Java for Non-Programmers

Java for Non-Programmers online course
Course Name

Java for Non-Programmers

Java is a general purpose programming language. Java is also an excellent choice for your first programming language. This course is a introduction to Java programming language for people who are computer literate, but have no programming experience. This course takes students through the basic Java syntax and how to design simple programs. This course is an excellent resource for those wishing to cross train into the Java programming world.

Applicable Job Roles: web programmers, and web application developers.

Week 1: Getting Started with Java
  • What is Java?
  • History of Java
  • Understanding the Java Development Kit (JDK)
  • Installation of JDK on Windows
  • Your First Java Console Program
Week 2: Variables, Data Types, Simple I/O
  • Variable Names
  • Integer Data Types
  • Floating Point Data Types
  • Arithmetic Calculations
  • Mathematical Functions and Constants
  • Char Data Type
  • Bitwise Operations
  • Boolean Variables
  • Operator Precedence
  • Program Comments
  • Getting Simple User Input
Week 3: Strings and Strings Operations
  • Strings
  • Operations on Strings
Week 4: Program Logic
  • Making Decisions
  • Logical Operators
  • The Conditional Operator
  • The switch Statement
Week 5: Arrays
  • Initializing Arrays
  • Using Arrays
  • Arrays of Arrays
  • Arrays of Characters
Week 6: Loops and Exception Handling
  • Nested Loops
  • The continue Statement
  • Using a break Statement in a Loop
  • Exception Handling
  • The Throw and Catch Model
  • Students should have basic computer literacy including the use of a text editor, be familiar with the Internet, with the World Wide Web.
  • Experience with directory structures, saving and retrieving files, and web browsers.
  • Hardware:
    • Intel Pentium (or compatible) 166MHz or faster processor with at least 32 megabytes of physical RAM
    • At least 48 megabytes of RAM is recommended for applets running within a browser using the Java Plug-in
    • About 300 megabytes of free hard disk space
  • Software:
    • Web Browser: Recommended are Internet Explorer 4+ or Netscape Navigator 4+.
    • Text Editor: Any plain text editor, such as UltraEdit, TextPad, emacs or Notepad (not a word processor!).
    • Student will be required to download and install Java SE (Standard Edition) Development Kit which is available from:
      • Please follow the link, then select your platform, for example, Windows, then click Continue button, select "Skip this step" to skip the registration and the download should start automatically.
Course Books
Course Price
  • Member Price: $100 US
  • Non-Member Price: $200.00 US
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Additional Information:
Your place in the course is confirmed by your payment. Introductory courses are intended for students with no experience in the subject matter and are seeking beginner level training.

Refund Policy: Please read our "Terms and Refund Policy" before registering for this course.

Additional Cost: Book and software migh be required for the course. Read the Requirements and Book section for more information. Course fee does not include the book and software cost .

Start Date: Click on the Register Now button to process to the registration page. You will see the start date of the class on that page.

How eClasses Work:Instructors post lectures, reading selections, and hands-on assignments once a week in the online classroom. Students can discuss the assignments with the instructor and amongst themselves in the classroom area. This format has no set meeting time, which allows students to attend class at a time most convenient to them, yet still provides logically organized communication between class participants. Students can apply for the completion certificate after finishing the class. Web Study certificate is also available. Click on the Certificates link on the top navigation bar for more information.


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Before you register for this class, please read carefully the Outline, Prerequisites, Requirements, Books, and Refund Policy sections.

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