Senior Seminar
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Senior Seminar


Central Connecticut State University

School of Engineering and Technology

Department of Computer Electronics and Graphics Technology


Course: CET 497 Senior Seminar
Semester: Spring 2011


Lecture: Tuesday 10:50-11:40, Room: NC 226

Recitation - Consultation: By appointment
Laboratory: As needed, Room: NC 157


Instructor: Dr. B. Panoutsopoulos
Office: NC 2351400
Office Hours: Monday 10:30-11:30, Tuesday 9:30-10:30; Wednesday 10:30-11:30 and  4:10-11:10; Thursday 16:30-17:30; and by appointment.
Electronic mail:
Telephone: (860) 832-1816
Facsimile:  (860) 832-1806

Personal web site: At the "Home" button.


Catalog Course Description:

CET 497 - Senior Seminar

Assists students to better understand their hardware and software needs throughout their senior project. Students will conduct initial research to define their senior project and provide a project proposal to be implemented in the Senior Project course. 

1 Credit hour 
1 Lecture hour 


Prerequisite: Permission of department chair.


Required Notebook:

Laboratory Notebook


Recommended Reference Books:

Paul A. Alcorn . Social Issues in Technology. A Format for Investigation. Fourth Edition. Prentice Hall. 2003.


Linda S. Hjorth, Barbara A. Eichler, Ahmed S. Khan, John A. Morelo. Technology and Society: Issues for the 21st Century and Beyont. Third Edition. Prentice Hall. 2008.


Barry H. Kantowittz, Robert D. Sorkin. Human Factors: Understanding People-System Relationships. John Wiley. 1983.



Reference material



Recommended Handbook:

DOD Fundamentals Handbook Mathematics Volume 1
DOD Fundamentals Handbook Mathematics Volume 2



Note to students with disabilities:  

It is the policy to not discriminate against qualified students with documented disabilities.  If you have a disability-related need for modifications in this course, contact your instructor.



Policy Statement on Academic Misconduct: 

All students are expected to demonstrate integrity in the completion of their coursework. Academic integrity means doing one's own work and giving proper credit to the work and ideas of others. It is the responsibility of each student to become familiar with what constitutes academic dishonesty and plagiarism and to avoid all forms of cheating and plagiarism. Students who engage in plagiarism and other forms of academic misconduct will face academic and possibly disciplinary consequences. Academic sanctions can range from a reduced grade for the assignment to a failing grade for the course. From a disciplinary standpoint, an Academic Misconduct Report may be filed and a Faculty Hearing Board may impose sanctions such as probation, suspension or expulsion.


For further information on academic misconduct and its consequences, please consult the Student Code of Conduct ( and the Academic Misconduct Policy (  


Policy on the use of Electronic Devices:

The operation of all electronic communication devices is prohibited in the classroom. 



Policy on the access of Internet Sites:

The access of any web site other than the one or ones specifically approved by the instructor during the classroom or laboratory periods is prohibited. 


Policy on dressing in the Classroom:

Proper dressing is expected by all. Covering the heads with hats, hoods, etc. is prohibited.


Policy on food and drinks in the Classroom and Laboratory:

Food and drinks in the laboratory are prohibited.


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