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CS 225 Programming Concepts
Heinz, Paul A.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.
CourseCS 225 Programming Concepts TI
SemesterF1W2005
FacultyHeinz, Paul A.
Daytime Phone386-3038
E-Mailpaul.heinz@park.edu
Semester Dates17 Aug – 12 Oct 2005
Class Days--T-R--
Class Time7:30 - 10:20 PM
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Deitel, C++ How to Program, 4th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2003. ISBN 0-13-038474-7

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore

Additional Resources:
Any C++ compiler, but I recommend Microsoft Visual C++â 6.0 since the Introductory Edition is provided with the text.  The Tinker Base Library has an outstanding reference section for computer science.


Course Description:
This course continues the development of the programming and problem  solving skills introduced in CS 219.  Programming concepts will be put into  practice by using C++ for programming projects.  Since C++ is so similar    to Java and since students should already know Java from their prerequisite  courses, this course will cover C++ basics (control constructs, operators,  data types, functions) very quickly.   More time will be spent on those  features of C++ that differ from Java.  For example, more time will be  spent on pointers, object-oriented programming techniques, and operator  overloading. Prerequisite: A grade of ‘C' or better in CS219. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
I expect students to read the assigned material on the syllabus before each class.  The lectures are meant to clarify and expand the material in the book.  All assigned reading from the textbook is testable.  Homework is used as a tool to help the student reinforce concepts.  Homework will be assigned based on the students' need to better understand a concept or technique.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course the student should be able to:

· Explain basic C++ constructs (this should be covered quickly since basic C++ constructs are similar to basic Java constructs, which are covered in CS 151 and CS 219).
· Explain basic object-oriented programming concepts (this should be covered quickly since basic OOP concepts are covered in CS 151 and CS 219).
· Explain these programming concepts:
o Pointers
o Parameter passing - call-by-value vs. call-by-reference
o Operator overloading
o Inheritance - public, protected, and private access specifiers
· Demonstrate creativity and problem-solving skills.
· Use the Visual C++ integrated development environment to enter, run, and debug C++ programs.
· Write C++ programs that use proper style and documentation.
· Demonstrate proper use of the object-oriented principle of inheritance.
o Given a problem description, the student should be able to decide on appropriate classes in a class hierarchy tree.
· Demonstrate proper use of the object-oriented principle of composition.
o Given a description that involves two classes, the student should be able to decide on whether composition or inheritance is more appropriate.
· Write C++ programs that use:
o Preprocessor directives
o Functions - call-by-value vs. call-by-reference parameters, inline functions, default arguments
o Arrays - one-dimensional and two-dimensional
o Pointers
o Strings
o Operator overloading
o Inheritance - public, protected, and private access specifiers
Optional - upon completion of this course the student should be able to:
· Write C++ programs that use:
o UML, polymorphism, virtual functions, templates, exception handling, file I/O

Course Assessment:
Participation in class discussions, pop quizzes, examinations, individual projects, and homework.

Grading:
Homework 15%
Weekly programming assignments 15%
Pop Quizzes                             10%
Project 30%
Mid-Term 15%
Final Examination 15%
Total 100%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
All homework is due the next Tuesday class; the grade will be reduced one letter grade for every class meeting homework is late.
 An alternate pop quiz will be given to any student with an excused absence.

 Class ActivitiesAssignmentsTests
Meeting - 1Introduction, Chapter 1Exercises: 1.11, 1.13, 1.16, 1.21,
Write a C++ program that asks for your name, then prints to
the screen “Hello” followed by the name which was input.
 
Meeting - 2Chapter 2Exercises:2.16, 2.39, 2.42 
Meeting - 3Chapter 3Exercises: 3.13, 3.18, 3.35 and 3.36 (combine these two, do not need to write separate programs)
Project Proposal
Meeting - 4Chapter 4Exercises: 4.17, 4.37
 
Meeting - 5Chapter 5  
Meeting - 6Chapter 5 Continued  
Meeting - 7Chapter 5 ContinuedExercises: 5.31, 5.41, 5.42 
Meeting - 8Chapter 18Exercise 18.6 (a only)and
Write a program that takes input from the keyboard and identifies if the character is an integer, lower case letter, upper case letter, punctuation, or none of these listed
For an extra challenge see if you can identify control characters (I.e. carriage return, newline, horizontal tab, etc….)
Mid-Term
Meeting - 9Chapter 6Exercises: 6.4, 6.12 
Meeting - 10Chapter 7Exercises: 7.7, 7.10
 
Meeting - 11Chapter 9  
Meeting - 12Chapter 9 ContinuedExercise 9.5 OR 9.7  
Meeting - 13Chapter 8  
Meeting - 14Chapter 19  
Meeting - 15Review  Final Exam, Project presentation
Meeting - 16  Project presentation

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.  
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 85-87

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 85-87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.
NOTE: An attendance report of “P” (present) will be recorded for students who have logged in to the Online classroom at least once during each week of the term. Recording of attendance is not equivalent to participation. Participation grades will be assigned by each instructor according to the criteria in the Grading Policy section of the syllabus.

Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
I must be notified within two days of the absence and any missed class work must be made up.  If Rose State College or Tinker AFB is closed due to adverse weather conditions, we will not hold class and the class meeting will be made up later during the term.

Disability Guidelines:

Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page:
http://www.park.edu/disability
 
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