CS1021: Software Development II
My job as your instructor is to make it as easy as possible for you to learn the material covered in this course. Please ask questions in and out of class. Dr. Taylor
On successful completion of this course, the student will:
- Explain the rationale for object-oriented design and programming
- Translate UML class and sequence diagrams into Java code
- Apply composition, inheritance, and interfaces
- Distinguish between extending a class (inheritance) and implementing an interface
- Define polymorphism
- Design and implement simple Java classes and packages
- Document the implementation of small software systems
- Make appropriate use of exception handling
- Use classes from the Java standard library to read and write files on disk
- Use the Java API specification (javadoc) to determine correct use of standard library classes
Take from the official course outline
General Course Policies
Please review the general course policies webpage.
Introduction to Programming with Java: A Problem Solving Approach, 3rd Ed., by Dean and Dean, McGraw-Hill, 2021. This book is used for both CS1011 and CS1021. There are two purchasing options:
- VitalSource Inclusive Access eBook with Online Access, ISBN: 978-1-26-095839-3
- If you'd like a hard copy, you can also add Loose Leaf Inclusive Access, ISBN: 978-1-26-426033-1
Both should be available through our bookstore.
Homework assignments will not be graded however, you are expected to complete them by the given due dates. Homework may consist of watching screencasts, assigned reading, completing online surveys, writing code, etc.
Quizzes will be given nearly every week at the beginning of lab. The lowest quiz score will be dropped. No make-up quizzes will be given.
Unless stated otherwise, all laboratory assignments will be completed individually. All Lab assignments are worth 100 points per week (i.e., a two week lab assignment is worth 200 points).
The Raider Center for Academic Success offers free tutoring for all MSOE students through 1-1 tutoring, group tutoring, writing assistance and Study Spaces. RCAS is located on campus on the 2nd floor of the Walter Schroeder Library. For more information on RCAS Tutoring you can visit their website, schedule an appointment, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 414-277-7274