Duration: 3 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Name: Java - Core  (Skill Development Course)

Course Duration: 3 months  (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

1.     Develop a strong foundation in object-oriented programming (OOP) concepts.

2.     Acquire a comprehensive understanding of Java programming language.

3.     Gain hands-on experience in developing Java applications.

4.     Learn essential skills for career growth and self-employment in software development.

5.     Explore the various features and capabilities of Java for building robust applications.

6.     Understand the importance of Java in the current software industry.

7.     Develop proficiency in database connectivity using JDBC.

Course Overview:

This course is designed to provide students with a solid understanding of Java programming language and equip them with the necessary skills for self-employment and career growth in the software development industry. The course will cover key concepts of object-oriented programming, Java fundamentals, packages, multithreaded programming, exception handling, applet programming, event handling, GUI programming, Swing, and database connectivity using JDBC.

Course Teaching Methodology:

1.     Interactive lectures and demonstrations to introduce concepts and principles.

2.     Hands-on coding exercises and projects to reinforce learning.

3.     Code reviews and discussions to enhance understanding and problem-solving skills.

4.     Practical examples and real-world applications to demonstrate the relevance of Java in self-employment and career growth.

5.     Assignments and quizzes to assess progress and reinforce learning.

6.     Guidance on self-directed learning and additional resources for further exploration.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

Java is one of the most widely used programming languages in the software industry, offering abundant career opportunities and potential for self-employment. By mastering Java's core concepts, learners will gain a competitive edge in the job market and be equipped to work on diverse software development projects. This course will provide the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a successful career in Java development or start their own software development ventures.


1) Object-Oriented Programming - How to Approach a System?

·         Introduction to object-oriented programming

·         Features and concepts of OOP

·         Creating classes, objects, and methods

·         Basic OOP concepts and their real-world comparison

2) Evolution of Java - Know the History of Java

·         Java requirements and environment (JDK)

·         Comparison of Java with other programming languages

·         Basic features and characteristics of Java

3) Fundamentals of Java Programming


·         Understanding Java architecture

·         Java Virtual Machine (JVM) overview

·         Installing Java Development Kit (JDK)

·         Program structure and execution

·         Data types, variables, and operators

·         Handling arrays in Java

·         Dealing with programming constraints

4) Leaping into Java - The Logics and Techniques

·         Managing classes and objects in Java

·         Working with functions and constructors

·         Understanding garbage collection

·         Inheritance and its implementation

·         Abstract classes and interfaces

5) Packages - The Library Management

·         Introduction to packages

·         Implementing packages

·         CLASSPATH setting for packages

·         Creating JAR files for library packages

·         Working with Java standard packages (java. Lang, java.util, java.io)

·         Streams and new I/O capabilities

6) Multithreaded Programming - The Inside Parallelism

·         Basic concepts and needs of multithreading

·         Thread life cycle

·         Creating and managing threads

·         Thread priorities and synchronization

·         Interthread communication

·         Other thread functions

7) Exception Handling - The Error Management

·         Understanding exceptions and errors

·         JVM reaction to exceptions

·         Types of exceptions

·         Control flow in exception handling

·         Using try, catch, finally, throw, throws

8) Applet Programming - The Web Component Development

·         Introduction to applets

·         Applet architecture

·         Parameters for applets

·         Embedding applets in web pages

·         Creating applet applications

9) Event Handling - The Component's Response

·         Delegation event model

·         Event classes

·         Event listener interfaces

·         Handling various events

10) GUI Programming - The Easiness of Interaction

·         Introduction to AWT (Abstract Window Toolkit)

·         Window fundamentals

·         Working with frame windows

·         Graphics programming in Java

·         Using AWT controls and menus

·         Layout managers for UI design

11) JFC and Swing - A Higher Level of User Interaction

·         Features of the Java Foundation Classes (JFC)

·         Overview of Swing

·         Components and containers in Swing

·         Exploring Swing components

·         Developing Swing applications

12) Database Connectivity using JDBC

·         Understanding JDBC (Java Database Connectivity)

·         Layers in JDBC architecture

·         Types of JDBC drivers

·         Manipulating SQL queries with JDBC

·         Managing transactions and batch updates

·         Creating database connectivity applications

Note: The contents of the syllabus can be modified based on the requirements of the learners or the specific location.

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