Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
SEN1002 Object Oriented Programming (Java) Spring 2 2 3 5
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Instructor DUYGU ÇAKIR YENİDOĞAN
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi TAMER UÇAR
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: The aim of this course is to intoduce the Java language and object oriented programming techniques to the students. The main topics covered in this course are inheritance and polymorphism, gui interfaces, exception handling, file operations, recursive methods, search and sorting algorithms and generic types.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. Develops the inheritance technique in class design.
2. Applies the concept of polymorphism
3. Create graphical user interface components and control events.
4. Develop programs with exception handling.
5. Define the String class and regular expressions.
6. Develops programs that write and read text and serialized objects files.
7. Builds and implements Enum types.
8. Create recursive methods.
9. Define sorting and search algorithms.

Course Content

1. Inheritance
2. Polymorphism
3. GUI interface design
4. String operations and regular expressions
5. Exception handling
6. File operations
7. Using Enumeration
8. Recursive methods
9. Search and sort algorithms
10. Generic types

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Classes and Objects
2) Inheritance
3) Polymorphism
4) Polymorphism
5) GUI Components
6) GUI and Event-driven Programming
7) Case Study: Object Oriented Design with the UML
8) Strings, Characters and Regular Expressions
9) Exception Handling
11) Files and Streams, object serialization
12) Recursion
13) Searching, Sorting (Selection Sort, Merge, Insertion Sort)
14) Generic Classes and Methods


Course Notes / Textbooks: Paul Deitel, Harvey Deitel, Java: How to Program, Pearson, ISBN-10: 0132575663
References: C. Thomas Wu, An Introduction to Object Oriented Programming with Java, McGraw Hill.

Y. Daniel Liang, Introduction to Java Programming, Comprehensive, Pearson.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Quizzes 2 % 30
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 2 28
Laboratory 14 2 28
Study Hours Out of Class 14 3 42
Quizzes 2 2 4
Midterms 1 12 12
Final 1 15 15
Total Workload 129

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.