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COMP 1409 - Introduction to Software Development 1

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This hands-on course is designed for those with no previous programming experience and is also appropriate for experienced developers who want to learn modern object-oriented (OO) languages such as Java and C#. Using an "objects first" approach, students receive an intensive introduction to object-oriented programming. Topics include classes and objects and their relationship, primitive data types, constructors, methods, repetition and selection, collections, abstraction and modularization. Upon successful completion, participants will have a basic understanding of programming concepts and objects, and be prepared to move on to higher level OO programming language courses.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1002 or equivalent knowledge.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$439.00

Winter 2017

Below are five offerings of this course for the Winter 2017 term.

CRN 83065

Sat Jan 07 - Sat Apr 08 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 08 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 DTC Rm. 371

Instructor

Jason Harrison

Course Outline

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* HOLIDAY: No class February 11 (Family Day long weekend) and March 11. *(B)* IMPORTANT INFO: Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 60% pass in COMP 1409. *(C)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 80871

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

Rana Al-Sammarraie

Course Outline

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* HOLIDAY: No class Feb 13 (Family Day). *(B)* IMPORTANT INFO: Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 60% pass in COMP 1409. *(C)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 71601

Thu Jan 12 - Thu Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

Mathew Linder

Course Outline

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* IMPORTANT INFO: Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 60% pass in COMP 1409. *(B)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 71603

Thu Jan 12 - Thu Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 875

Instructor

Paul Mills

Course Outline

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* IMPORTANT INFO: Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 60% pass in COMP 1409. *(B)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 71602

Fri Jan 13 - Fri Apr 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Apr 07 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 371

Instructor

Gary Tong

Course Outline

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. (*A)* HOLIDAY: No class Mar 3. *(B)* IMPORTANT INFO: Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 60% pass in COMP 1409. *(C)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

Spring/Summer 2017

Below are eight offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2017 term.

CRN 63673

Sat Apr 22 - Sat Jul 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 22 - Jul 22 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 DTC Rm. 875

Instructor

James McCartney

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* HOLIDAY : No class July 1 (Canada Day) and June 10. *(B)* IMPORTANT INFO: Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 60% pass in COMP 1409. *(C)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

Two seats remaining as of Mar 30, 2017 1:53 am PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 55054

Wed May 03 - Fri Jun 09 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Jun 09 Wed/Fri 14:30 - 17:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 324

Instructor

Jason Harrison

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* IMPORTANT INFO: COMP 1409 normally runs for 12 weeks. This compressed and intensive summer section meets twice per week for 6 weeks. Students must attend every lesson. Homework and assignments could exceed 30 hours per week. Please do not attempt any other course simultaneously. *(B)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

One seat remaining as of Mar 30, 2017 1:53 am PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 62079

Mon Apr 10 - Mon Jul 10 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jul 10 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 320

Instructor

Mathew Linder

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* HOLIDAY: No class May 22 (Victoria Day) and Jul 3 (Canada Day - observed). *(B)* IMPORTANT INFO: Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 60% pass in COMP 1409. *(C)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 62460

Tue Apr 11 - Tue Jul 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jul 04 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 875

Instructor

James McCartney

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* HOLIDAY: No class June 6. *(B)* IMPORTANT INFO: Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 60% pass in COMP 1409. *(C)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 60474

Thu Apr 13 - Thu Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Jun 29 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 875

Instructor

Paul Mills

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* IMPORTANT INFO: Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 60% pass in COMP 1409. *(B)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 62459

Thu Apr 13 - Thu Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Jun 29 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 320

Instructor

Rana Al-Sammarraie

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* IMPORTANT INFO: Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 60% pass in COMP 1409. *(B)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 55053

Tue Apr 18 - Tue Jul 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 18 - Jul 04 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

Mathew Linder

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* IMPORTANT INFO: Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 60% pass in COMP 1409. *(B)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 55446

Fri Apr 21 - Fri Jul 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 21 - Jul 07 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 875

Instructor

Mathew Linder

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* IMPORTANT INFO: Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 60% pass in COMP 1409. *(B)* REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain object-oriented programming concepts including: object, class, method, encapsulation.
  • Explain abstraction and modularization in programming.
  • Describe data types used in programming.
  • Explain the use of variables and constants.
  • Identify and use control structures.
  • Use correct syntax and documentation standards.
  • Read class library interfaces.
  • Write simple programs.
  • Test and debug simple programs.

Effective as of Fall 2007

Related Programs

COMP 1409 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Applied Software Development (ASD)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2017

Books for Winter 2017 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Custom Java Programming With Myprogramminglab
Author Deitel
Copyright 2016
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-32360-497-7
Price $99.95
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Custom Java Programming With Myprogramminglab
Author Deitel
Copyright 2016
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-32360-497-7
Price $99.95
Required

Spring/Summer 2017

Books for Spring/Summer 2017 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

Image not available
Custom Java Programming With Myprogramminglab
Author Deitel
Copyright 2016
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-32360-497-7
Price $99.95
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Image not available
Custom Java Programming With Myprogramminglab
Author Deitel
Copyright 2016
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-32360-497-7
Price $99.95
Required

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