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CIS 255 (CS1) Programming Methods: Java

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Object-oriented programming methodology for both computer science majors and computer professionals. Systematic approach to design, construction, and management of computer programs; emphasizing program documentation, testing, debugging, maintenance and software reuse. Also includes evolution of programming languages and emergence of paradigms, UML, virtual machines, exception handling, sorting and searching algorithms, recursion, inheritance, polymorphism, fundamental graphics, and computer ethics. This course conforms to the ACM CS1 standards. A materials fee in the amount shown in the Schedule of Classes is payable upon registration.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 120 and CIS 254
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E2c
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC
C-ID: COMP 122