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COMP 2522 - Object Oriented Programming 1

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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Course Details

This hands-on course follows on from COMP 1510. This course covers the fundamental concepts of design, development, testing, and debugging intermediate-level programs with an object-oriented programming language. Topics include language syntax, data abstraction, encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism, and exception handling. Design Patterns and Graphical User Interfaces will be applied to appropriate problems.


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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Apply the properties of good object-oriented software design including encapsulation, information hiding, inheritance, and polymorphism to create easily extensible systems in the context of intermediate-level programs.
  • Apply object-oriented decomposition to break a program into multiple classes with well-defined interfaces.
  • Decompose a program into multiple classes with well defined interfaces.
  • Analyze and explain behaviour of intermediate-level programs involving object-oriented programming constructs including encapsulation, information hiding, inheritance, and polymorphism.
  • Write programs processing data using sources and sinks.
  • Create and handle exceptions to write robust programs.
  • Apply design techniques such as sequence diagrams, collaboration diagrams and class diagrams to define classes and their relationships when solving a problem.
  • Add/modify relationships between classes and objects to show the design.
  • Design, implement, debug and write automated tests for intermediate-level object-oriented programs in a modern high-level object-oriented programming language.
  • Write programs addressing concurrency issues such as race conditions using synchronization techniques including synchronization, wait/notify, join, and sleep.
  • Program with lambda expressions and closures.

Effective as of Winter 2019

Related Programs

COMP 2522 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Computer Systems Technology
    Full-time   Diploma

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