CS 1331 - Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming

Spring 2021, Sections A and GR

Catalog Description
Introduction to the techniques and methods of object-oriented programming such as encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism. Emphasis on software development and individual programming skills.

Course Objectives
Students will learn how to

  • Understand object-oriented programming principles and apply them in the construction of Java programs.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in writing medium sized (1-10 source file) Java programs.
  • Create, select, and use appropriate basic algorithms and data structures in Java programs.
  • Understand and apply event-driven programming principles in graphical user interface (GUI) programs.

At least one of CS 1301, CS 1315, CS 1321, or CS 1371, minimum grade of C.

John Stasko

    MWF 2:00-2:50 pm, Remote Synchronous Course
    A01 - Tues 5:00-6:15, Remote
    A02 - Tues 5:00-6:15, Remote
    A03 - Tues 6:30-7:45, Remote
    A04 - Tues 6:30-7:45, Remote
    A05 - Tues 5:00-6:15, Remote
    GR1 - Tues 6:30-7:45, Remote

CS1331 Course Required Textbook

Title:Introduction to Java Programming and Data Structures - Comprehensive Version
Amazon link
Author:Y. Daniel Liang
Edition: Copyright 2020, 12th edition (11th edition is perfectly fine too)
Link to resources for the 11th edition of the book including source code.

We also recommend the Revel version of the text for students without much Java background or who want extra practice.

Class Policies
All students are required and expected to attend class. Exams and quizzes will be administered through the synchronous class at its scheduled time. Students will need an internet connection to view class content. For further details, please see the course policies page.