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
10
Laboratory / Application
16
40
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
10
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
36
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical 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
80
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
20
Final Exam
    Total
180

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science, Computer Science and Software Engineering; to be able to use theoretical and applied information in these areas on complex engineering problems.

X
2

To be able to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Software Engineering problems; to be able to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

X
3

To be able to design, implement, verify, validate, document, measure and maintain a complex software system, process, or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the requirements; ability to apply modern methods for this purpose.

X
4

To be able to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for analysis and solution of complex problems in software engineering applications; to be able to use information technologies effectively.

X
5

To be able to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex Software Engineering problems.

X
6

To be able to work effectively in Software Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; to be able to work individually.

X
7

To be able to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; to be able to author and comprehend written reports, to be able to prepare design and implementation reports, to be able to present effectively, to be able to give and receive clear and comprehensible instructions.

X
8

To have knowledge about global and social impact of engineering practices and software applications on health, environment, and safety; to have knowledge about contemporary issues as they pertain to engineering; to be aware of the legal ramifications of Engineering and Software Engineering solutions.

X
9

To be aware of ethical behavior, professional and ethical responsibility; to have knowledge about standards utilized in engineering applications.

X
10

To have knowledge about industrial practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; to have awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; to have knowledge about sustainable development.

X
11

To be able to collect data in the area of Software Engineering, and to be able to communicate with colleagues in a foreign language.

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To recognize the need for lifelong learning; to be able to access information, to be able to stay current with developments in science and technology; to be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to Software Engineering.

X

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