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computer software engineering technology (CSET)
CSET 105 (3 Credits)
Introduction to Web Applications

The course provides an introduction to the basic tools,
processes, and workflow in the development of web
applications. Students will cover version control, using the
command line, and an introduction to automated testing
during development. The course meets during the first
twelve weeks of the semester.

CSET 110 (3 Credits)
Web Development I

The course introduces front end web development concepts
including HTML, CSS, and Javascript, and their role in
building web applications. The course meets during the first
twelve weeks of the semester.

CSET 170 (3 Credits)
Security and Professional Ethics

The course explores issues of security in software
development. Students analyze security problems and learn
how they can be minimized or controlled. Students will also
cover Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol and learn how to
apply it to their web applications. The course meets during
the first twelve weeks of the semester.
Prerequisite: CSET 110 & CSET 115

CNSA 172 (3 Credits)
Web Technologies and Network Security
Fundamentals

The course provides information regarding the process of
disseminating specifications and managing a project, as
well as data structures concepts. The course meets during
the first twelve weeks of the semester.

Students learn how to configure a web server that can host
multiple websites. The course then moves into the creation
of web pages from scratch using HTML, CSS, and a text
editor. Since security has become an increasingly important
issue in our times, some of the security measures that are
commonly used on the Internet are included in this course.
These security measures include an overview of threats and
defense strategies, the public key infrastructure (PKI), digital
certificates, hash codes, and digital signatures.

CSET 120 (3 Credits)
Software Project I

CSET 180 (3 Credits)
Software Project II

CSET 115 (3 Credits)
Technical Requirements and Data Structures

This course requires the student to complete a computer
software project that employs the skills acquired during
that semester. Scheduled during the last three weeks of the
semester, the specific projects are those suggested by local
employers and advisory committee members. Optional
challenge projects are available for those students who wish
to tackle complex problems.
Prerequisite: CSET 105, CSET 110 & CSET 115

CSET 155 (3 Credits)
Database Design

The course develops skills in the administration of
databases. Students learn to organize data, and to store
the data for use and retrieval. Common systems of data
storage are introduced. Students will build a database,
script a process to load data, and outline how to retrieve
data from that database. The course meets during the first
twelve weeks of the semester.
Prerequisite: CSET 110 & CSET 115

CSET 160 (3 Credits)
Web Development II

Students will look at server-side development and build
more complex web applications using their knowledge
gained in CSET 110 (Web Development I). Students will
have the option to choose between PHP and Ruby as their
development language for labs and projects in this course.
The course meets during the first twelve weeks of the
semester.
Prerequisite: CSET 110 & CSET 120

44 * Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

This course requires the student to complete a computer
software project that employs the skills acquired during that
semester and previous semesters. Scheduled during the
last three weeks of the semester, the specific projects are
those suggested by local employers and advisory committee
members. Optional challenge projects are available for
those students who wish to tackle complex problems.
Prerequisite: CSET 120, CSET 155, CSET 160 & CSET 170

CSET 205 (3 Credits)
Advanced Data Integration

The course is an extension to more complex data operations
skills. Students will learn the principles of creating APIs,
explore methods of data analysis, and integrate their
applications with external platforms like Open Earth and
Twitter. The course meets 16 weeks during the semester
(including final exams).
Prerequisite: CSET 155, CSET 160 & CSET 170



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