2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin

CSCI 271 Introduction to Computer Science

3 hours 

Computer problem solving and programming in a high level language such as C++ are introduced. Algorithmic problem solving and basic programming techniques are emphasized. Problems are solved using methods such as top-down design and stepwise iterative refinement. Programming topics include basic data types, operators and expressions, control structures, functions, arrays and pointers. Students are introduced to a modern program development environment in the computer lab and are expected to complete several programming projects.




ENG 101, and MAT 105 or the equivalent, and must be a declared major or minor in one of the following majors: Applied Mathematics, Cell and Molecular Biology, Computer Science and Information Security, Forensic Science, Toxicology or permission of the department.


This course satisfies the Flexible Core: Scientific World area of the Gen Ed Program.