Catalogue 2020 - 2021

CS 102 Introduction to Programming


4 cr.

Course Description

Covers problem solving with programming. Students learn to apply fundamental imperative, procedural constructs to solve common programming problems, as well as the beginnings of object oriented programming (e.g., defining classes, instantiating objects, using objects, and using application programmer's interfaces). Students learn to design and develop small programs using a procedural, imperative programming language and appropriate analysis, design, and testing techniques.


This course is a prerequisite.

One cannot receive credit for CS 102 and CS 171 and BIS 300.

This course is equivalent to IT 102. 3 hours of lecture and 3 hours of lab per week.

Satisfies Computer Competence GUR


Cross Listed Courses

IT 102




in the spring semester.


Laboratory fees $50.