Academic Bulletin Computer Science - 2007-08 - 101 CSC 101

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CSC 101 Introduction to Computer Science
An introduction to the field of computer science as the study of algorithmic process. Students will study the history of the field as well as issues currently confronting the computer science community including ethical issues raised by a rapidly changing technology. Students will learn fundamental concepts of computer science such as computer architecture, data representation, and the issues of computability. Students will engage in hands-on algorithm-building activities and some basic programming exercises. This course is offered in the fall semester. Distribution in Natural Science and Mathematics or Quantitative Skills.
Prerequisite: None.
Credits: 1