Catalogue 2013 - 2014

IT 101 Introduction to Computing

Credits

4 cr.

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce the student to the areas of computer science and information technology in order to help them make an informed choice about which career path they would like to follow. Topics include the history of computing, how computers work, the elements of computer science, the elements of information technology, the basics of computer programming, and the place of both areas in today's world. Programming basics will be explored using the Python programming language. Short projects, a research paper, presentations and exams will be used to assess the student's learning. Three hours of lecture and three hours of lab per week.

Notes

Laboratory fees $25.

Cross Listed Courses

CS 101

Distribution

GUR/MR

Offered

in the spring semester.