May 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 297 - Programming Capstone

4 Credit(s)

This is the final course for both the Computer Programming and Computer Simulation and Game Development programs. This course ties together the topics covered in the first and second year courses. It emphasizes practical application and problem solving and is project oriented. Students will work in teams to create a working, non-trivial software application using current technologies and methodologies. Note: CS 297 was formerly numbered CS 297P. A student who has taken this class under a previous number may not take it again under this new number and receive duplicate credit.

Prerequisite: CS 246  or instructor consent
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  1. Analyze, design and implement a small scale, but significant programming project
  2. Demonstrate an ability to integrate knowledge and skills acquired in previous coursework
  3. Demonstrate the ability to work as an effective member of a project team
  4. Research, analyze and describe the current state of the state and regional job markets
  5. Participate in self-evaluation of work skill strengths
  6. Prepare an effective cover letter and resume for an employment application
  7. Through mock interviews, demonstrate an ability to respond to typical general and scenario questions
  8. Develop a plan for professional growth

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