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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

Fall 2016

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Fall 2016 term.

CRN 41063

Tue Sep 13 - Tue Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 371

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

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.

CRN 41470

Wed Sep 14 - Wed Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

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.

CRN 33994

Fri Sep 16 - Fri Dec 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 16 - Dec 09 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 371

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* STAT HOLIDAY: No class Nov 11 (Remembrance 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.

One seat remaining as of Jul 28, 2016 5:08 pm PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 33876

Tue Sep 13 - Tue Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

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 33877

Thu Sep 15 - Thu Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

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 34226

Thu Sep 15 - Thu Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 371

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

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 42521

Sat Sep 17 - Sat Dec 10 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 17 - Dec 10 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 DTC Rm. 371

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$439.00

Notes

  1. *(A)* HOLIDAY: No class Oct 8 (Thanksgiving long weekend) and class in session Nov 12. *(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

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

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