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 Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
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 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and computing fields; ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these fields in solving engineering problems related to information systems.
2 Ability to identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; selecting and applying proper analysis and modeling techniques for this purpose.
3 Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 Ability to develop, select and use modern techniques and tools necessary for the analysis and solution of complex problems encountered in information systems engineering applications; ability to use information technologies effectively.
5 Ability to gather data, analyze and interpret results for the investigation of complex engineering problems or research topics specific to the information systems discipline.
6 Ability to work effectively in inter/inner disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7 a. Effective oral and written communication skills in Turkish; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make effective presentations, to give and receive clear and understandable instructions. b. Knowledge of at least one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make effective presentations, to give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information and follow recent developments in science and technology with continuous self-development.
9 a. Ability to behave according to ethical principles, awareness of professional and ethical responsibility. b. Knowledge of the standards utilized in information systems engineering applications.
10 a. Knowledge on business practices such as project management, risk management and change management. b. Awareness about entrepreneurship, and innovation. c. Knowledge on sustainable development.
11 a. Knowledge of the effects of information systems engineering applications on the universal and social dimensions of health, environment, and safety. b. Awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.
12 An ability to design, develop, operate and manage cost-effective information systems by assembling the most appropriate software and hardware, arranging appropriate personnel, and defining necessary procedures, in order to enable public and private sector organizations to do their jobs more effectively and be more competitive.
13 Skills in finding solutions to business problems using information technologies.

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