ITN 261 Programming II


Campus Location:
Georgetown, Dover, Stanton, Wilmington
Effective Date:
2020-51
Prerequisite:
MAT 120, ENG 101, ITN 160, ITN 180
Co-Requisites:

None

Course Credits and Hours:
3.00 credits
2.00 lecture hours/week
2.00 lab hours/week
Course Description:

This course introduces object-oriented programming concepts, graphical user interface design, database connectivity, application and database integration, exception handling, and event-driven programming. Students develop a fault-tolerant application that uses graphical controls and interfaces with a database.

Required Text(s):

Obtain current textbook information by viewing the campus bookstore online or visit a campus bookstore. Check your course schedule for the course number and section.

Additional Materials:

Access to high-speed Internet.

Schedule Type:
Classroom Course
Video Conferencing
Web Conferencing
Hybrid Course
Online Course
Disclaimer:

None

Core Course Performance Objectives (CCPOs):
  1. Explain software concepts of object-oriented programming, data abstraction, data stores, and software design principles. (CCC 1, 2, 4, 6; PGC 4, 5)
  2. Develop applications using pre-defined and user-defined classes. (CCC 2, 4, 6; PGC 1, 3)
  3. Apply the principles of encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism in programming. (CCC 1, 2, 4, 6; PGC 1, 3)
  4. Apply the principles of user interface/user experience (UI/UX) to develop graphical user interfaces. (CCC 2, 6; PGC 1, 3, 4)
  5. Integrate databases as a primary data store for application development. (CCC 1, 2, 4, 6; PGC 1, 3)
  6. Apply security concepts to applications. (CCC 1, 2, 4, 6; PGC 1, 3)

See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.

Measurable Performance Objectives (MPOs):

Upon completion of this course, the student will:

  1. Explain software concepts of object-oriented programming, data abstraction, data stores, and software design principles.
    1. Identify the principles of software design.
    2. Explain object-oriented programming, data abstraction, and software design principles.
    3. Describe the process by which an application interfaces with data stores.
  2. Develop applications using pre-defined and user-defined classes.
    1. Identify the components of pre-defined and user-defined classes.
    2. Design the appropriate class used in creating applications.
    3. Implement appropriate classes in creating applications.
  3. Apply the principles of encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism in programming.
    1. Explain the principles of encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism in programming.
    2. Develop applications using encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism.
  4. Apply the principles of user interface/user experience (UI/UX) to develop graphical user interfaces.
    1. Explain user interface/user experience (UI/UX) best practices for effective application design.
    2. Develop an application layout using UI/UX best practices. 
    3. Create graphical user interface (GUI) event handlers.
    4. Write and debug a GUI application.
  5. Integrate databases as a primary data store for application development.
    1. Develop an application that connects to a database.
    2. Manipulate database records using an application.
  6. Apply security concepts to applications.
    1. Explain security concepts in application development. 
    2. Implement concepts of secure password storage in application development.
    3. Apply input validation and authentication practices to ensure system security. 
Evaluation Criteria/Policies:

Students must demonstrate proficiency on all CCPOs at a minimal 75 percent level to successfully complete the course. The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:

92 100 = A
83 91 = B
75 82 = C
0 74 = F

Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.

 
Core Curriculum Competencies (CCCs are the competencies every graduate will develop):
  1. Apply clear and effective communication skills.
  2. Use critical thinking to solve problems.
  3. Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
  4. Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
  5. Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
  6. Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
Program Graduate Competencies (PGCs are the competencies every graduate will develop specific to his or her major):
  1. Solve technology-related problems using critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
  2. Articulate the role of the technology professional in organizations to support the ethical use of information technology.
  3. Apply fundamental security concepts and strategies for maintaining and securing information technology.
  4. Read and interpret technical information and effectively communicate to a wide range of audiences using oral, print, and multimedia strategies.
  5. Demonstrate the importance of lifelong learning that empowers personal and professional growth.
Disabilities Support Statement:

The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.

Minimum Technology Requirements:
Minimum technology requirements for online, hybrid, video conferencing and web conferencing courses.