BTP300 - Object-Oriented Software Development I - C++

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Last revision date 2018-09-24 01:06:58.12
Last review date 2018-11-07 14:35:51.123

Subject Title
Object-Oriented Software Development I - C++

Subject Description
This course deepens the student's ability to apply object-oriented problem solving skills using the C++ language. The study of C and C++ syntax is completed, and more advanced programming techniques such as pointer manipulation, dynamic memory allocation, templates and data structures are discussed.

Credit Status
1 credit in the BSD program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  • use Windows utilities and programs to edit, compile and run C++ programs
  • use Unix utilities to edit, compile and run C++ programs
  • compose technical program documentation for C++ programs using internal comments
  • analyze functional descriptions of objects or modules, which require the use of such technologies as direct file access, bit manipulation and direct console input/output, and design and create the C++ code which implements those specifications
  • design and code data structures which effectively use the memory available at run-time
  • apply a combination of on-line documentation review, research and experimentation to discover how previously unstudied library functions and objects work
  • decide when it is appropriate to work in C, as opposed to C++, and create program solutions using C
  • abstract common elements from similar classes to create class templates or inheritance hierarchies of classes, as appropriate
  • analyze problems, of medium to high complexity, which lend themselves to a programming solution, and design and code C++ programs which solve those problems, reusing previously written objects and modules when appropriate, and designing new objects and modules when appropriate
  • create multi-platform programs which require customized code for different platforms
  • methodically test and debug complex C++ programs

Essential Employability Skills
Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

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Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.