Yashwant Malaiya
Office: 356 CS Building
Office Hours: 4:10 - 5:00pm, Mon & 3:10 - 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.


  • Oct 31. All recitation grades (up to R8) have been entered in RamCT.
  • Oct 30. Quiz 9 is out and is due Mon Nov 3 at 5:00pm.
  • Oct 22. Project page is available now. You can access it under the Assignments tab. Notice that the design (hardcopy) is due next Friday, Oct 31 in class.