BSE 2102 Software Development Principles II

BSE2102; Software Development Principles II (4CU)
Course Objectives; Upon successful completion of the course, the candidate should be: (i) Able to describe
the history of software development and software lifecycle management; (ii) Able to address various
challenges of user interface design and adaption (iii) Demonstrate ability to carry out system feasibility
study and document requirements; (iv) Able to carry out software modularization using one of the most
popular software design tools; (v) Show ability to manage a software development process; (vi) Able to design,
implement and deploy a software product; and (vii) Able to performance software correctness and testing
with minimum difficulties.
Course Content; History of software design and development, Software crisis, Software lifecycle
Management issues, User interfacing, Documentation, Requirements Analysis and Definition, Feasibility
study, System specification, Functional of software specification Methods, Tools, Design Methodologies:
structured design, functional decomposition, data-flow(data-driven), data structure (Jackson), objectoriented design, Tools: abstraction, structure chart, data-flow diagram, program design language, structured
walk through, Implementation and Testing, Programming environments, teams, languages, and style
,Strategies for maintaining ability and reusability, Test case design, program testing, and system testing,
Quality assurance, verification, validation, reliability, Testing methodologies, Evolution, Operation;
performance analysis and measurement Maintenance
•Balancing Agility and Discipline: A Guide for the Perplexed; by Barry Boehm and Richard
Turner, Addison Wesley Professional, 2003, ISBN-10:0321186125.
•201Principles of Software Development, by Alan M. Davis, McGraw-Hill, March, 1995, ISBN10:0070158401