Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

CMP 230 Programming Methods I - Syllabus and Information

Textbook: For most sections, the textbook is Java: An Introduction to Problem Solving & Programming, 5th edition, Walter Savitch and Frank Carrano, Pearson Prentice Hall, ISBN: 0-13-607214-3. For the experimental section the textbook is Programming With Alice & Java, Lewis.

Syllabus: All sections will cover (at least) the following: (though each instructor will have their own particular schedule for doing so)

  • Variables and types
  • Branching
  • Loops
  • Keyboard-console and Dialog Box IO
  • Debugging
  • Arrays
  • Methods
  • Text file IO
  • Beginning Objects and Inheritance/Interfaces/Abstract Classes
  • Beginning GUIs
  • Beginning Exceptions

Last modified: Jan 3, 2012

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