BUSINESS PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS

CSE2BPC

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students undertaking major/minor computing studies (in other than the BIT courses) will explore the concepts of writing structured programs. Topics include top-down problem solving using stepwise refinement and algorithm design for procedural programs, simple and array data types, modular programming and parameter passing, introduction to object oriented concepts, documentation, debugging and testing.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTim Whitfort

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CSE1PE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CSE1OOF, CSE1OFA

Equivalent subjects CSE1OOF, CSE1OOJ, CSE1OJA, CSE11OOJ, CSE11OJA, CSE12OJA, CSE1OFA

Special conditions Must not be enrolled in a Computer Science (SBCS) or Information Technology (RBC, SBIT, SBITL, SBITP) degree

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBig Java 5th ed.RecommendedHorstmann, C 2013WILEY

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse and describe how data is represented and manipulated during program execution.

Activities:
Students code and submit programs for programming assignments.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Analyse a problem and construct a logical solution suitable for implementing as a computer program.

Activities:
Written questions in the examand/or tests.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Analyse a problems and construct a logical solution suitable for implementing as a computer program.

Activities:
Students develop solutions in assignments, the exam and tutorial assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Develop a basic understanding of the object-oriented concepts of objects and classes.

Activities:
Written questions in the exam.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Find and use existing Java components provided in code libraries.

Activities:
Programs submitted for assignments, the exam and tutorial assessment use code libraries.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

06. Write Java code that uses control structures, classes and arrays.

Activities:
Programs submitted for assignments, the exam and tutorial assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

07. Specify and execute test plans.

Activities:
Students are assessed on testing in assignments and the exam.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

08. Develop documentation for a programming problem.

Activities:
Students are assessed on documentation in programming assignments.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTim Whitfort

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
five 100-word tutorial questions10 01, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour examinationHurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory60 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
two programming assignments (equivalent to 1,000 words total)30 01, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08