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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York, LLC | Evaluated Learning Experience

Java for Beginners (JV101P)


Varies-distance learning format. 

Online throughout the U.S.

December 2010 - February 2016.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: declare, initialize and assign values to variables; use operators and expressions; write Java instructions, cast variables from one type to the other; program using conditions and looping; develop code using arrays; utilize the String and StringBuffer data types and their library functions; process command-line arguments; create a custom Java class and instantiate objects from it using the new keyword; write functions with parameters, and call them passing arguments; demonstrate variable scope, passing by reference and passing by value; explain the difference between instance and static class members, use the public and private access specifiers, create inner and self-referential classes, use the null keyword, and create an array of objects.


This course is taught online, in a seven module format consisting of on-going and cumulative competency based assessments (quizzes, code writing, and proctored final exam) with instructor feedback throughout.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Computer Science or Java Programming (11/10). NOTE: JV101P, JV201P, and JV202P may be taken in sequence for 6 semester hours in Computer Science or Java Programming. NOTE: In order to receive credit recommendations, students must take proctored exam at an authorized third party testing location.