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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 to use modern object-oriented programming (OOP) languages to build applications. Using an "objects first" approach, students receive an intensive introduction to OOP concepts. 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 COMP 1451 Introduction to Software Development 2. PLEASE NOTE: COMP 1409 will be offered for the final time in April and May 2020.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1002 or equivalent knowledge.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$458.86 - $467.43 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2020

Below are eight offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 83065

Sat Jan 04 - Sat Apr 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 04 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 DTC Rm. 875

Instructor

Jason Harrison

Course Outline

Cost

$458.86

Notes

  1. Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 70% pass in COMP 1409. Late registration is not permitted. Class will meet on February 15 (Family Day). No class on March 14.

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 82094

Mon Jan 06 - Mon Apr 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Apr 06 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

Mathew Linder

Course Outline

Cost

$467.43

Notes

  1. Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 70% pass in COMP 1409. Late registration is not permitted. No class on February 17 (Family Day) and March 02.

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 71601

Thu Jan 09 - Thu Apr 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 02 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

Mathew Linder

Course Outline

Cost

$467.43

Notes

  1. Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 70% pass in COMP 1409. Late registration is not permitted. No class on March 05.

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 85416

Sat Jan 11 - Sat Apr 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 04 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$467.43

Notes

  1. Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 70% pass in COMP 1409. Late registration is not permitted. No class on February 15 (Family Day).

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

Cancelled

CRN 87383

Tue Jan 14 - Tue Apr 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 14 - Apr 07 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

Anca Datcu-Romano

Course Outline

Cost

$467.43

Notes

  1. Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 70% pass in COMP 1409. Late registration is not permitted.

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 82096

Fri Jan 17 - Fri Apr 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 17 - Apr 03 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

Rana Al-Sammarraie

Course Outline

Cost

$467.43

Notes

  1. Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 70% pass in COMP 1409. Late registration is not permitted.

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 80233

Sat Jan 18 - Sat Apr 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 18 - Apr 04 Sat 13:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 371

Instructor

Rana Al-Sammarraie

Course Outline

Cost

$458.86

Notes

  1. Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 70% pass in COMP 1409. Late registration is not permitted. Class will be in session February 15 (Family Day). The start and end dates have been changed from Jan 11 – Mar 28 to Jan 18 – Apr 04.

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 20 - Mon Apr 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 20 - Apr 06 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 875

Instructor

Rana Al-Sammarraie

Course Outline

Cost

$458.86

Notes

  1. Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 70% pass in COMP 1409. Late registration is not permitted. Class will be in session February 17 (Family Day). The start and end dates have been changed from Jan 06 – Mar 23 to Jan 20 – Apr 06.

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

Spring/Summer 2020

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 55053

Thu Apr 09 - Thu Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 875

Instructor

Rana Al-Sammarraie

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$458.86

Notes

  1. Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 70% pass in COMP 1409. Late registration is not permitted.

1 seat remaining as of Mar 29, 2020 2:00 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 55054

Wed Apr 29 - Fri Jun 05 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 29 - Jun 05 Wed/Fri 14:30 - 17:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

Jason Harrison

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$467.43

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. “Section is for Daytime students only” Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __. 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. Late registration is not permitted.

CRN 62459

Tue Apr 14 - Tue Jun 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 14 - Jun 30 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 875

Instructor

Mathew Linder

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$458.86

Notes

  1. Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 70% pass in COMP 1409. Late registration is not permitted.

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 66699

Tue Apr 14 - Tue Jun 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 14 - Jun 30 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

Anca Datcu-Romano

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$467.43

Notes

  1. Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 70% pass in COMP 1409. Late registration is not permitted.

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 62079

Mon Apr 20 - Mon Jul 13 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 20 - Jul 13 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

Mathew Linder

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$467.43

Notes

  1. Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 70% pass in COMP 1409. Late registration is not permitted. Class in session April 22 (Easter Monday). No class on May 18 (Victoria Day).

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 66700

Mon Apr 20 - Mon Jul 13 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 20 - Jul 13 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 875

Instructor

Rana Al-Sammarraie

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$458.86

Notes

  1. Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 70% pass in COMP 1409. Late registration is not permitted. No class on May 18 (Victoria Day).

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 63977

Sat Apr 25 - Sat Jul 11 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 25 - Jul 11 Sat 13:30 - 16:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

Rana Al-Sammarraie

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$467.43

Notes

  1. Students should not attempt COMP 1409 plus COMP 1451 simultaneously. COMP 1451 is a continuation of COMP 1409 and entry requires a 70% pass in COMP 1409. Late registration is not permitted. Class in session May 16 (Victoria Day).

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, and encapsulation.
  • Explain abstraction and modularization in object-oriented 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 in Java.
  • Test and debug simple programs in Java.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017

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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