CIT 255 - Object-Oriented Programming

Course Description

The student builds on object-oriented fundamentals learned in CIT 195, focusing on implementing SOLID Principles throughout the course. Projects will explore design patterns, UI/UX considerations, multiple forms of desktop and online persistence, and the integration of various technologies to form a complete solution. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

CIT 178 with a grade of 2.0 or higher, CIT 195 with a grade of 2.0 or higher

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Critical Thinking - Direct

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the SOLID Principles of object-oriented programming.
  • Demonstrate the application of the SOLID Principles object-oriented programming.
  • Choose a design pattern based the initial application requirements, maintenance, and expendability.
  • Develop a complex application.
  • Deploy a complex application.
Human Dimension:
  • Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills while relating design decisions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively critique their peer's work.
  • Construct a functional user interface (UI) and experience (UX).
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Identify how the quality of code effects our daily experience and interaction with technology.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Select professional development resources that support their learning styles.
  • Develop a set of professional resources to maintain throughout their career.