Area of Study
Computer Programming, Computer Science
Taught In English
Successful completion of CI4100 or similar
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
This module extends students? learning of the formal aspects of programming, including
a comprehensive treatment of the object-oriented paradigm, selection and use of data
structures, and algorithms for searching and sorting. It also enables students to become
aquainted with the important tools available for programmers, such as development
environments, revision control systems and code profiling and optimization techniques.
Topics covered may include:
? Multi-paradigm programming
? Software quality factors
? Procedural programming
? Abstract data types, classes and objects
? Inheritance and multiple inheritance
? Association and aggregation
? Polymorphism; Method overloading, method overriding, operator overloading
? Object oriented programming using languages such as Java and C++
? Component and service oriented programming and environments
? Container classes
? Fundamental computing algorithms: recursion, sorting, searching
? GUI Components: Swing vs AWT and GUI Class Hierarchy.
? Event driven programming and event handling.
? Standard development tools and visual programming environments, debugging
? Execution environments, applets, servlets, webservices.
? Professional, legal and ethical issues such as copyright and licensing of source
and executable code, accessibility compliance, professional accreditation of
Teaching: Lectures, tutorials, workshops, case studies, exercises, discussion groups, and practice
STUDY OPTION 1:
? Exam (30%)
? Practical: In-class test (30%)
? Coursework: Implementation of applications (40%)
STUDY OPTION 2: alternative assessment
Study Option 1 = Whole Year
Study Option 2 = Autumn
Study Option 3 = Spring/summer
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.