Yashwant Malaiya
Office: 356 CS Building
Office Hours: 4:10 - 5:00pm, Mon & 3:00 - 4:00pm Tue
Fereydoon Vafaei
Office: 235 CS Building Desk 10 (120 lab during office hours)
Office Hours: Mon 2-3pm & Thu 1-2pm at 120 lab
Jim Gazaway
Office Hours: By Appointment
Lecture Time and Place:
3:00-3:50, Mon, Wed, and Fri, Natural resources building room 109
Recitation 1 Time and Place:
11:00-11:50, Mon, 225 CS Building
Recitation 2 Time and Place:
1:00-1:50, Tue, 225 CS Building

The purpose of the CS150 course is to familiarize students with the fundamentals of Java programming, program design and problem-solving. The course is oriented towards practical skills including current Java programming technologies for Java applets, graphical user interfaces (GUIs) and Web pages.

The course covers the basic Java syntax and language features, compilation, interpretation, execution, class and object usage, graphical interfaces, program-user interaction, and the Java API. Problem-solving techniques and object-oriented programming are also covered.


  • Sep 11. Assignment 1 is out and is due Thursday Sep 18 at 5:00pm. You can access it via Assignments tab on this page. Submit your programs through RamCT.
  • Sep 11. Quiz 2 is out and is due Mon Sep 15 at 5:00pm. You can access it through RamCT.
  • Sep 4. Quiz 1 is out and is due Mon Sep 8 at 5:00pm. You can access it through RamCT, and you may have 2 attempts for submission.
  • Sep 4. Progress page and the office hours for the instructor and the GTA have been updated. You can now access the student version of the slides.
  • Classes begin on Aug 25.