- Program: Information Technology/Computer Careers
- Course: Java I
- Course #: CCIS2595
- Total Credits: 4
Course DescriptionThis course is an introduction to programming in Java. Topics include fundamentals of Java programming, including object-oriented programming, primitive data types, control structures, methods, objects, classes, class inheritance, simple graphical user interface and event-driven programs, using Swing. Oject-oriented design using the Unified Modeling Language will also be introduced.
Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.
Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Explain the role of the bytecode compiler
Compare and contrast if and switch statements
Use loops for repetitive tasks
Program using the basic built-in Java objects
Describe the basic Java packages
Create programming code using a class that includes objects, methods, and constructors
Use class variables, instance variables, and local variables in the same application
Explain the difference between instance and class methods
Explain the difference between interfaces and abstract classes
Create programming code using a class that uses command-line parameters
Create programming code using a graphical user interface using simple Swing components and layout managers
Write event handlers for common graphical objects
Explain the benefits of multitasking
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