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 ICS 201: Introduction To Computing II

Course Information

Class/Laboratory Schedule: 

Three 50 minutes lectures, One 180 minutes lab per week (3-3-4)
Designation:   Required Course

Course Level:   Undergraduate


Prerequisite(s) by Topic: 
  • Fundamental programming constructs.
  • Algorithms and problem-solving.
  • Fundamental data structures.
  • Declarations and types.
  • Object-oriented programming.

Prerequisite Courses: 

Catalog Description: 

Advanced object-oriented programming; inheritance; polymorphism; abstract classes and interfaces, container and collection classes, packages, object-oriented design, software modeling, event-driven programming, recursion, use of stacks, queues and lists from API, searching and sorting.


Absolute Java, 2nd Edition, Walter Savitch, Addison-Wesley, 2006.

Course Outcomes: 

  • Develop solutions for a range of problems using object-oriented programming
  • Apply divide and conquer strategy to searching and sorting problems using iterative and/or recursive solutions.
  • Design and implement simple GUI applications
  • Write simple multi threaded applications.
  • Use API in writing applications.

Topics Covered: 

  • Inheritance and Polymorphism
  • Abstract Classes and Interfaces
  • Nested Classes
  • Java Virtual Machine
  • Algorithms, Problem Solving and Recursion
  • Searching and Sorting
  • Collections
  • Computer Graphics and Event Driven Programming
  • Multithreading​