Yashwant Malaiya
Office: 356 CS Building
Office Hours: Wed 11:30-12:15, 3:10-4:00
Email: malaiya AT cs DOT colostate DOT edu
Zach Allen
Office: 120 CS Building
Office Hours: Tuesday 10:00-12:00
Email: zallen AT cs DOT colostate DOT edu
Jordan Messec
Office Hours: By Appointment
Email: jmess AT rams DOT colostate DOT edu
Lecture Time and Place:
12:30-1:45, Tuesday and Thursday, 130 CS Building
Recitation 1 Time and Place:
2:00-2:50, Wednesday, 225 CS Building
Recitation 2 Time and Place:
9:00-9:50, Friday, 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.


  • Quiz #1 is available on Canvas, it must be completed by 11:00 pm on Monday, Feb 2.
  • Homework assignment #1 is also available. It is due by noon on Thursday, Feb 5.