A first course in object-oriented programming for the Computer Science student. Emphasis will be on program specification, analysis, problem solving, and implementation using an object-oriented language such as JAVA. Topics include definitions of classes and objects, algorithm development and methods, primitive and reference data types, arrays, and strings. More advanced topics such as exceptions and use of inheritance will be explored as well. Successful completion of this course with a C or better is required for further progress in Computer degree programs. Several major programming projects will be assigned to be completed outside of class and lab. Three class hours, two laboratory hours.
MTH 172 or MTH 175, or CIS 100 and MTH 165, or MTH 165 and CPT 101, or MTH 165 and CPT 114, all with a grade of C or better.