CSE 7014: 7 sessions, 21 hours (2.1 CEUs)
Dates: Thursdays, August 24 – October 5
Time: 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Registration available soon.
Intended for individuals interested in learning to program with little or no previous experience, this course provides a complete introduction to the programming process in addition to a brief introduction to Java.
Students who complete Introduction to Programming Concepts Using Java will be able to further their programming acumen by enrolling in the Object-Oriented Java Programming course.
The curriculum covers all exam topics found on the Java SE 8 Programmer I Certification exam.
This course is approved by the Innovative Technology Action Group (ITAG). Partial scholarships are available from ITAG through a training grant from the PA Department of Labor and Industry.
Course Scope and Sequence
This 21-hour course consists of face-to-face lecture, classroom discussion, and hands-on learning in our technology-based classroom.
While no prior programming experience is required for the course, familiarity with a programming language may be helpful.
Who Should Attend
Introduction to Programming Concepts Using Java is appropriate for beginners. It may also be helpful for those managing programmers in order to better understand what it takes to produce quality software.
The 7-week course will cover fundamental programming concepts: variables, conditionals, arrays, methods, use of an IDE, and basic testing and debugging of a program.
Continuing Education Units
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are awarded based on a standard of one unit per ten (10) hours of classroom contact.
Note: The University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.
Companies and organizations can have these programs conducted at Penn State Great Valley or elsewhere. Program content can be customized to meet the needs of the company. Call 610-648-3281 for information.