University: Technical University of Košice
Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics
Department: Department of Computers and Informatics
Course Number: 2608721 Course Name: Foundations of Software Engineering
Type, scope and method of learning activities:
Course Type: Lecture, Laboratory exercise
Recommended scope of the course content (in hours):
Full-time study (hours per week): 2,2
Part-time study (hours per semester): ST 26,26
Study Method:
Number of credits: 6
Recommended semester of study: ST
Recommended semester Study programme Study grade Study Method
1.rok ST Informatics (INF_Bc_D_sk)
Informatics (INF_Bc_D_en)
Level of study:
Course completion requirements:
Assessment and completion of the course: Credit test and examination
Continuous assessment: Student passes the continuous assessment and receives credits when he or she meets the requirement to obtain at least 11% out of 20%.
report, project
Final assessment: Student passes the final assessment and passes the examination when he or she meets the requirement to obtain at least 41% out of 80%.
Overall assessment: Overall assessment is the sum of the assessments obtained by students in the assessment period. The overall result is determined in accordance with the internal regulations of the Technical University in Košice. (Study Regulations, the internal regulation principles of doctoral studies)
Learning outcomes:
Student obtains fundamental knowledge and skills in the area of projecting, analyze, design, implementation  and integration of software systems.
Brief course content:
1. Introduction to software engineering - concepts, problems, objectives and actors in software engineering.
2. Software life cycle and its phases, models of life cycle, planning for the development of the software system.
3. Agile methods in the life cycle of systems and iterative development of software systems.
4. Acquisition, processing and documentation of requirements for a software system - communication with the customer.
5. Modeling the structure of software systems.
6. Modeling the behavior of software systems.
7. Version control and assembling of software systems, production, developmnet and testing environments.
8. Tests and testing in life cycle of software systems.
9. Manual testing and automation of testing.
10. Documentation, configuration and deploy of software systems.
11. Software maintenance, repair patches and software systems.
12. Evolution and obsolescence of software.
13. Presentation of selected papers and projects.
Recommended Reference Sources:
1. Sommerville,I.: Software Engineering (9th Edition). Addison-Wesley 2010, 792 s. ISBN0137035152.
2. Schach, S.,R.: Classical and Object-Oriented Software Engineering With UML and C++. Mc Graw-Hill 1998, ISBN 0-07-116761-7.
Introduction to OMG's Unified Modeling language 3.
Recommended optional program components:
Languages required for the course completion:
Course assessment:
Total number of students assessed: 4859
  A B C D E FX  
  9% 16% 19% 19% 11% 26%  
doc. Ing. Zdeněk Havlice, CSc.
Ing. Sergej Chodarev, PhD.
Last modified: 31.08.2023
Approved by: person(s) responsible for the study program