CSC 502 Foundational Concepts of Computer Science II (3.00)
This course, intended for students with prior programming experience, covers basic computer architecture, formal logic, and advanced programming topics including web-oriented programming in the Java language, object construction, inheritance and polymorphism, the Java API, and advanced GUI programming. Extensive programming is required. Prerequisite: CSC 501 or instructor consent.
My office is in Carnegie Hall 311 B. You can stop by in person, or call my office at 630-637-5174. If I am not at the office and you need immediate attention, you can call me at home at 630-759-2110. You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Fall term office hours are Mondays and Wednesdays 5:00- 6:00 pm; Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30-6:00 pm.
I can also see you by appointment.
The class textbook is Herbert Schildt, Java: The Complete Reference, Ninth Edition
|1||Review of key concepts of Object-Oriented Programming: classes, interfaces, inheritance, polymorphism, anonymous inner classes, lambda expressions||5-10|
|2||JavaFX GUI Programming||35-36|
|3||JavaFX GUI Programming||35-36|
|4||JavaFX GUI Programming||35-36|
|6||The Java util Streams API||29|
|7||Exceptions and Advanced I/0||10, 20, 21|
|8||Basic Computer Organization|
|10||Introduction to Web Applications||38|
Schedule of In-class Quizzes and Tests
|Class Event||Date||Percent Weight|
|Quiz 1||Wednesday Sept 24||5%|
|Test 1||Wednesday Oct 8||12.5%|
|Quiz 2||Wednesday Oct 15||5%|
|Quiz 3||Wednesday Oct 29||5%|
|Test 2||Wednesday Nov 5||12.5%|
|Quiz 4||Wednesday Nov 12||5%|
|Final Exam||Monday Nov 24||20%|
In addition to the tests, there will be a number of homework/ programming assignments. These will will count for 35% of the course grade. They will be designed to help you understand course concepts and prepare you for the in-class quizzes and tests. Some of the tests and quizzes will involve writing short programs based on the concepts covered in lectures and in the programming assignments.
All assignments and projects must be submitted via email using your College email account.
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All assignments and projects should be turned in by midnight on the day due. A 10% penalty will be assessed on projects turned in late, but in general this penalty will not be levied if the assignment is turned in before I have completed grading the batch of assignments to which it belongs. No assignment/project turned in after the due date for the next assignment/project will be graded. I will make an exception to this rule for students who have been coming to see me for help, where I judge that the student is reasonably close to getting the assignment or project done.
Policy on Missed Quizzes and TestsIn-class tests and quizzes missed without a legitimate excuse cannot be made up. If you have to miss quiz or test (for some legitimate reason) please let me know at least a week before and I will make arrangements for a make up. In the event some unexpected reason beyond your control prevents you from being in class on the day of a test, contact me as soon as possible by phone or email to arrange a make up.