ITSC121F2019Syllabus

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ITSC 121: Programming 1: Fall 2019

Details

  • Professor: Dr. Cathy Bareiss
  • Office SB 027
  • Class Time: 2:00-3:20 MW
  • Class Location: SB 025
  • Textbook: Introduction to Java Programming by Liang

Description

An introduction to computer application development using a high level, object oriented, GUI based language. Emphasis is on the use of problem solving methods, algorithms, control structures, documentation and debugging.

Course Goals

Course Objectives

Course Outcomes

Program Outcomes

Course Content

Policies

  * Integrity
  * Late work 

Assignments

  1. See Canvas for the first lab
  2. Simple Calculator
  3. Lab 3
  4. Lab 4
  5. Lab 5
  6. Lab 6
  7. Lab 7
  8. Lab 8
  9. Lab 9
  10. Lab 10

Grades

  • Homework and quizzes (worth 20%). These will be assigned throughout the semester in class. Due dates will also be given then. Hard copy will be required unless otherwise stated. Homework is due at the start of the class unless otherwise stated. Quizzes will typically be on Canvas
  • Programs (worth 40%). Programs will be assigned throughout the semester. Code will be turned in via Canvas
  • Exams (worth 40%) There will be a comprehensive exam (worth twice the regular exams)
  • Grade scale
    • 93% <= average <= 100% -> A
    • 90% <= average < 93% -> A-
    • 87% <= average < 90% -> B+
    • 83% <= average < 87% -> B
    • 80% <= average < 83% -> B-
    • 77% <= average < 80% -> C+
    • 73% <= average < 77% -> C
    • 70% <= average < 73% -> C-
    • 67% <= average < 70% -> D+
    • 63% <= average < 67% -> D
    • 60% <= average < 63% -> D-
    • 0% <= average < 60% -> F

Tentative Schedule

Monday Wednesday
Aug 26
Chapter 1
Aug 28
Chapter 2
Sep 2
Labor Day
Sep 4
Chapter 2 and 3
Sep 9
Chapter 3
Sep 11
Chapter 4
Sep 16
Chapter 4
Sep 18
Exam
Sep 23
Chapter 5
Sep 25
Chapter 5
Sep 30
Chapter 5
Oct 2
Chapter 6
Oct 7
Chapter 6
Oct 9
Chapter 6
Oct 14
Chapter 6
Oct 16
Chapter 7
Oct 21
ABET
Oct 23
ABET
Exam
Oct 28
Chapter 7
Oct 30
Chapter 8
Nov 4
Chapter 8
Nov 6
Chapter 12
Nov 11
Exam
Nov 13
Chapter 12
Nov 18
Chapter 9
Nov 20
Chapter 9
Nov 25
Chapter 10
Nov 27
Thanksgiving
Dec 2
Chapter 14
Dec 4
Chapter 14
Dec 9
Finals week
Dec 11
Final (1:00)

Services

ADA Statement for Syllabi: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a law which provides civil rights protection for people with disabilities. Bethel University, in compliance with equal access laws, requests that students with disabilities seeking to acquire accommodations make an appointment with the Center for Academic Success—Disability Services. It is located in the Miller-Moore Academic Center, 033. You may also phone 574-807-7460 or email rachel.kennedy@betheluniversity.edu for an appointment.