This course deals with the design and implementation of software subsystems. The concept of design patterns is introduced and common patterns are applied to the development of software components. Laboratory projects provide an opportunity for teams of students to implement components and to integrate them into complete systems. (prereq: CS-2851, SE-280) (3-2-4)


Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:

The above course description and goals were taken from the official course description. Detailed outcomes are also available.

General Course Policies

Please review the general course policies webpage.


Design Patterns: Elementes of Reusable Object-Oriented Software, by E. Gamma, R. Helm, R. Johnson, and J. Vlissides, Addison-Wesley, 1995.


Quizzes will be given nearly every week at the beginning of lab. The lowest quiz score will be dropped. No make-up quizzes (even with a valid excuse) will be given.

My Schedule

Time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
8:00 SE2811   SE2811 SE2811-1L
9:00 CS280 CS280 CS280
10:00       Senate
11:00 CS280 CC48 CS280-2L
CS280 CS280 XX
12:00 Mentor Lunch w/
Dr. Durant Office Hour
1:00 Dept Mtg Office Hour Office Hour  
2:00 Office Hour    

* I would like to have lunch with you individually or as a group to get to know you better. If we eat in RWJ, housing will pick up my lunch bill. If you would prefer to eat elsewhere, we will each be responsible for our own bill. Feel free to suggest another time if the time above does not work for you.


Quizzes: 20%
Lab Projects: 25%
Team Project: 15%
Midterm Exam: 20%
Final Exam: 20%
Total: 100%

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