CAE Employment Opportunity

NOTE: Course offerings are subject to budgetary approval

Posting Reference #: 2186

General Information

Course Name/Section: Professional Practice1B Course Number: CS3997
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Computer Science Campus: Fredericton
Start Date: Jan 02, 2014 End Date: Apr 30, 2014
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2013 Posting Date: Jun 18, 2013
Applications to be submitted via: email Email Address:
Requested By: Brenda Stennick Term: Winter

Class Details

Days: TTH Time: 2:30-3:50pm
Number of Positions Available: 1 Total Credit Hours: 3
Mode of Delivery: Face to Face Location: On Campus
Stipend Amount: 5,240.00

Curriculum Context

CS3997 is taken only by Bachelor of Computer Science and Bachelor of Information Systems students, and is core for both programs. This course is normally taken by students in third or fourth year, with a prerequisite of 60 credit hours, which equates to approximately two years of full-time study.

Course Description

Covers social context of computing, professional and ethical responsibilities, risks and liabilities of computer-based systems, intellectual property, privacy and civil liberties, and I.S.P. certification through CIPS. Instructs students in the preparation of technical reports in Computer Science. Involves an independent study component resulting in a technical report, typically a survey paper. Covers technical writing, oral presentation and library skills.

Prerequisites: Enrolment in the BCS or BISys program and 60 ch completed.


Demonstrated knowledge of the subject matter and relevant experience with teaching or professional presentations.  Professional IT-related experience is a strong plus.

Additional Notes