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CS 420 — Software Lab
(dt. Software-Praktikum)

Level, degree of commitment Practical module, depends on importing study program
Forms of teaching and learning,
Supervised computer time and individual appointments (4 SWS),
180 hours (60 h attendance, 120 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Translation is missing, sorry. German original:
Softwareerstellung (erfolgreich entwickeltes Softwaresystem) und mündliche Präsentation. Die zu erstellenden Software-Artefakte umfassen Designmodelle, Code, Tests und Dokumentation in mehreren aufeinander aufbauenden Iterationen.
Examination type: None, but attendance is compulsory.
The module is ungraded in accordance with the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Computer Science.
Subject, Origin Computer Science, B.Sc. Computer Science
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Gabriele Taentzer


  • Problem analysis, design, implementation, quality assurance and documentation of a larger software system on the basis of modern concepts and tools of software engineering.
  • Planning and implementation of software projects
  • Iterative software development, in which each iteration concludes with a milestone acceptance

Qualification Goals

Practical experience in the systematic development of a larger software system along a defined software development process. More precisely:

  • Practical experience in designing a larger software system,
  • Deeper modeling and programming skills,
  • Practical experience in developing high quality software,
  • Gaining experience in structured teamwork over a longer period of time,
  • Training of project management under guidance according to the principles of software engineering,
  • Practical experience in documentation and presentation of project results.


Translation is missing. Here is the German original:

Keine. Empfohlen werden die Kompetenzen, die in den Basismodulen Objektorientierte Programmierung, Datenstrukturen und Algorithmen und im Aufbaumodul Softwaretechnik vermittelt werden

Recommended Reading

  • Will be announced in the module announcement.

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