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ICS 111: Introduction to Computer Science I (3 credits)

Course Description

Intended for computer science majors and all others interested in a first course in programming. An overview of the fundamentals of computer science emphasizing problem solving, algorithm development, implementation, and debugging/testing using an object-oriented programming language. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for MATH 103 or higher; or consent of instructor.


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Use an appropriate programming environment to design, code, compile, run and debug computer programs.
  • Illustrate basic programming concepts such as program flow and syntax of a high-level general purpose language.
  • Demonstrate working with primitive data types, strings and arrays.
  • Demonstrate basic problem solving skills: analyzing problems, modeling a problem as a system of objects, creating algorithms, and implementing models and algorithms in an object-oriented computing language.
  • Identify relationships between computing systems, programming and programming languages

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