CMSC 451. Senior Project I. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 laboratory hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: CMSC 355 with minimum grade of C; and UNIV 200 or HONR 200 or equivalent. Enrollment is restricted to computer science majors with senior standing who have 24 credits in computer science courses. Capstone project or experience for the computer science major; research and presentation methods in computer science. Each student will participate, either individually or as part of a team, in a project or other experience approved by the course coordinator or sponsored by another computer science faculty member. Each student will write and revise a research paper on a technical topic associated with his or her project or experience. Students will submit a detailed written description of their proposed project or experience and will present orally some aspect of what they have learned and/or done during the semester. (This course cannot be counted as upper-level CMSC electives for students graduating under bulletins prior to 2008-09.).