SOFT160
Software Engineering I

Prerequisites: MATH 103 or equivalent.

Letter grade only.

Description: Introduction to software engineering and to problem solving with computers. Topics include problem solving methods, the use of computational resources to solve problems, and techniques for collaborative software development. Techniques based on disciplined software engineering principles and practices for engineering, building, analyzing and managing software-related artifacts. Common tools and techniques for developing, analyzing, testing, debugging, and managing software and software-related artifacts.

This course is a prerequisite for: CSCE 235; CSCE 235H; CSCE 311; MECH 300; MECH 350; SOFT 161; SOFT 161H; SOFT 360

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

SOFT160H
Software Engineering I

Prerequisites: MATH 103 or equivalent

Description: Introduction to software engineering and to problem solving with computers. Topics include problem solving methods, the use of computational resources to solve problems, and techniques for collaborative software development. Techniques based on disciplined software engineering principles and practices for engineering, building, analyzing and managing software-related artifacts. Common tools and techniques for developing, analyzing, testing, debugging, and managing software and software-related artifacts.

This course is a prerequisite for: CSCE 235; CSCE 235H; SOFT 161; SOFT 161H

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

SOFT161
Software Engineering II

Prerequisites: A grade of C+ or higher in either SOFT 160 or SOFT 160H.

Letter grade only.

Description: Software engineering techniques and tools for designing, modeling, and building event-driven and multi-layer applications. Topics include advanced data structure, persistent data storage, object-oriented programming, and techniques for testing complex software systems.

This course is a prerequisite for: CSCE 310; CSCE 310H; CSCE 322; CSCE 322H; CSCE 378; CSCE 378H; SOFT 260; SOFT 360

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

SOFT161H
Honors: Software Engineering II

Prerequisites: A grade of C+ or higher in either SOFT 160 or SOFT 160H.

Description: Software engineering techniques and tools for designing, modeling, and building event-driven and multi-layer applications. Topics include advanced data structure, persistent data storage, object-oriented programming, and techniques for testing complex software systems.

This course is a prerequisite for: CSCE 322; CSCE 322H; CSCE 378; CSCE 378H; SOFT 260

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

SOFT162
Software Engineering Fundamentals

Prerequisites: CSCE 156, CSCE 156H or equivalent

Students must earn a grade of C+ or higher in this course to be admitted to the Software Engineering program.

Description: Introduction to software engineering and problem solving with computers.

This course is a prerequisite for: SOFT 260

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SUMMER

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

SOFT260
Software Engineering III

Prerequisites: A grade of C+ or higher in either SOFT 161, SOFT 161H or SOFT 162; CSCE 235.

Letter grade only.

Description: Advanced data structures and their associated algorithms for solving computational problems. Techniques for systematically specifying, managing, and analyzing software requirements, and for managing software change and working effectively in teams.

This course is a prerequisite for: CSCE 351; CSCE 361, CSCE 361H; SOFT 261; SOFT 261H, RAIK 284H; SOFT 360

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

SOFT260H
Honors: Software Engineering IIICrosslisted with RAIK 283H

Prerequisites: A grade of C+ or higher in either SOFT 161 or SOFT 161H or SOFT 162 or RAIK 184H or equivalent; CSCE 235.

Description: Advanced data structures and their associated algorithms for solving computational problems. Techniques for systematically specifying, managing, and analyzing software requirements, and for managing software change and working effectively in teams.

This course is a prerequisite for: CSCE 351; CSCE 361, CSCE 361H; SOFT 261; SOFT 261H, RAIK 284H

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

SOFT261
Software Engineering IV

Prerequisites: A grade of C+ or higher in SOFT 260 or equivalent.

Description: Techniques and tools based on disciplined software engineering principles for producing, interpreting, and communicating visual artifacts related to software architecture and construction.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL/SPR
ACE Outcomes: ACE 2 Communication Competence

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 2 Communication Competence

SOFT261H
Software Engineering IVCrosslisted with RAIK 284H

Prerequisites: Good Standing in UNL Honors Program or by invitation; a grade of C+ or higher in SOFT 260, SOFT 260H, or RAIK 283H.

Description: Techniques and tools based on disciplined software engineering principles for producing, interpreting, and communicating visual artifacts related to software architecture and construction.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL/SPR
ACE Outcomes: ACE 2 Communication Competence

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 2 Communication Competence

SOFT360
Software Engineering Mentoring and Leadership

Prerequisites: A grade of C or higher in SOFT 160, SOFT 161, SOFT 260 or SOFT 261

Letter grade only.

Description: Mentoring and leading software engineering teams. Topics include roles and responsibilities of a leader, roles and responsibilities of a mentor, and traits of effective leaders and mentors. Techniques for effectively mentoring and leading software engineering teams.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

SOFT401H
Honors: RAIK Design Studio ICrosslisted with RAIK 401H, BSAD 401H, CSCE 401H

Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation; admission to the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management; RAIK 383H or equivalent.

