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CISC *1170 Java for Programmers

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 2.70.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

2 hours; 2 credits

Intensive introduction to Java for students who have completed a programming course in another language. The facilities of the Java programming language core and the key Java class libraries. Imperative and procedural programming in Java. Elementary object-oriented programming. File processing, exception handling, and an introduction to graphical user interface programming. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Computer and Information Science 1115, or 3115, or both of 1113 and 1114.)

Prerequisite: An introductory programming course in a language other than Java and permission of the chairperson.


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