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International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course offers a comprehensive overview of software engineering issues: software development methodologies, software requirements analysis, functional and non-functional requirements, software architecture, design principles and paradigms, and quality assurance. Students will learn how to apply principles, use the most adequate strategies and tools, and assure quality during the entire software development cycle.​


  • Acceptance into the Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Science (BScACS) program.



Domestic fees


Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of COMP 7082 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 66012


Wed Apr 03 - Wed Jun 19 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 66012
  • Domestic fees $819.54
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 03 - Jun 19 Wed 18:30 - 22:15 Downtown DTC Rm. 678

Tejinder Randhawa

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Domestic fees


Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. 1. Please email for departmental approval. Include your full name, student number (A0#), course number (e.g. COMP 7000), and CRN #. 2. This is a BScACS course. BScACS courses are also open to non-bachelor program students, if approval is granted by the BScACS Program Head. 3. BScACS program students have up to seven (7) years to complete the program starting from the date of their first technical degree-level course or the date of acceptance to the BScACS program, whichever comes first.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply design principles: levels of abstraction (architectural design and detailed design), separation of concerns, information hiding, coupling and cohesion and re-use of standard structures, to software project design.
  • Apply design paradigms such as structured design (top-down functional decomposition), object-oriented analysis and design, event-driven design, component-level design, and data-structure centered, aspect oriented, function oriented, and service oriented to software project design.
  • Identify design implications of non-functional requirements, including ethics, availability, fault tolerance, maintainability, scalability, security and usability.
  • Apply architecture design principles that incorporate availability, scalability, and quality and analyze how performance variation related to available resources will be monitored and measured in the presence of varying degrees of loading to software project design.
  • Incorporate fault tolerant designs into software architectures, including rollback capabilities.
  • Incorporate asynchronous designs into architectures to ensure high throughput and fault tolerance.
  • Develop software and system architectures tests for speed, throughput, and scalability.
  • Design success criteria and determine an appropriate test environment that will mimic the production system as closely as possible.
  • Analyze the data collected during tests, validate the results, and prepare a report for teams tasked with investigating and solving overall performance issues.
  • Describe the issues that are important in selecting a set of tools for the development of a particular software system, including tools for requirements tracking, design modeling, implementation, build automation, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Apply multiple methods to develop reliability estimates for a software system.
  • Discuss software engineering code of ethics and professional best practices (e.g., ACM Software Code of Ethics and Professional Practices)

Effective as of Fall 2023

Related Programs

Software Engineering (COMP 7082) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Science (Database Option)
    Bachelor of Science Part-time
  2. Applied Computer Science (Games Development Option)
    Bachelor of Science Full-time
  3. Applied Computer Science (Human Computer Interface Option)
    Bachelor of Science Part-time
  4. Applied Computer Science (Network Security Administration Option)
    Bachelor of Science Part-time
  5. Applied Computer Science (Network Security Applications Development Option)
    Bachelor of Science Full-time/Part-time
  6. Applied Computer Science (Wireless and Mobile Applications Development Option)
    Bachelor of Science Part-time


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