SEN4931 Special Topics in Software Engineering IBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERINGGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
SEN4931 Special Topics in Software Engineering I Fall 3 0 3 6
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Prof. Dr. MEHMET ALPER TUNGA
Course Lecturer(s): Prof. Dr. NAFİZ ARICA
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: Study of various topics, like advanced design patterns with current technical developments in software engineering. Applications in software engineering concepts with enterprise systems and their solution techniques.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. Describe SOA basics
2. Describe timeline of SOA
3. Analyze web services framework
4. Define SOA principles
5. Analyze SOA layers
6. Analyze SOA lifecycle phases
7. Describe service analysis
8. Describe service modeling
9. Analyze service oriented design

Course Content

The course content is composed of introducing service oriented architecture (soa), evolution of soa, the web services framework, web services and contemporary soa, principles of service orientation, soa application and business service layers, soa orchestration service layer and agnostic services, soa delivery lifecycle phases, service oriented analysis, service modeling, service oriented design, wsdl.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introducing Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
2) Evolution of SOA
3) The Web Services Framework
4) Web Services and Contemporary SOA
5) Principles of Service Orientation
6) SOA Application and Business Service Layers
7) SOA Applications / Midterm I
8) SOA Orchestration Service Layer and Agnostic Services
9) SOA Delivery Lifecycle Phases
10) Service Oriented Analysis
11) Service modeling
12) Service Modeling / Midterm II
13) Service Oriented Design
14) WSDL


Course Notes / Textbooks: Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA): Concepts, Technology, and Design, Thomas Erl 978-0131858589
References: Yok

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Quizzes 2 % 10
Homework Assignments 2 % 10
Midterms 2 % 40
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 3 5 15
Homework Assignments 2 5 10
Quizzes 2 3 6
Midterms 2 14 28
Final 1 17 17
Total Workload 118

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Build up a body of knowledge in mathematics, science and Energy Systems Engineering subjects; use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve complex engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex Energy Systems Engineering problems; select and apply proper modeling and analysis methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design complex Energy systems, processes, devices or products under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4) Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for solving complex problems in Energy Systems Engineering practice; employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct numerical or pysical experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for investigating the complex problems specific to Energy Systems Engineering.
6) Ability to cooperate efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; and show self-reliance when working on Energy Systems-related problems
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing. Write and understand reports, prepare design and production reports, deliver effective presentations, give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8) Recognize the need for life-long learning; show ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continuously educate oneself.
9) Develop an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility, and behave accordingly. Be informed about the standards used in Energy Systems Engineering applications.
10) Learn about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; develop an awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.
11) Acquire knowledge about the effects of practices of Energys Systems Engineering on health, environment, security in universal and social scope, and the contemporary problems of Energys Systems engineering; is aware of the legal consequences of Energys Systems engineering solutions.