CSCI 134
Introduction to Computer Science Spring 2015 (also offered Fall 2014)
Division III Quantative/Formal Reasoning
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This course introduces fundamental ideas in computer science and builds skills in the design, implementation, and testing of computer programs. Students implement algorithms in the Java programming language with a strong focus on constructing correct, understandable, and efficient programs. Students explore the material through specific application areas. Topics covered include object-oriented programming, control structures, arrays, recursion, and event-driven programming. This course is appropriate for all students who want to create software and have little or no prior computing experience. More details are available on the department website, http://www.cs.williams.edu.
The Class: Format: lecture/laboratory
Limit: 36
Expected: 36
Class#: 3387
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on weekly assignments, final programming projects, and examinations
Prerequisites: none, except for the standard prerequisites for a (Q) course; previous programming experience is not required
Enrollment Preferences: first year students and sophomores
Unit Notes: students with prior experience with object-oriented programming should discuss appropriate course placement with members of the department
Distributions: Division III Quantative/Formal Reasoning
Attributes: BGNP Recommended Courses
COGS Interdepartmental Electives

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