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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.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1002 or equivalent knowledge.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$448.00

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are eight offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 62079

Mon Apr 09 - Mon Jul 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jul 09 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 320

Instructor

Mathew Linder

Course Outline

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. HOLIDAY: No class May 21 (Victoria Day) and Jul 2 (Canada Day - observed). 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. REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 62460

Tue Apr 10 - Tue Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 875

Instructor

Paul Mills

Course Outline

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. 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. REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 60474

Thu Apr 12 - Thu Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 875

Instructor

Paul Mills

Course Outline

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. 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. REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 55053

Tue Apr 17 - Tue Jul 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

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

Instructor

Mathew Linder

Course Outline

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. 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. REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 55446

Fri Apr 20 - Fri Jul 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

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

Instructor

Gary Tong

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. 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. REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 63673

Sat Apr 21 - Sat Jul 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 21 - Jul 07 Sat 13:30 - 16:30 DTC Rm. 875

Instructor

Jason Harrison

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. 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. REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 63977

Wed Apr 25 - Wed Jul 11 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 25 - Jul 11 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 320

Instructor

Rana Al-Sammarraie

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. 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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 55054

Wed May 02 - Fri Jun 08 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 02 - Jun 08 Wed/Fri 14:30 - 17:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 310

Instructor

Jason Harrison

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$448.00

Notes

  1. 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. REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term, 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

Books & Supplies

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

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 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 Intro To Software Development With Myprogramminglab
Author Deitel
Copyright 2016
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-32360-497-7
Price $103.95
Optional

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.

PT

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Custom Intro To Software Development With Myprogramminglab
Author Deitel
Copyright 2016
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-32360-497-7
Price $103.95
Optional

PT 55054

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Custom Intro To Software Development With Myprogramminglab
Author Deitel
Copyright 2016
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-32360-497-7
Price $103.95
Required

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