Computer Science Course Descriptions & Outlines

CSCI 1000 | Beginning Computing | Credits: 1

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This course provides students with a basic introduction to the use of a personal computer. The course emphasizes the use of Windows, file structure and management, introductory word processing, email, and basic research on the Internet. The course is appropriate for students who have little or no computer experience and will help those students develop skills and confidence to succeed in other computer courses. Additional lab time is required.

CSCI 1005 | Computer Skills | Credits: 1

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This course will explore the basic functions and capabilities of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, software and file management in order to start process operations students down the path of technological comfort and capability.

CSCI 1120 | Introduction to Computers | Credits: 3

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Introductory course in the use of microcomputers. Includes operating systems, file management, anatomy of a computer system, terminology, and ethical and social issues regarding computers. Hans-on use of an integrated software package and training in applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, e-mail and Internet. Students should take this course prior to other computer courses. Additional lab time required.

CSCI 1140 | Business Computers | Credits: 3

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Introductory course in Business Computers. Course topics include anatomy of a computer system, computer terminology, file management, and ethical and social issues regarding computers. Course work includes hands-on use of integrated software packages and training in using word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, e-mail, and the Internet to solve business problems while following professional design standards. Additional lab time required.

CSCI 1205 | C++ Programming | Credits: 3

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This course provides an introduction to problem solving and program development using object oriented design, structured programming techniques and the C++ programming language. Students will design, construct and test programs with primarily scientific and mathematical applications. Additional C++ lab time / study time outside of in-class hours will be required.