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SYSE 603 - Introduction to Systems Test and Evaluation

  • 3 credits
  • Online

Test and evaluation of systems at both the component and systems levels to provide insights into how systems succeed or fail based on test methodologies.

Course Objectives:
Students will discover how testing and evaluation is an important component within the systems engineering process.
Successful students will learn to:
• Apply/test evaluation processes in the systems engineering context
• Understand the different frameworks used to incorporate testing and evaluation into complex systems and projects
• Demonstrate test principles to determine what, how, where, and when to stop test and evaluation in systems
• Evaluate why systems succeed or fail
• Apply test/evaluation principles to a notional project
• Create test plans and documentation
• Optimize test strategies for better design, development, and production


ENGR 502/MECH 501 (Engineering Project and Program Management); ENGR 531/ECE 531 (Engineering Risk Analysis); Bachelor's degree required.; Credit allowed for only one of the following: ENGR 603, ENGR 680A3, or SYSE 603.; Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate (GR) OR Professional (PR)

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. (Discounts are not applicable to Denver sections.)

This class is available live via the Internet Mondays from 5:15 to 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time. Log into your Canvas account to access the course; directions will be posted.