CS 151 Introduction to Programming PV
Priddle, Lawrence R.
BA - MathMBA
Jan 9 2006 - Mar. 5 2006
5:30 - 9:50 PM
High school algebra proficiency
Textbook: Walter Savitch. JAVA – An Introduction to Problem Solving & Programming, Fourth Edition. Prentice Hall, 2005. ISBN 0131492020.
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Course Description: This course introduces students to algorithmic design and structured/ modular programming. Programming concepts will be put into practice by using Java for programming projects. These basic programming concepts and constructs will be covered: variables, data types, strings, arithmetic and logical operators, branching statements, loops, and debugging. Additionally, these object-oriented programming concepts will be covered: classes, instance variables, methods, and constructors. Prerequisite: MA131 (or equivalent) or CS144 or permission of instructor. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The instructor will supplement class lectures, program walk-thru's and problem solving with experience gained through a career in computer programming and IT.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Assessment will be based upon weekly homework / lab assignments, a mid-term exam and a final exam.
Grading: Homework / Lab Assignments average 100 points each, and there will be a Mid-Term exam worth 150 points and a Final Exam worth 150 points. Percentage distribution will be Homework / Lab – 64%, Mid-Term & Final exams – 31%, Attendance & Class Participation – 5%. Grading will be on a typical A (90%), B (80%), C (70%), D (60%), F (less than 60%) scale.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Homework submitted late will be docked 10%. Lab grading rules will be distributed at the first class session.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to leave the room to take phone calls and to respond to beepers. Notebook computers are allowed in the classroom.
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Introduction / Lab Tour / Chapter 1
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Chapter 4, Mid Term Exam
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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