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CS 225 Programming Concepts
Christopherson, Leo B.


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 FA
SemesterS2FF2005
FacultyChristopherson, Leo B.
TitleAssistant Professor of Computer Science
Degrees/CertificatesBA Mathematics
MA Ed Tech/Programming
Daytime PhoneHome: 509-465-3179
E-Mailleo.christopherson@park.edu
chris909037@msn.com
Web Pagehttp://leochristopherson.com
Semester DatesMarch 14, 2005 through May 8, 2005
Class Days-M-----
Class Time5:00 - 10:00 PM
PerquisitesCS 219
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Deitel, Harvey.  C++ How To Program, 5th Edition.
Prentice Hall ISBN: 0-13-185757-6.

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Additional Resources:
MS Studio.net software


Course Description:
This course continues the development of the programming and problems solving skills introduced in CS219.  Programming concepts will be put to practice 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. Pre-requisite: A grade of ‘C' or better in CS219. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
My philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, examinations, and video presentations.

Learning Outcomes:
Explain basic C++ constructs
Explain basic object-oriented programming concepts
Explain these programming concepts: pointers, parameter passing, operator overloading, and inheritance
Demonstrate creativity and problem-solving skills
Use Visual C++ integrated development environment
Write C++ programs that use proper style and documentation
Demonstrate proper use of the object-oriented principle of inheritance
Demonstrate proper use of the object-oriented principle of composition
Write C++ programs the use preprocessor directives, functions, arrays, pointers, strings, operator overloading, and inheritance

Course Assessment:
The teaching techniques will consist of:
Homework
Quizzes
Lectures and Presentations
Discussions
Programming in the lab

Grading:
Tests 40%
Quizzes 10%
Programs 40%
Exercises 10%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Contact instructor

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students must acquaint themselves with the Park/Fairchild computer room rules. These rules will be presented to each student at the beginning of class.

CS-225
Programming Concepts
TopicAssignments
Meeting - 1
March 14
Chapter 2: Introduction to C++ Programming
Chapter 3: Introduction to Classes and Objects
Selected Exercises and Programs
Meeting - 2
March 21
Quiz on Chapters 2 and 3
Chapter 4: Control Statements 1
Chapter 5: Control Statements 2
Selected Exercises and Programs
Meeting - 3
March 28
Quiz on Chapters 4 and 5
Chapter 6: Functions
Chapter 7: Arrays and Vectors
Selected Exercises and Programs
Meeting - 4
April 4
Midterm Exam through Chapter 7
Chapter 8: PointersSelected Exercises and Programs
Meeting - 5
April 11
Quiz on Chapter 8
Chapter 9: Classes 1
Chapter 10: Classes 2
Selected Exercises and Programs
Meeting - 6
April 18
Quiz on Chapters 9 and 10
Chapter 11: Operator OverloadingSelected Exercises and Programs
Meeting - 7
April 25
Quiz on Chapter 11
Chapter 12: Inheritance
Chapter 13: Polymorphism
Selected Exercises and Programs
Meeting - 8
May 2
Final Exam on Chapters 8 through 13
Finish UpFinish Up

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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

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. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 101

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.

Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100

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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