First semester in the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management design studio

Description: Application of Raikes School core content in a team oriented, project management setting. Complete projects in consultation with private and public sector clients.

This course is a prerequisite for: RAIK 402H, BSAD 402H, CSCE 402H, SOFT 402H

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

SOFT402H
Honors: RAIK Design Studio IICrosslisted with RAIK 402H, BSAD 402H, CSCE 402H

Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation; admission to the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management; BSAD/CSCE/SOFT/RAIK 401H.

Second semester in the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management design studio

Description: Application of Raikes School core content in a team oriented, project management setting. Complete projects in consultation with private and public sector clients.

This course is a prerequisite for: RAIK 403H, BSAD 403H, CSCE 403H

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SPRING
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

SOFT403
Software Engineering Capstone I

Prerequisites: CSCE 487 or equivalent

Must be taken exactly one semester before SOFT 404.

Description: A substantial software engineering project requiring design, planning and scheduling, teamwork, written and oral communications, and the integration and application of technical and analytical aspects of computer science and software engineering in consultation with private and public sector clients.

This course is a prerequisite for: SOFT 404; SOFT 404H

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOFT403H
Honors: Software Engineering Capstone I

Prerequisites: CSCE 487 or CSCE 487H or equivalent.

Must be taken exactly one semester before SOFT 404 or SOFT 404H.

Description: A substantial software engineering project requiring design, planning and scheduling, teamwork, written and oral communications, and the integration and application of technical and analytical aspects of computer science and software engineering in consultation with private and public sector clients.

This course is a prerequisite for: SOFT 404H

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOFT404
Software Engineering Capstone II

Prerequisites: SOFT 403 (taken exactly one semester previous).

Description: A substantial software engineering project requiring design, planning and scheduling, teamwork, written and oral communications, and the integration and application of technical and analytical aspects of computer science and software engineering in consultation with private and public sector clients.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOFT404H
Software Engineering Capstone II

Prerequisites: SOFT 403 or SOFT 403H.

Must be taken exactly one semester after SOFT 403 or SOFT 403H.

Description: A substantial software engineering project requiring design, planning and scheduling, teamwork, written and oral communications, and the integration and application of technical and analytical aspects of computer science and software engineering.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOFT460
Software Engineering for RoboticsCrosslisted with CSCE 460, CSCE 860

Prerequisites: SOFT 261 or RAIK 383H or CSCE 361

Description: Application of software engineering practices and principles to autonomous robotic systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOFT461
Advanced Topics in Software EngineeringCrosslisted with CSCE 461, CSCE 861

Prerequisites: A grade of "P" or "C" or better in CSCE 361, CSCE 361H, SOFT 261, SOFT 261H or RAIK 383H.

Description: Advanced or emerging techniques in software engineering. Topics include but not limited to design methodology, software dependability, and advanced software development environments.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOFT466
Software Design and ArchitectureCrosslisted with CSCE 466, CSCE 866

Prerequisites: A grade of "P" or "C" or better in CSCE 361, CSCE 361H, SOFT 261, SOFT 261H or RAIK 383H.

Letter grade only.

Description: Introduction to the concepts, principles, and state-of-the-art methods in software design and architecture. Topics include application of software engineering process models and management approaches for the design and architecture of large-scale software systems, trade-offs of designing for qualities such as performance, security, and dependability, and techniques and tools for analyzing and evaluating software architectures.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOFT467
Testing, Verification and AnalysisCrosslisted with CSCE 467, CSCE 867

Prerequisites: A grade of "P" or "C" or better in CSCE 361, CSCE 361H, SOFT 261, SOFT 261H or RAIK 383H.

Letter grade only.

Description: In-depth coverage of problems related to software quality, and approaches for addressing them. Topics include testing techniques, dynamic and static program analysis techniques, and other approaches for verifying software qualities. Tool support for performing testing, verification, and analysis will also be studied.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOFT468
Requirements Elicitation, Modeling and AnalysisCrosslisted with CSCE 468, CSCE 868

Prerequisites: A grade of "P" or "C" or better in CSCE 361, CSCE 361H, SOFT 261, SOFT 261H or RAIK 383H.

Letter grade only.

Description: In-depth coverage of processes, methods and techniques for determining, or deciding, what a proposed software system should do. Topics include the requirements engineering process, identification of stakeholders, requirements elicitation techniques, methods for informal and formal requirements documentation, techniques for analyzing requirements models for consistency and completeness, and traceability of requirements across system development and evolution. Tool support for modeling functional and non-functional requirements to support elicitation and analysis will be studied.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

ACE: