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CISC 3110 Advanced Programming Techniques

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 15.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

4 hours; 4 credits

A second course in programming. Advanced programming techniques emphasizing reliability, maintainability, and reusability. Module design and multi-file programs. Abstract data types. Objects, classes, and object-oriented design. Storage class and scope. Addresses, pointers, and dynamic storage allocation. Test suites, test drivers, and testing strategies; debugging, assertions, and an introduction to formal techniques. Recursion and function parameters. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Computer and Information Science 3130 [22]. Completion of this course prohibits a student from receiving credit for CISC 3115.)

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 1110 [1.5] or 1180 [2.80].


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