CSE 17-Programming and Data Structures

CSE 17, Programming and Data Structures, is the class students take after completing and passing CSE 2, Fundamentals of Programming. CSE 17 is essentially the next level of Java programming. I have been in this class for more than a month and have taken a 4 o clock, so I have a general understanding of the class. This class is not like your typical large lecture class where the majority of your points come from tests. A lot of classes designate tests as up to 80% of the class’s final grade. In CSE 17, exams only count for 45% of the final grade. The majority of the points come from homework assignments and programs (longer homework assignments). The homework assignments are fairly straightforward and do not take more than a few hours. However, the programs (each worth 7% for a total of 35% of the final grade) are a lot more hefty. The second program is estimated to take most students 6-8 hours to complete, though some may take longer. The programs are difficult, and if you do not have a firm grasp on the concepts, you will not be able to finish. Having said this, if a student can perform well on homework assignments and programs, he/she will get a good grade even without exceed on the written exams (obviously you want to do well on these too).


About ludaniel17

Hi, my name is Daniel, and I am in the Computer Science and Business Program.
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