Ronald Norman, Ph.D., CSM, CCP

CSIS Adjunct (Retired) Professor


Norman is an Adjunct (Retired) Computer Science & Information Systems (CSIS) professor. Prior to this he was a professor @ National University and is an Emeritus (retired) Professor of Management Information Systems (MIS) at San Diego State University (1985 to 2000). He has taught executive, graduate and undergraduate level courses in information systems management, systems analysis and design (software engineering), information as an organizational resource, database management, software development/programming, and data communications. He received a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems and Organizational Behavior from the University of Arizona. He is also a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), a Certified Computer Professional (CCP), and has 50+ years of industry Software Engineering & Information Technology experience including software development, consulting, mentoring, training, and management. Dr. Norman's second (co-authored) textbook - Unified Software Engineering with Java - was published by Prentice Hall in 2007 while is first, single-authored textbook - Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design - was published by Prentice Hall in 1996. Dr. Norman served in the Armed Forces of the United States a very long time ago!




Fall 2022

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CSIS 293 - Introduction to Java Programming

An introductory course in Java programming focusing on object-oriented methodology. The course will include developing fundamental programming constructs, using objects from the standard Java Class Library, writing and using new objects, developing inheritance hierarchies of classes, using polymorphism to build extendible systems, and performing the subsequent testing and debugging of these programs. Transfers to: CSU, UC systems.