V22.0002 - Introduction to Computers & Programming: Fall, 2006 -- Section 3

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Syllabus

Class hours:

Office hours: Mondays 12:00 - 1:30 PM and Wednesdays from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM in room 526 of Warren Weaver Hall, and at other times by appointment.

If at any point during this course, you feel overwhelmed or unsure of the material, please come to see me during my office hours or call or email me for an appointment so that we can meet.


Contact information:

Undergraduate Academic Calendar


General course information

Required Text
Introduction to Java Programming Sixth Edition
By Daniel Liang
ISBN-13: 9780132237383
Prentice Hall 2007
Optional Text
Java How to Program, 6/E

by Harvey M. Deitel, Paul J. Deitel
ISBN-13: 9780131483989
Prentice Hall 2005

Software

Grading

There will be two midterm exams and one final exam. Your grade will be 20 percent for each midterm plus 40 percent for the final plus 20 percent for the homework.If you plan to continue with computer science courses, you *MUST* get a grade of C or better in this course. No exceptions will be made.

The homework assignments are required and will consist of programming assignments. Style counts (that includes using meaningful names and providing sufficient comments in the body of the programs). Assignments must be done on the computer.

Computer Science Department: Statement on Academic Integrity

Topics

Introduction
Java Basics and Netbeans
Java Primitive types and Operations

Control Structure:

if/else and switch

Loop Statemnts: while, do-while, for

Methods
Arrays
Applets