Course Description

Java is a popular general-purpose programming language used in the development of many kinds of applications such as mobile, desktop, and web.

This course includes one attempt at the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) exam: Introduction to Programming Using Java. 

Topics include: 
Java language basics
Data types, variables, and expressions
Operators: arithmetic, assignment, comparison, and logical 
Boolean expressions, loops, and flow control
One-dimensional and two-dimensional arrays
Implementation methods
Object-oriented programming
Errors, troubleshooting, and exception handling
Compiling and debugging code

This course follows an assessment-first approach. You will be assessed at the beginning of the course and then receive an individualized learning plan. This plan will help you pace yourself in the course activities, gauge your progress, and prepare for demonstration of the competencies.

Required Learning Resources:

Learning resources will be available in the course modules in Desire2Learn (D2L) on the course start date. Eclipse software will need to be installed for this course at no additional cost.

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