CPT275: CPT Senior Project
This semester we have two sections of CPT275.
Section 721 is for Network Administration and Systems Administration students. Students in this section will attend eight class sessions and practice all semester to pass a three-hour Performance Exam which counts for 70% of the overall grade.
Section 722 is for Programming students. Students in this section will divide into teams and work all semester to produce a software application that they can use in their portfolios as an example of work product they can do when working in a team.
Catalog course description: This course includes the design, development, testing, and implementation of an instructor-approved project.
Purpose of the course: This course will provide the student with the opportunity to utilize the concepts and skills from previous coursework to analyze and develop a real-life project. This project will also allow the student to be a participant in a long-term team project and to deal with technical issues where independent research will be required.
This Web site has been designed to provide additional support materials for CPT275 students. Please browse through the site and get familiar with all of its features.
- Easily find the current Class Calendar by clicking the button in the menu.
- Visit our CPT Department Jobs Board and browse current job openings for new CPT graduates and recent alumni.
- Try out our online Geek Glossary. Thousands of computer terms from our courses are defined in a user friendly database, a big help when studying class material.
- Network Administration majors can schedule practice time in the Rack Room in preparation for their Performance Exam.
This web site is intended for the exclusive use of students in this class. The purpose of this site is to provide copies of study materials and other resources that will help in the successful completion of this course. Students are encouraged to visit this site regularly and take advantage of these resources.
CPT275: Computer Technology Senior Project is the capstone course for the Computer Programming and Network Systems Administrations students graduating with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Technology from Greenville Tech. Beginning in the Fall 2014 semester, CPT275 also includes all of the components of IST260 (previous capstone course for Network Systems Administration students) which has been suspended by the college administration.
So what is a "capstone course"?
According to Answers.com, "In higher education, capstone courses, also known as senior seminars, offer undergraduate students nearing graduation the opportunity to summarize, evaluate, and integrate some or all of their college experience. The First National Survey of Senior Seminars and Capstone Courses conducted in 1999 suggested that these courses place the highest priority on culminating learning in the academic major. Enrollments in sections of senior seminars and capstone courses are most often kept at fewer than thirty students. These courses are generally treated as academic major or core requirements, most are at least one academic term in length, and most require a major project or presentation."
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