Byrd Business Building 332
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|BYRD 332||BYRD 332||BYRD 332|
|COSC 1336-001||COSC 2336-001||COSC 1336-001||COSC 2336-001|
|9:00 AM - 11:15 AM||9:00 AM - 11:15 AM||9:00 AM - 11:15 AM||9:00 AM - 11:15 AM|
|BYRD 212||BYRD 212||BYRD 212||BYRD 212|
|COSC 1337-001||COSC 1337-001|
|12:30 PM - 2:45 PM||12:30 PM - 2:45 PM|
|BYRD 212||BYRD 212|
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If you have a disability (learning, mental, physical) that affects your ability to participate effectively and have access to any program or service at Amarillo College please contact Disability Services at (806) 345-5639 . Our offices are located in the Student Service Center office 112. More information may be found at www.actx.edu/disability.
Disability Services facilitates access to all programs and services according to the ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, as well as other federal and state laws.
Amarillo College is committed to providing equal access to all programs and services, including all working, learning, and service environments that affect equal access for persons with disabilities. This commitment to provide equal access and opportunity for persons with disabilities is in compliance with federal and state law. Amarillo College also strives to provide Electronic and Information Resources (EIR) that are accessible to all authorized users.
If you find you are unable to access material in an accessible format please contact the Disability Services Office at (806) 345-5639 . This office will work in conjunction with other campus resources to address and accommodate your issue in a timely manner.
As a student you may experience a range of issues that can cause barriers to learning, such as strained relationships, increased anxiety, alcohol/drug problems, feeling down, difficulty concentrating and/or lack of motivation. These mental health concerns or stressful events may lead to diminished academic performance or reduce a student's ability to participate in daily activities. Amarillo College offers services to assist you with addressing these and other concerns you may be experiencing. If you or someone you know are suffering from any of the aforementioned conditions, you can learn more about the broad range of confidential mental health services available on campus by calling the AC Counseling Center at 806-371-5900. The AC Counseling Center website is https://www.actx.edu/counseling/ . Also, if you are in need of social services (affordable housing, utilities, transportation, food, clothing, childcare, medical/dental/vision, legal), please call the AC Advocacy & Resource Center at 806-371-5439. The AC Advocacy & Resource Center website is https://www.actx.edu/arc
The Tutoring for Success policy applies to any student whose grade or performance in the course falls below a departmentally determined minimum threshold. In either of those cases, the instructor will direct the student to the appropriate tutoring service, which may be faculty-led, discipline-specific, and/or general. Under this policy, the instructor will follow specific departmental guidelines governing the use, duration, and grade component of the tutoring need.
Students who do not attend class on or prior to the census date will be administratively dropped. Effective Fall, 2016
Students who wish to withdraw from a course must complete all steps indicated on the Academic Withdrawal Request form by the course withdrawal deadline.
NOTE: Students who are attending Texas institutions of higher education, for the first time fall 2007 and later, may not withdraw from more than six courses during their academic career. This withdrawal limitation does not include dual credit or developmental classes (Senate Bill 1231 Rule 4.10.) For more information on Drop and Withdrawal Policies, please visit the Registrar's Office Web site.
COSC-1336-001 Programming Fundamentals I
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of structured programming, and provides a comprehensive introduction to programming for computer science and technology majors. Topics include software development methodology, data types, control structures, functions, arrays and the mechanics of running, testing and debugging. This course assumes computer literacy.
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Notice to Students enrolled in an educational program for preparation of issuance of certain occupational licenses:
Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact:
You can also contact the Legal Clinic, or the faculty member in charge of the educational program that you seek to enroll in. The further information you will receive will include notification to you of your right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the licensing authority in order to clarify your particular situation.
(3 sem hrs; 2 lec, 4 lab)
On Campus Course
NO TEXTBOOK IS REQUIRED FOR THIS COURSE.
You will need access to the Internet and a Windows (or Linux) PC or Mac.
Note that phone or MIFI based hotspots will not work due to frequent IP address changes.
Course Description: This course focuses on the object-oriented programming paradigm, emphasizing the definition and use of classes along with fundamentals of object-oriented design. The course includes basic analysis of algorithms, searching and sorting techniques, and an introduction to software engineering processes. Students will apply techniques for testing and debugging software. This course is included in the Field of Study Curriculum for Computer Science.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will:
Identify and explain a programming development lifecycle, including planning, analysis,design, development, and maintenance.
Demonstrate a basic understanding of object-oriented programming by using structsand classes in software projects.
Use object-oriented programming techniques to develop executable programs that include elements such as inheritance and polymorphism.
Document and format code in a consistent manner.
Apply basic searching and sorting algorithms in software design.
Apply single- and multi- dimensional arrays in software.
Use a symbolic debugger to find and fix runtime and logical errors in software.
Demonstrate a basic understanding of programming methodologies, including object-oriented, structured, and procedural programming.
Describe the phases of program translation from source code to executable code.
In order to receive your AC Connect Email, you must log in through AC Connect at https://acconnect.actx.edu .
If you are an active staff or faculty member according to Human Resources, use "Exchange". All other students, use "AC Connect (Google) Email".
Your semester grade (90-100 A, 80-89 B, 70-79 C, 60-69 D, Below 60 F) will be calculated as follows:
|2. Lab Average||25%|
|3. Midterm Exam (on-campus)||35%|
|4. Final Exam (on-campus)||35%|
The Lab Average will be calculated as:
If access to campus is restricted for any reason and we are not able to take either/both of the seated, on-campus exams, the final grade will be calculated without the missing exam(s).
No grades will be recorded (and late penalties will apply) until students complete the contact/contract form ("lab0") which will be distributed by the instructor.
Attendance, Homework, Late Work, Testing and Computer Lab Policies can be found at:
Note your in-class attendance counts as a grade and can also replace your lowest lab grade!
Also note that you will be required to come to campus to take a seated Midterm Exam and Final Exam.
Makeup exams will not be given.
Note that this class will require a considerable amount of time outside of class to complete all of the course work!
If you stop working on the class and your average drops below a 60 due to missed assignments and you do not officially drop the course by the deadline, you will receive an F for the course. The deadline for dropping a class at AC is published in the official Amarillo College Schedule of Classes.
Week1: Course intro, Introduction to Unix/Linux
Week2: Introduction to programming logic and the Java development environment
Week3: Variables, assignment statements.
Week4: Arithmetic operators
Week5: Working with arrays.
Week6: For loops, while loops, if statements
Week7: Method call and return. Object Oriented Programming introduction.
Week9: Method call and return with reference variables
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