CSC240 Computer Science III
3 Credit Hours
Instructor: Dr. Richard Epstein, Professor of Computer Science
Course coordinator: Dr. Richard Epstein, Professor of Computer Science
Starting out with Java: From Control Structures through Objects, 4th edition, Tony Gaddis, Addison-Wesley, 2010.Other Supplemental Materials
This course depends a lot on the professor’s example programs, which cover all the topics covered in the course.
This course focuses on more advanced topics in object-oriented programming, including project design, planning, and testing using milestones and checklists. Programming topics include text processing (including the StringBuilder and StringTokenizer classes), inheritance, polymorphism, abstract classes, interfaces, generic classes, exception classes, exception throwing and handling, random access files, serialization, and an introduction to some basic data structures, such as collection classes and linked list.
Prerequisite: CSC142 Computer Science II.
Course addresses Student Outcomes (b) and (i).