Computer Science Department
College of Sciences & Mathematics

CSC490 Syllabus

  1. Course number and name

    CSC490 – Independent Project

  2. Credits and contact hours

    3 Credit Hours

  3. Instructor’s or course coordinator’s name

    Instructor: Any tenured or tenure-track Computer Science professor.

  4. Text book, title, author, and year

    None

  5. Specific course information
    1. brief description of the content of the course (catalog description)

      The student designs and implements a software system. Project problems are drawn from local industry and university departments. A computer science faculty member supervises each project.

    2. prerequisites or co-requisites

      Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

    3. indicate whether a required, elective, or selected elective course in the program

      Elective course.

  6. Specific goals for the course
    1. specific outcomes of instruction

      Student will develop a computer science project according to a schedule worked out between the student and the faculty instructor. The project is based around software development, but can involve other aspects of computer systems such as hardware usage with circuits, networking equipment, etc.

    2. explicitly indicate which of the student outcomes listed in Criterion 3 or any other outcomes are addressed by the course.

      Course addresses Student Outcomes (a), (f), (h), (i), (j) and (m).

  7. Brief list of topics to be covered

    Depends on project.