Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2024


COMP 501 001 (CRN: 24733)


Department: Computer Science
Instructor: Cartwright, Robert S.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 1:50PM MWF DCH 1075 (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 4
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Prerequisites: COMP 310 OR COMP 411 OR COMP 504 OR COMP 511
Section Max Enrollment: 20
Section Enrolled: 1
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 40
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 10
Enrollment data as of: 29-FEB-2024 10:26AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM W TBA TBA
Description: This course focuses on the principles and practices of test-driven software development, which have been popularized under the banner of "Extreme Programming." To provide students with practical experience, the course engages students in the development of open source production programs written in JAVA or C#. The DRJAVA programming courses was developed by students in this course. Some of the major topics covered in course lectures include design patterns for controlling concurrency and refactoring transformations to improve legacy code. Cross-list: COMP 402. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for COMP 501 if student has credit for COMP 402.