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EE 160: Programming for Engineers (4 credits)

Course Description

Introductory course on computer programming and modern computing environments with an emphasis on algorithm and program design, implementation and debugging. Designed for engineering students, this course includes a hands-on laboratory to develop and practice programming skills. (3 hours lecture and 3 hours laboratory)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for or registration in Math 140 or consent of instructor

Recommended Preparation: ICS 101

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • explain the steps involved in the programming process.
  • solve simple problems and express those solutions as algorithms.
  • use the fundamental techniques of selection, looping, assignment, input, and output to describe the steps the computer takes to solve a problem.
  • write algorithms and code in a top-down manner.
  • work with arrays in searching and sorting applications.
  • work with structures and unions types.
  • write, test, and debug small programs.
  • write functions and use pointers.
  • work with characters and strings.
  • work in text based environment like UNIX.
  • interface with text base using a GUI interface.

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