BTP400 - Object-Oriented Software Development II - Java

Outline information
Schools offering this subject
Last revision date 2018-09-24 00:37:59.86
Last review date 2018-11-08 10:26:29.161

Subject Title
Object-Oriented Software Development II - Java

Subject Description
Java is a widely-used, class-based, object-oriented programming environment. Its appeal comes from platform independence, programming convenience, and a rich and vibrant ecosystem. This subject will serve as a thorough introduction to Java as an object-oriented and functional programming language. Topics studied will include object-oriented concepts, lambda expressions, functional interfaces, threads, exceptions, graphical user interface programming with Java FX, input / output, networking, client-server programming, servlets, and database access via JDBC.

Credit Status
1 credit (3 units)
Required for BSD - Bachelor of Technology (Software Development)

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

  •     compose technical program documentation using internal comments for Java programs
  •     use JDBC in a Java application to access a DBMS
  •     solve a programming problem by consulting technical documentation and specifications (the Java API), and selecting appropriate classes and methods
  •     analyze a written specification for a class, and design and create a class in Java which fulfills that specification
  •     create a simple client/server application over a network using sockets
  •     test and debug Java programs
  •     apply OO programming principles, including encapsulation, polymorphism, and inheritance, in writing Java programs
  •     install Java in a Windows environment
  •     create Java packages within a Windows directory structure
  •    analyze problems, and design and create Java applications and/or applets to solve them, selecting previously written classes when appropriate and designing new classes when appropriate
  •     design and code an appropriate GUI interface
  •     use Windows to edit, compile and run Java programs
  •     trace the execution of program logic, to determine what a program does, or to validate the correctness of a program

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

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 Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.