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National College Credit Recommendation Service
Saylor Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience
Introduction to Computer Science I (CS101)
Various locations throughout the United States and the world.
Instructional delivery format:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the history of computing; describe fundamental hardware and software concepts; explain how the JVM translates Java code into executable code; explain Object-Oriented Programming concepts such as objects, classes, inheritance, and polymorphism; write simple programs using basic Java concepts; describe and use primitive data types in Java; describe and use logical and relational operators and compare Boolean expressions; explain and use various control structures such as methods, decision statements and loops; use exception handling mechanism; and use Java input/output class hierarchy to read and write data to and from external files.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Computer Science, Computer Programming, or Informatics (11/13) (1/19 revalidation).