Jul 20, 2024  
2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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IT 230 - Programming I

This course introduces the main concepts of programming logic and equips students with the tools necessary to design and document program specifications. Students will learn interactive coding techniques, algorithm design/development, program constants, program variables, control structures, functions, procedures, logic, code control, error trapping, error handling, flowchart /structure chart design, and pseudo code.

Prerequisites & Notes
IT 100 and IT 105


Assignment Overview
Synchronous term-based course with ten weekly assignments and a final project

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Introduce the concept of structured programing and the syntax of programming.
  • Use identifiers to name variables, constants and methods. 
  • Identify syntax errors, runtime errors and logical errors.
  • Declare, initialize and access elements in arrays.
  • Utilize methods, loop structures, iteration and selection. 
  • Use operators to write expressions.
  • Name variables, constants and methods. 

Credits: 3

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