CSCI 136
Fundamentals of Computer Science II
Spring 2014

Montana Tech
Computer Science & Software Engineering


Description: A continuation of CSCI 135, this class explores the finer and more subtle elements of programming. Students will implement an industrial size project. Programming techniques and structures will include recursion, arrays, records, sets and linked lists. Prerequisite: CSCI 135. CRN: 34606.
Instructor: Keith Vertanen

(406) 496-4385 (if I'm not in, send me an email instead of a voicemail)
Museum 102 (left of the main lab)
Office hours: M 3-4p, W 2-3p, F 12-1p (bring your lunch)
Classes: Monday 11:00 - 11:50am lecture Main 205 lab
Wednesday 03:00 - 5:50pm lab Main 205 lab
Friday 11:00 - 11:50am lecture Main 205 lab
Resources: Textbook Head First Java 2nd edition by Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates
Class web page
Moodle for grades and assignment submission
Software We recommend the freely available Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE). Eclipse is installed on the Museum, Engineering, and Main lab computers. You can also install it on your own computer (see the resources page).
Evaluation: Exam #0 15%
Exam #1 15%
Exam #2 15%
Programming assignments 55%
Staff discretion (participation and extra-credit) ±?%
Late policy: Exams must be taken at the scheduled date and time. See the assignments page for the late policy regarding assignments.
Academic honesty: Cheating will not be tolerated and can result in failure of the course. Submitted programs must be entirely your own work (except for designated pair assignments, see the assignments page for details). Under no circumstances should you copy another person's code. Exams are to be strictly your own effort. Unless specified, no electronic devices are allowed in written exams. Programming exams must be completed without communication with any non-staff member.
Any student who may need an accommodation due to a disability, please make an appointment to see me during my office hours. A letter from a Montana Tech Disability Coordinator authorizing your accommodations is needed.

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