FENG 497 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Senior Project I (Faculty of Engineering)
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FENG 497
Fall
2
2
3
6

Prerequisites
  0 To be a senior (4th year) student
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to conduct a project (interdisciplinary or related discipline) within teams of 3 to 5 members by using the background that the students have gathered during the first three years of their education.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Work within a team
  • Embrace professional ethics
  • Perform a project analysis
  • Prepare a business plan and workflow
  • Acquire project management skills
  • Use state-of-the-art project development tools
Course Content The design, analysis and business-plan development of a project by teams of students by using engineering techniques; preparation of project reports and presentation by using state-of-the-art tools and methods.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Essentials of teamwork and professional ethics, Team meeting with supervisor Senior projects’ policy http://cs.ieu.edu.tr/SeniorProj/SeniorProjectPolicy.htm
2 Essentials of teamwork and professional ethics, Team meeting with supervisor Senior projects’ policy http://cs.ieu.edu.tr/SeniorProj/SeniorProjectPolicy.htm
3 Essentials of teamwork and professional ethics, Team meeting with supervisor Senior projects’ policy http://cs.ieu.edu.tr/SeniorProj/SeniorProjectPolicy.htm
4 How to conduct a literature review, Team meeting with supervisor Senior projects’ policy http://cs.ieu.edu.tr/SeniorProj/SeniorProjectPolicy.htm
5 Project components and report writing, Team meeting with supervisor Senior projects’ policy http://cs.ieu.edu.tr/SeniorProj/SeniorProjectPolicy.htm
6 Deciding on project subject, building teams, Team meeting with supervisor Senior projects’ policy http://cs.ieu.edu.tr/SeniorProj/SeniorProjectPolicy.htm
7 Team meeting with supervisor Senior projects’ policy http://cs.ieu.edu.tr/SeniorProj/SeniorProjectPolicy.htm
8 Project analysis, Team meeting with supervisor Senior projects’ policy http://cs.ieu.edu.tr/SeniorProj/SeniorProjectPolicy.htm
9 Project analysis, Team meeting with supervisor Senior projects’ policy http://cs.ieu.edu.tr/SeniorProj/SeniorProjectPolicy.htm
10 Preparation of project workflow and plan, Team meeting with supervisor Senior projects’ policy http://cs.ieu.edu.tr/SeniorProj/SeniorProjectPolicy.htm
11 Midterm Presentation (Project report midterm evaluation)
12 Elaboration, Team meeting with supervisor Senior projects’ policy http://cs.ieu.edu.tr/SeniorProj/SeniorProjectPolicy.htm
13 Elaboration, Team meeting with supervisor Senior projects’ policy http://cs.ieu.edu.tr/SeniorProj/SeniorProjectPolicy.htm
14 Elaboration, Team meeting with supervisor Senior projects’ policy http://cs.ieu.edu.tr/SeniorProj/SeniorProjectPolicy.htm
15 Project review, Team meeting with supervisor Senior projects’ policy http://cs.ieu.edu.tr/SeniorProj/SeniorProjectPolicy.htm
16 Project presentation

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Senior projects policy http://fecs.ieu.edu.tr/tr

Suggested Readings/Materials

Software Project Management, A Real World Guide to Success, Joel Henry, 2004, ISBN 032122342X

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
16
25
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
1
45
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
8
Presentation / Jury
1
8
Project
1
100
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
    Total
180

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1 Adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Software Engineering; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Software Engineering problems
2 Ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Software Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose
3 Ability to design, implement, verify, validate, measure and maintain a complex software system, process or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern methods for this purpose
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for Software Engineering practice
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating Software Engineering problems
6 Ability to work efficiently in Software Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of two foreign languages
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself
9 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility
10 Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development
11 Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Software Engineering solutions

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest