements; Requirements Engineering Process; Requirements Elicitation; Requirements Specification; Requirements Validation; Requirements Change

5. System Modeling
teaching hours: 6 hrs

Introduction to System Modeling; Context Models; Interaction Models; Structural Models; Behavioral Models; Model-Driven Architecture

6. Architectural Design
teaching hours: 6 hrs

Introduction; Architectural Design Decisions; Architectural Views; Architectural Patterns; Application Architectures

7. Design and Implementation
teaching hours: 5 hrs

Introduction; Object-Oriented Design using UML; Design Patterns; Implementation Issues; Open-Source Development

8. Software Testing
teaching hours: 5 hrs

Introduction; Validation and Verification Testing; Software Inspection; Software Testing Process; Development Testing; Test-Driven Development; Release Testing; User Testing

9. Software Evolution
teaching hours: 3 hrs

Evolution Process; Legacy Systems; Software Maintenance

10. Software Management
teaching hours: 7 hrs

Software Project Management; Project Management Activities (Project Planning, Risk Management, People Management, Reporting and Proposal Writing); Project Planning (Software Pricing, Plan-Driven Development, Project Scheduling, Estimation Techniques, COCOMO Cost Modeling); Introduction to Quality Management and Configuration Management

Lab and Practical works

Laboratory / Project Work:

Students should prepare a project report along with software product using different concepts of software engineering. The project can be done in groups with at most four members in each group using any suitable database, programming, interfacing technologies, and project management concepts.