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Senior Project I
SENIOR PROJ I
CLASS CODE: COMPE 489 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: First of a two-semester sequence of integrated courses culminating in the design and prototype production of a complete system that combines computer hardware and software to solve an engineering, science, manufacturing, or business problem. Integrates technical writing, team building, project management, communication, and presentation skills.
DESCRIPTION:
TOPICS:
OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this course students will be able to:
1. Complete a significant design that draws upon the knowledge and skills gained in prerequisite courses;
2. Establish and and follow ground rules governing team behavior;
3. Define, understand, and participate in the team decision-making process;
4. Assign and accept responsibilities on a team;
5. Understand and value the different skill sets each team member brings to the project;
6. Understand professional ethics;
7. Produce and maintain documentation of the design process;
8. Give oral presentations describing the technical design and its progress during design reviews;
9. Produce written technical reports describing a design;
10. Use resources, such as the library and the internet, to learn about recent developments in a particular technical field;
11. Demonstrate knowledge of recent developments in a particular technical field.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: Senior standing
OTHER: (F,S)
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2005