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SYSE 602 - Systems Requirements Engineering

  • 3 credits
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Introduction to the rigorous requirements process within systems engineering, including system requirements analysis, requirements decomposition, allocation, tracking, verification, and validation. This course targets systems engineering professional. It will prepare you to take the International Requirements Engineering Board’s certification exam, to elicit and analyze requirements, document and validate requirements, create UML and SysML use cases, manage requirements, and demonstrate systems requirements for a development project.


ENGR 501 ( Foundations of Systems Engineering); ENGR 530/ECE 530 (Overview of Systems Engineering Processes); Graduate standing

Important Information

Military personnel admitted to a College of Engineering online degree program may be eligible for a 15% tuition discount. Tuition discounts can only be given if you provide the appropriate discount code at the time of registration. Call (877) 491-4336 or email to learn more.

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801


  • Requirements Engineering: Fundamentals, Principles, and Techniques (2010)
    Klaus Pohl
    ISBN: 9783642125775

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


Thomas Bradley

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Dr. Thomas Bradley is Department Head and Woodward Professor of Systems Engineering in the Scott College of Engineering. Primary research interests include design and analysis of aerospace, energy, and automotive systems, design optimization, and environmental assessment. Dr. Bradley received his B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of California at Davis, and his Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology with specialization in Systems, Dynamics and Control. Bradley's industrial consulting experience includes work with EPRI, Daimler-Chrysler, BAE Systems and more. He is a current and active member of ASME, AIAA, SAE, and INCOSE.

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Aaron Brown

Dr. Aaron Brown was formerly director of Mechanical Engineering Technology at his previous institution. His work has focused on Small Scale Appropriate Technologies, Humanitarian Engineering, and Sustainable Systems Engineering. Many of his projects have been directed at systems approaches that improve the well-being of vulnerable communities. Dr. Brown’s projects have left an indelible mark locally and globally, earning recognition for his commitment to social betterment through awards like the Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Award and designation as a “Visionary Partner” by the U.S. State Department.

Prior to academia, Brown worked in the aerospace industry on projects like NASA’s Mars Curiosity and Perseverance missions’ landing mechanism, the Hubble Robotics project, and the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (GMI) satellites. Additionally, he worked at The National Institute of Standards and Technology in the superconductor lab.

Representing CSU’s Systems Engineering Department at Spur Campus, Dr. Brown hopes that his presence can benefit the institution’s outreach and connection to the Denver Metro area.

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