Object Oriented Programming

The American College of Greece

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Object Oriented Programming

  • Host University

    The American College of Greece

  • Location

    Athens, Greece

  • Area of Study

    Computer Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ITC 1070 LE Information technology Fundamentals –orCS
    1070 Introduction to Information Systems
    ITC 2188 Introduction to Programming 

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    Hours & Credits

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  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
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  • Overview

    Advanced object-oriented concepts and problem solving techniques. Advanced GUI components; event handling, java collections framework and data structures, data persistence, efficiency issues.

    The course is designed as a continuation of ITC 2188 and aims to introduce a wider range of object oriented JAVA features; students will apply previously acquired knowledge in programming constructs together with design patterns that will be covered in the course. An in-depth view of Swing components, in combination with event handling, collections, and databases will lead to advanced object oriented application development.

    As a result of taking this course, the student should be able to:
    1. Explain and apply key principles of object-oriented programming such as abstraction, encapsulation, data hiding, inheritance, polymorphism.
    2. Demonstrate understanding of the properties of data structures and select the appropriate one to solve a computing problem.
    3. Model software requirements using UML.
    4. Design, implement, and test advanced, distributable, and maintainable object-oriented GUI applications.

    In congruence with the teaching and learning strategy of the college, the following tools are used:
    • Lectures and class discussions.
    • Laboratory practical sessions and problem solving.
    • Online Tutorials.
    • Office hours held by the instructor to provide further assistance to students.


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