Skip to Main Content

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...)

3 hours; 3 credits

The facilities of Java programming language core and the key Java class libraries. The imperative (nonobject-oriented) language, support for object-oriented programming, exception handling, concurrency and network programming. Images and graphic display techniques, drawing tools, event generation and handling, containers and container hierarchies, layout techniques and applet construction. Language issues such as comparison with C and C++, compile-time vs. run-time checking, and implementation. Class design file I/O, threads, and navigating the Java class libraries. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Computer and Information Science 1.6 or 16.)

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 3130 [22].


The City University reserves the right, because of changing conditions, to make modifications of any nature in academic programs and requirements of the university and its constituent colleges without advanced notice. Students are advised to consult regularly with college and department counselors concerning their programs of study.

Return to full course list