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Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Programming

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Class Description

Effective immediately in response to COVID-19, most Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

In advance of each session, Tech Training will provide you with a Zoom link to your class, along with any required class materials.


This course is an introduction to object-oriented programming and design, using the Java programming language.

Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Programming or at least one year of programming experience

Learning Objectives:
At the completion of the course, the students/participants will have the opportunity to learn how to: 

  • Describe the differences between traditional programming and object-oriented programming
  • Explain concepts related to fundamentals of object-oriented programming, including classes, objects, methods, inheritance, polymorphism, interfaces, etc.
  • Develop and analyze programs to address a specified problem

Topics Include:

  • Reviewing the fundamentals of Programming
  • Objects and Classes
  • Object-Oriented Thinking
  • Inheritance and Polymorphism
  • Abstract Classes and Interfaces
  • GUI Basics

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