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    May 21, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

CDS 1010 - Introduction to Programming



Goals: To help students develop greater precision in their algorithmic thinking by writing moderate-sized programs for a variety of applications, including but not limited to biology, chemistry,  economics, literary studies, and mathematics.

Content: Students will learn the fundamentals of computer programming (loop structures, if-else statements, Boolean expressions, and arrays) to solve  problems from different disciplines. A short introduction to object-oriented programming is also given. This course is taught using Python.

Prerequisite: High school algebra

Credits: 4