Course Syllabus

Course Name: Survey of Software Engineering  
Course Number: CS 5391
Building & Room: ALK 157, AVRY 365

Meeting times: Wednesday 6:30pm to 9:20pm

Instructor's Name: Rodion Podorozhny
Office Location: Rm 215, Nueces
Office Phone: (512) 245-8472
Email address:
Web address:

Office Hours: Wednesdays between 12:00PM and 5:00PM in Nueces Rm 215

Course Description: A study of the software life cycle with emphasys on system analysis and design.

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in CS 3358

Final overview (Dec 11th, 5pm)

Midterm overview (Oct 30th)


Attendance Policy: Much of the material for this course will be covered ONLY in lecture, not in the textbook. For that reason, class attendance is essential to success. If you have to miss class for any reason, you will still be responsible for material covered in your absence.

IMPORTANT: Check the Texas State Web Site for class drop information!!!

A : 90 — 100
B : 80 — 89
C : 70 — 79
D : 60 — 69
F : below 60

Grade Components:

Presentations     40%

Midterm Exam   30%

Final Exam         30%