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Courses - Fall 2023
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Special Topics in Computer Science; What to do After Landing a SWE Job
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in CMSC216 and CMSC250; and permission of CMNS-Computer Science department.

Students are given a scoped experience of a Software Engineering industry job and relevant tools/practices to accelerate acclimation to afuture SWE Intern or Full-Time role. Topics/Skills covered include: Git,Code Reviews, AWS basics, Design Docs, unit testing, virtual machines, etc. Students will contribute to a complex code base to simulate designing, implementing, and testing new features in a professional setting.

A student-led course through Student-Initiated Courses (STICs) @ UMD: http://stics.umd.edu/ Click here to learn more about STICs.