SE 457 Service-Oriented Architecture

Christopher Jones

Office: CDM 429
Spring 2016-2017
Class number: 36449
Section number: 901
Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
LEWIS 01517 Loop Campus


An in-depth study of service oriented architecture (SOA) from the business, architectural, and technology perspectives. The business perspective will explain the imperatives behind SOA and discuss the significance of SOA in industry. The architectural perspective will discuss the different architectural models of software development and contrast these with SOA. The technology perspective will provide students with the opportunity to gain the required hands-on experience to analyze, design, implement and deploy SOA solutions that will meet both functional and non-functional requirements. Major topics include software architectures in practice, SOA development lifecycle, Enterprise Service Bus, SOA analysis and design methods, Web Services, and governance.


SOA: Principles of Service Design
Thomas Erl. Prentice-Hall. 2008.
ISBN: 0-13-234482-3


25% Homework
25% Research Presentation
25% Midterm Exam
25% Final Exam


SE 450 or CSC 435

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