COP2000

Introduction to Computer Programming

Course Code: COP 2000

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
This class is a beginning course in computer programming, with an emphasis on the problem-solving process, problem analysis, design decisions, and creative algorithm development. Topics will include organization and structure of computer programs; interface design techniques; algorithm design and development; a survey of programming paradigms; syntax and semantics of specific statements in one or more representative computer languages.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

Must be eligible to enroll in MAC 1105 or higher mathematics course. The prerequisite may be waived by consent of department for students with previous appropriate coursework or work experience. Contact the course instructor for details.

Instructors:

As Assigned

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Provided by Instructor

 

Assignment/course outline:

The following topics will be covered in this course at the discretion of the instructor:

  • Introduction to Computers & the Internet     
  • Introduction to HTML5     
  • Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)     
  • JavaScript: Introduction to Scripting, Control Statements
  • Functions, Arrays, and Objects     
  • Document Object Model (DOM): Objects & Collections     
  • JavaScript Event Handling: A Deeper Look     
  • HTML5; Introduction to canvas     
  • XML     
  • Ajax-Enabled Rich Internet Applications with XML and JSON     
  • Web Servers (Apache & IIS)     
  • Database: SQL, MySQL, LINQ & Java DB     
  • PHP     
  • Web App Development with ASP.NET in C#     
  • Web Services in C#     
  • Web App Development with ASP.NET in Visual Basic

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Associate in Science degree in Computer Information Technology Learning Outcomes:

CIT-1 Understand, install, configure, monitor, use, and troubleshoot computer hardware and software. [1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 6.0, IT Support 12.0, 13.0]

CIT-2 Understand, install, configure, monitor, use, and troubleshoot network hardware and software. [8.0, 9.0]

CIT-3 Demonstrate general computing workplace competencies, including employability skills, interpersonal & customer service skills, and user support skills. [11.0, IT Support 12.0, 13.0, 14.0, 15.0]

CIT-4 Demonstrate project management skills. [10.0]

CIT-5 Perform database management and design tasks. [7.0]

 

Associate in Science degree in Network Systems Technology Learning Outcomes:

NST-1 Understand, install, configure, monitor, use, and/or troubleshoot computer hardware and software. [1.0, 3.0]

NST-2 Understand, install, configure, monitor, use, and troubleshoot network hardware and software. [2.0, 4.0]

NST-3 Demonstrate general computing workplace competencies, including employability skills, interpersonal & customer service skills, and user support skills. [5.0, Server Admin 18.0]

NST-4 Demonstrate project management skills. [6.0]

NST-5 Depends on Specialization:

  • Server Administration (Program Code 2181): Demonstrate advanced understanding of networked environments and perform network administration activities. [Server Admin Specialization 0-8.0]
  • Network/Cybersecurity (Program Code 2182): Demonstrate proficiency in securing networks and data, including performing penetration testing and responding to cybersecurity incidents. [Network/Cybersecurity Specialization 09.0]
  • Digital Forensics (Program Code 2183): Demonstrate understanding of forensic casework procedures and perform computer and mobile device forensic investigations. [Digital Forensics Specialization 0-14.0]

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
Synthesize computer programming activities

CIT-1, CIT-2, CIT-3, NST-1, NST-2, NST-3

Homework, tests, quizzes
Develop programming design activities

CIT-1, CIT-2, CIT-3, NST-1, NST-2, NST-3

Homework, tests, quizzes
Formulate coding activities

CIT-1, CIT-2, CIT-3, NST-1, NST-2, NST-3

Homework, tests, quizzes
Appraise testing activities

CIT-1, CIT-2, CIT-3, NST-1, NST-2, NST-3

Homework, tests, quizzes
Evaluate implementation activities

CIT-1, CIT-2, CIT-3, NST-1, NST-2, NST-3

Homework, tests, quizzes
Propose computer programming evaluation activities CIT-1, CIT-2, CIT-3, NST-1, NST-2, NST-3 Homework, tests, quizzes
Develop data file activities

CIT-1, CIT-2, CIT-3, NST-1, NST-2, NST-3

Homework, tests, quizzes
Synthesize professional development activities

CIT-1, CIT-2, CIT-3, NST-1, NST-2, NST-3

Homework, tests, quizzes
Formulate general organizational computing workplace competencies

CIT-1, CIT-2, CIT-3, NST-1, NST-2, NST-3

Homework, tests, quizzes

 

 

  1. Attend and participate in class regularly.
  2. Read all assigned material before class.
  3. Study in-class notes and online (Canvas) materials.
  4. Complete assigned projects in a timely manner to enable reflections and revisions on the final product.
  5. Participate in discussions.
  6. Demonstrate your mastery of the required skills on quizzes, exams, etc.
  7. Complete all assignments with promptness and accuracy.
  8. All written documents as well as online assignments must be completed using correct grammar, spelling, and structure.

 

The grading breakdown is subject to change at the discretion of the instructor.

Quizzes

up to 40%

Test (which includes Midterm and Final) 

up to 60%

Assignments, Projects and/or Labs     

up to 40%

Participation

up to 20%

 

Please see your first day handout for individual instructor grading schemes.

College-wide policies and resources

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