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University of Calgary Calendar 2019-2020 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions S Software Engineering for Engineers ENSF
Software Engineering for Engineers ENSF

For more information about these courses, see the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering: https://schulich.ucalgary.ca/electrical-computer.

Senior Courses
Software Engineering for Engineers 337       Programming Fundamentals for Software and Computer
Key features of the C programming language. Pointers, memory models and memory management. Manipulation of text files and binary files. Introduction to recursion. Introduction to a modern object-oriented language. Development of basic program design skills with small projects.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-1T-1.5)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 233.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 337 and Computer Engineering 339 will not be allowed.
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Software Engineering for Engineers 409       Principles of Software Development
A survey of software design and development topics for Engineering students. Topics include: key features of an object-oriented programming language, especially inheritance and polymorphism; elements of object-oriented design; programming and application of common data structures; strategies and tools for testing and debugging.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Computer Engineering 335 or 339 or Software Engineering for Engineers 337.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 409 and either Electrical Engineering 409 or Computer Engineering 493 will not be allowed.
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Software Engineering for Engineers 480       Principles of Software Design
Brief overview of typical software development lifecycles. Systematic methods for designing large-scale, quality software. Concepts such as abstraction, modularity, and software modelling will be covered. Designing for non-functional properties of software will be introduced. Emphasis on individual skills.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Software Engineering for Engineers 409 and Computer Engineering 369.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 480 and any of Software Engineering 300, 301, 311, 411, Computer Science 301, 333, or 451 will not be allowed.
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Software Engineering for Engineers 519       Special Topics in Software Engineering
Current topics in software engineering.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
Notes:
Consult Department for announcement of topics.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Software Engineering for Engineers 545       Introduction to Virtual Reality
Introduce VR technologies. Emphasize on engineering methodologies of creating VR systems. Characterize VR systems, hardware and software, user 3D interaction, and VR applications and future.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Software Engineering for Engineers 409.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 545 and 519.45 will not be allowed.
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Software Engineering for Engineers 592       Programming Fundamentals for Data Engineers
An introductory course in programming with an emphasis on data engineering. Topics include: Basic data structures and algorithms; Loops and iterations; Files and I/O, Functions, Classes, Modules, and Packages; Strings and text manipulation; Data wrangling; Network and Web programming; Data visualization.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 592 and 519.48 will not be allowed.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Software Engineering for Engineers 593       Principles of Software Development I
A fundamental study of software design and development topics for Engineering students. Topics include: fundamental programming constructs; key features of an object-oriented programming language, especially inheritance and polymorphism, elements of object-oriented design; programming and application of common data structures; strategies and tools for testing and debugging.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 593 and 519.49 will not be allowed.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Software Engineering for Engineers 594        Principles of Software Development II
A fundamental study of software design and development topics for Engineering students. Topics include: parallel programming; event-driven programming; database programming; socket programming, and the development of client-server architectures; software engineering best practices.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 594 and 519.50 will not be allowed.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Graduate Courses

Registration in all courses requires the approval of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Software Engineering for Engineers 603       Modelling and Measurement of Software Performance
Performance-oriented review of computer systems; methodologies to evaluate software performance; fundamental performance laws; performance prediction using queuing network models; discrete event simulation of computer system performance, simulation input and output analysis; performance testing, monitoring and benchmarking; workload characterization; software performance engineering.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering 603 and 619.02 will not be allowed.
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Software Engineering for Engineers 604       Theoretical Foundations of Software Engineering
Explores formal principles of software engineering based on the common recognition that software engineering is not constrained by any physical laws as we know. The transdisciplinary foundations of software engineering are presented from the facets of information, computing, mathematics, cognitive, and management sciences, software engineering philosophies; engineering, mathematical, computational, management science, cognitive informatics, computational intelligence foundations and approaches of software engineering. As a result, a coherent framework of software engineering theories is learnt.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 604 and Software Engineering 609.19 will not be allowed.
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Software Engineering for Engineers 606       Software Engineering Fundamentals
Methodological foundation of software development principles from requirements analysis to software design and architecture.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Software Engineering for Engineers 409 or consent of the Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 606 and Software Engineering for Engineers 619.16 will not be allowed.
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Software Engineering for Engineers 607       Software Design and Architecture I
A study of software design topics including: abstraction, modularity, design patterns, software modelling, architectural patterns.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Software Engineering for Engineers 592 or 519.48, 593 or 519.49, and 594 or 519.50; or consent of the department.
Corequisite(s):
Software Engineering for Engineers 608.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 607 and 619.21 will not be allowed.
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Software Engineering for Engineers 608       Software Design and Architecture II
A study of topics related to architecting software systems: database design, methods and technologies for developing web-based software systems, and architecting systems for non-functional software properties.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Software Engineering for Engineers 592 or 519.48, 593 or 519.49, and 594 or 519.50; or consent of the department.
Corequisite(s):
Software Engineering for Engineers 607.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 608 and 619.22 will not be allowed.
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Software Engineering for Engineers 609       Team Design Project in Software Engineering I
A team design project in either software development or software best practice and experience.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the department.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 609 and 619.23 will not be allowed.
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Software Engineering for Engineers 610       Team Design Project in Software Engineering II
A team design project in either software development or software best practice and experience.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the department.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 610 and 619.24 will not be allowed.
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Software Engineering for Engineers 611       Machine Learning for Software Engineers
Covers Machine Learning, which focuses on developing machine learning applications, specifically in the engineering domain. Covers basic techniques for supervised and unsupervised learning, with the emphasis on the applied aspects of the techniques.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Software Engineering for Engineers 592 or 519.48; or consent of the department.  
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 611 and either 519.47 or 619.25 will not be allowed.
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Software Engineering for Engineers 612       Engineering Large Scale Data Analytics Systems
Sources and characteristics of large scale data, i.e., "big data", large scale data analysis, benefits of large scale data analysis to various industry domains, scalable data analysis frameworks, large scale data algorithms in selected application domains.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Software Engineering for Engineers 592 or 519.48, 593 or 519.49, and 594 or 519.50; or consent of the department.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 612 and 619.28 will not be allowed.
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Software Engineering for Engineers 613       Software Requirements Analysis and Process Management
Introduction to software development process, product management, and software requirements analysis: Elicitation, modelling, and validation of requirements.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the department.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Software Engineering for Engineers 613 and 619.30 will not be allowed.
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Software Engineering for Engineers 619       Special Topics
A study of problems of particular interest to students specializing in Software Engineering.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-1) or (3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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