Introduction to Programming (Java)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Programming (Java)

  • Host University

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Area of Study

    Computer Programming

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    COURSE OBJECTIVE
    This course teaches how to use computers to solve problems with algorithms and structured programming.

    COURSE CONTENT
    primitive types, declaration, expression, assignment statement, iterations, methods, I/O using PrintStream and Scanner, array, class, object, standard classes String and Math, design of programs, matrix, using several self made objects in a program, recursion and using a graphical interface through a pre-programmed package.

    TEACHING METHODS
    Classes and practical

    TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
    grade for practical work + grade for examination. Both have to be passed. If practical and examination are passed with grades P en E,the final grade F is calculated with the formula F=max(E, (2E+P)/3)

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