Java Programming (CMPE318) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Java Programming CMPE318 2 2 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for object-oriented programming using the Java language. In this course, Java programming language syntax and object-oriented concepts will be learned, as well as more sophisticated features of the Java runtime environment, such as support for graphical user interfaces (GUIs).
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Implements Object-Oriented concepts using Java
  • Apply Java exception handling mechanisms
  • Use I/O Framework of Java
  • Use Collection Framework of Java
  • Use GUI Framework
  • Use generics
  • Use Method References and Lambda Expressions
  • Use Threads
Course Content Java technology, object-oriented programming, objects, classes, modularity; encapsulation, polymorphism, elements of Java, exceptions, garbage collector; classes and inheritance; interfaces; the collections framework; the input/output framework; the graphical user interfaces framework; threads.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Java Ch1
2 Object Oriented Development in Java Ch.2
3 Primitives and References Ch.3.
4 Attributes and Behaviours (Lab : JavaAPI) Ch. 4, Ch 6.
5 Inheritance, Composition, and Polymorphic Variables Ch.7
6 Polymorphism, Abstract classes and interfaces Ch.8
7 Constructors, Memory management, Object Life, Statics Ch 9., Ch. 10
8 Exception Handling Ch.11
9 Intro to GUI (Ch. 12.) OR (Ch.1, Ch.2 (from source 1))
10 Event handling, and layout managers (Ch 12., Ch. 13.) OR (Ch.2, Ch.4)
11 Layout managers and components (Ch 13.) OR (Ch.5,Ch.7,Ch.8)
12 Serialization and I/O Framework Ch.14
13 Network, Threats, and Applets Ch. 15,
14 Collections and generics (Lab: Packages and Deployment) Ch.16, Ch. 17
15 Review
16 Review


Course Book 1. Kathy Sierra, Head First Java O'Reilly Media; 2nd edition, ISBN-13: 978-0596009205, 2005.
Other Sources 2. 1. James Weaver , Weiqi Gao, Stephen Chin, Dean Iverson, Johan Vos Pro JavaFX 2: A Definitive Guide to Rich Clients with Java Technology, Apress, ISBN-13: 978-1430268727, 2012
3. 2. Java How To Program 6th ed, by Deitel & Deitel, Prentice Hall, Inc. URL :
4. 3. Object-Oriented Programming in Java, by Martin Kalin, Publisher: Prentice Hall, ISBN:0-13-019859-5
5. 4. Thinking In Java, by Bruce Eckel
6. The Java Tutorial:

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory 1 20
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 2 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 6 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyse and interpret data.
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary domains.
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 An ability to communicate effectively.
8 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
9 A knowledge of contemporary issues.
10 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
11 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies
12 An ability to produce engineering products or prototypes that solve real-life problems.
13 Skills that contribute to professional knowledge.
14 An ability to make methodological scientific research.
15 An ability to produce, report and present an original or known scientific body of knowledge.
16 An ability to defend an originally produced idea.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 4 64
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 2 5 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 10 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 120