This introductory course in computer programming and problem solving is for students in the Digital Media program. The course is taught in the Java programming language of Java’s interactive multi- capabilities. Students learn the main components and features of Java, understand the elements of Object Oriented Programming and how they relate to Java, and write applications and applets that can be incorporated into HTML documents for the World Wide Web. Students also learn programming methodology, which involves thinking about the best way to plan the design using object-oriented design and appropriate features of Java. Also covered is methodical and efficient development of the implementation using step-wise refinement, incremental testing and debugging.