- International Fees
International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
Following on from COMP 2831 - Business Analysis and Systems Design, this hands-on course introduces the concepts, tools and processes needed to be perform Quality Assurance (QA) and software testing. Students with some programming background are shown best practices and will focus on creating and executing test plans using test cases and test scripts. They will practice how to record and report results, as well as document identified issues. Exercises and labs will include using popular open source QA software testing and tracking tools. Topics include: Black Box, White Box and Grey Box testing techniques and all aspects of QA planning and execution. Automated testing topics include constructing a framework, scripting techniques, generating test data, test architecture, pre/post-processing, test maintenance, and job specific metrics. Successful participants will be able to understand effective software testing methods, create a Quality Assurance plan and a test plan as well as be able to monitor test processes, evaluate test results and conduct automated testing to industry standards.
Below is one offering of COMP 3829 for the Winter 2024 term.
Wed Jan 10 - Wed Mar 27 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 85282
- Domestic fees $627.38International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
|Jan 10 - Mar 27
|18:30 - 21:30
- Internet delivery format.
- Departmental approval needed
- Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
- International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. Late registration is not permitted.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand the role of Quality Assurance in the software development process.
- Identify the different types of testing: Black Box, White Box and Gray Box.
- Write test cases.
- Write test scripts.
- Create a test plan.
- Prepare and condition test data.
- Perform manual testing, using a manual testing tool.
- Perform automated testing, using an automated testing tool.
- Use an issue tracking tool to create and assign bug reports.
- Understand requirements traceability and create a traceability matrix.
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of Unit Testing.
Effective as of Fall 2014
Quality Assurance and Software Testing (COMP 3829) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Computing and Academic Studies
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