Available on Windows or Mac

Recommended for Grades 9 - 12

The CompuScholar Java Programming (Abridged) course uses the Java language to teach introductory computer programming and classic computer science concepts.

Topics Covered

This course covers fundamental coding topics and skills such as:

  • Building and running Java programs
  • Using Integrated Development Environments
  • Data types and variables
  • Math and strings
  • Logical expressions and flow control
  • Writing functions
  • Debugging and exceptions
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Inheritance and polymorphism
  • GUI programs with Java Swing
  • Arrays and collections
  • Sorting and recursion
  • File I/O

Click on the Course Syllabus tab to see a complete list of topics.

Student Work

All lesson quizzes and chapter tests are auto-graded by our system. Students will complete hands-on coding projects in every chapter, and these projects are teacher or parent-graded using our simple rubrics.

Scroll through the images below to see a few examples of student work.

  • Basic Console Programs

  • Debugging and Error Handling

  • Java Classes

  • Graphic Design and User Input

  • Object-Oriented Concepts

 

Please review our course syllabus, which contains the following information:

  • Specific chapter and lesson topics
  • Pacing guide, overall course length and exepected hours per week

 

View the Java Programming (Abridged) Syllabus PDF File

Java Programming (Abridged) meets standards for introductory coding courses in a number of states. Please click on your state link below to view all alignments for your state.

If you don't see your state listed, please contact us to discuss your requirements!


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This course requires a computer with the Windows or Mac operating systems.

Our course material and interactive online system can be accessed from any HTML5-compliant web browser on standard computers, laptops, or tablets with an Internet connection.

In order to complete hands-on projects, students will use a computer with one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Mac OS version 10.7 or higher