CS 160 : Computer Science Orientation
Computer Science Orientation
Standard letter grades
Contact hours total
Prerequisites with concurrency
MTH 111 or higher.
Provides a broad overview of the discipline of computer science. Learn the foundations of computer science such as problem solving and algorithms, programming concepts, and computer hardware. Research careers available in computer science, pathways to computer careers, and reflect on some of the influences computers have had and continue to have on society. Write programs in a variety of programming languages.
1. Describe computer science degree pathways of at least two graduate degree granting educational institutions with sufficient detail.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of introductory programming concepts in at least three programming environments.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of computer careers available to computer science majors (and the programming roles presented in “Dreaming in Code.”
4. Demonstrate understanding of software engineering challenges as presented in "The Mythical Man-Month" and "Dreaming in Code."
- educational paths in CS
- working in CS
- programming concepts
- challenges of software engineering
Students will need regular and reliable access to the Internet.
The course letter grade is determined by an accumulation of points from quizzes, assignments, and exams.
General education/Related instruction lists
- Discipline Studies/Science No Lab