Java Programming: Arrays, Lists and Structured Data

Java Programming: Arrays, Lists and Structured Data


Computer Science

Electrical and Computer Engineering



4 weeks



Java Programming: Arrays, Lists and Structured Data is course 3 of 5 in the Java Programming and Software Engineering Fundamentals Specialization.

Build on the software engineering skills you learned in “Java Programming: Solving Problems with Software” by learning new data structures. Use these data structures to build more complex programs that use Java’s object-oriented features. At the end of the course you will write an encryption program and a program to break your encryption algorithm.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  •  Read and write data from/to files;
  • Solve problems involving data files;
  • Perform quantitative analyses of data (e.g., finding maximums, minimums, averages);
  • Store and manipulate data in an array or ArrayList;
  • Combine multiple classes to solve larger problems;
  • Use iterables and collections (including maps) in Java.



Owen Astrachan
Owen Astrachan

Professor of the Practice of Computer Science

Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall

Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science

Susan Rodger
Susan Rodger

Professor of the Practice Computer Science

Drew Hilton
Drew Hilton

Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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