EECS 282 - Information Systems Design and Programming
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)
Department: CoE Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Requirements & Distribution:
Advisory Prerequisites:
EECS 182 or EECS 183 or ENG 101.
Other Course Info:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Design of enterprise-scale information systems. Algorithm development and programming techniques in the context of database design using a suitable programming language, such as JAVA. Data structures to organize and process information efficiently, such as lists, stacks, queues, and dictionaries. System reliability, exception handling, and JDBC/SQL database interfacing.

Potential textbook:
Y. Daniel Yang. Introduction to Java Programming, Sixth Edition, Prentice Hall.


  • Week 1 : Introduction. Java versus Python and C + + .
  • Week 2: Primitive data types, operations, selections, loops.
  • Week 3: Methods and arrays, Introduction to big-Oh.
  • Week 4: Objects and classes.
  • Week 5: Inheritance and polymorphism.
  • Week 6: Abstract classes and interfaces
  • Week 7: Exceptions, software testing
  • Week 8, 9, & 10; Data structures: vectors, lists, stacks, queues, and dictionaries
  • Week 11-15: Handling persistent data. Introduction to JDBC and SQL


  • Projects: 45%
  • Midterm and final: 50%
  • Class participation: 10%

EECS 282 - Information Systems Design and Programming
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 3:00PM - 4:30PM
011 (DIS)
MW 4:30PM - 5:30PM
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See for guidance on selection of the textbook. Get one of the two optional Java books - no need to get both. Dietel book is more comprehensive, but Head First Java book is an easier read.
ISBN: 0132222205
Java : how to program, Author: H.M. Deitel, P.J. Deitel., Publisher: Prentice Hall 7th ed. 2007
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780596009205
Head first Java : [your brain on Java - a learner's guide], Author: Kathy Sierra; Bert Bates., Publisher: O'Reilly 2. ed. 2005
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780974514017
Pragmatic unit testing : in Java with JUnit, Author: Andy Hunt; David Thomas., Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf 2. print. 2004
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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