NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY
700 PARK AVENUE * NORFOLK, VIRGINIA * 23504
Robinson Technology Center (RTC)
Office:: (757) 823-9454     Fax: (757) 823-9229
Email: CompSci@nsu.edu

Computer Science Courses

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE SYLLABUS

COURSE NUMBER & TITLE:
CSC-314   Advanced Internet Programming
COURSE CREDITS:
3
PREREQUISITES:
CSC 195 Introduction to Internet Programming
CO-REQUISITES:
See Instructor
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

A second Internet programming course concentrating on advanced Internet application development. Creation of relatively sophisticated web pages and application that allow interactions between web page users and the web page as well as network programming, JSP, JDBC, XML processing are the main focus of the course. Different Internet programming language and tools will also be included.

COURSE MATERIALS / REQUIRED TEXT(s) / SUPPLEMENTARY READINGS:
    Textbook:
  • Internet & World Wide Web: How to Program, Fourth Edition; P. J. Deitel; H. M. Deitel; Prentice Hall; Web ISBN: 978-0-13-608564-5

  • References:
  • Java Web Development Illuminated by Qian, Allen, Gan and Brown; Jones and Bartlett Publishers ISBN 978-0-7637-3423-7
  • Java Web Development Illuminated by Qian, Allen, Gan and Brown; Jones and Bartlett Publishers ISBN 978-0-7637-3423-7
  • HTML, XHTML, and XML by Patrick Carey; Cengage Learning
  • Sun Java APIs - http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/index.html

Purchase books/supplies Online at NSU Barnes & Nobles Bookstore (http://norfolkstate.bncollege.com)

COMPUTER SCIENCE OFFICE LOCATION:

The Department of Computer Science is located in Suite 320 Robinson Technology Center. The individual faculty offices are located within the suite.

COURSE RATIONALE:

This is an elective course for the BS.CSC Applied Computing curriculum. It is designed to cover a more advanced body of knowledge in Web programming as specified in the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) recommendation for baccalaureate Information Technology curriculum (October 2005). IT professional to select, design, deploy, integrate, and administer network and communication infrastructures in an organization.

COURSE GOALS & INTENDED OUTCOMES

    The major goal of the course is:
  • To give an introduction to advanced Internet application programming.

  • By the end of the course, students should be able
  • To analyze and define specifications of an Internet application.
  • To design, develop and code interactive Internet applications with more than one Internet application programming language
  • To design, develop and code server-side programs

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Review of Internet programming and languages
  • Introductions to Internet application development tools
  • JAVA threads and network programming
  • Server-side programming, JAVA Servlets, JSP, JDBC
  • Programming and running CGI applications with Perl
  • Creating the user interface for a solution using Visual Basic .NET
  • Developing web applications with active server pages (ASP) using ASP.NET
  • Writing a C# program to create a Form
  • Understanding JavaServer Pages (JSP) and Web Services
  • Designing XML Internet Applications and programming the web using XML

PRIMARY METHOD(S) OF INSTRUCTION / METHODS TO ENGAGE STUDENTS

Classroom Lectures with web-enhanced course material delivered through NSU Blackboard

GRADING STANDARDS

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B+
B
C+
C
D+
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F
90 - 100
87 - 89
80 - 86
77 - 79
70 - 76
67 - 69
60 - 66
0 - 59

EVALUATION
The total points system will be used in this course. There will be a total of 10-14 laboratory assignments, a midterm examination and a final examination. Each assignment, as well as the exams will be assigned a maximum of possible points. These maximum possible points vary on each assignment depending on the difficulties of the assignments. Each examination will worth 100 points. The students’ grades are given according to the total percentage earned.

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY STANDARDS

Honor code violations and ethical standards are enforced as in the Student Handbook. Students are expected to adhere to the ACM Code of Ethics. In particular, no lying, cheating, or plagiarism will be tolerated.

Class Attendance Policy:
The Computer Science Department adheres to the University Policy on class attendance. The University expects students to attend all classes. While unnecessary absences are discouraged, the University recognizes that, on occasion, students may have legitimate reasons for being absent. Once a student exceeds the number of allowed unexcused absences, an instructor may require an official university excuse. Not more than 20% of class meetings (excused and/or unexcused) may be missed by a student during a given semester. Please read your student handbook for more details.

SCHOOL-WIDE TUTORING SERVICES STATEMENT

The college of Science, Engineering, and Technology provides tutoring services through the STARS Tutoring Center for those NSU student who may be experiencing difficulties in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Nursing, Technology and Physics courses. The STARS office is located in Suite 100, RTC. This service is free of charge and provided to NSU students only. You can access information about this service by going to http://stars.nsu.edu.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) STATEMENT

In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, we ask if you have a disability or think you have a disability, please contact O.A.S.I.S., the Office of Accessibility Services, upon registration at Norfolk State University to confidentially discuss any accommodation needs.

    Audrey M. Wells, Coordinator, O.A.S.I.S.
    Office of Accessibility Services and International Student Services
    Norfolk State University, 700 Park Ave., Student Services Center, Suite 110, Norfolk, VA. 23504
    Phone: 757-823-8325, Fax: 757-823-2640, Email: amwells@nsu.edu

UNIVERSITY ASSESSMENT STATEMENT

As part of NSU's commitment to provide the environment and resources needed for success, students may be required to participate in a number of university-wide assessment activities. The activities may include tests, surveys, focus groups and interviews, and portfolio reviews. The primary purpose of the assessment activities is to determine the extent to which the university's programs and services maintain a high level of quality and meet the needs of students. Students will not be identified in the analysis of results. Unless indicated otherwise by the instructor, results from University assessment activities will not be computed in student grades.

WRITING COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT

All first-time freshmen and readmitted students entering Fall 2001 and thereafter and transfer students entering Fall 2002 and thereafter are required to take an exit examination to assess writing competency. After completing ENG 102, students must register for ENG 299 (no credit, no charge) until successfully passing the Examination of Writing Competency. Degree-seeking students at the baccalaureate level are required to take the writing examination before completing 90 semester hours. Associate degree-seeking students must take the exam no later than one semester prior to the anticipated date of graduation. For more information, refer tot he NSU Undergraduate catalog.

UNIVERSITY WIDE & COURSE-SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

    Information Technology Literacy
  • Learning foundation skills (hardware, software, and operating systems).

    Critical Thinking
  • Solving problems utilizing application software from a narrative description.
  • Knowing the appropriate software application to apply to a specific task.

    Laboratory
  • Demonstrating proficiency in utilizing software applications.
CLASS ATTENDANCE POLICY

A student is expected to attend all classes. The student assumes all responsibility for work missed due to an absence. Make-up work may be permitted at the discretion of the instructor. Refer to the NSU Student Handbook (https://www.nsu.edu/Assets/websites/student-affairs/student-handbook/NSU-Student-Handbook.pdf)

NSU EMAIL ACCOUNT

In an effort to keep student informed about Norfolk State University updates and account information, students must check their official NSU email account frequently. You may access your official NSU email account through the MyNSU portal at https://www.nsu.edu/mynsu/index. Once there, follow instructions provided to login to the MyNSU portal (NOTE: you access your NSU email from within the MyNSU portal).

DISCLAIMER: The instructor reserves the right to revise the syllabus as appropriate and will make reasonable attempts to notify students.