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CMPU 101 - Computer Science I: Problem-Solving and Abstraction

Semester Offered: Fall and Spring
1 unit(s)
Introduces the fundamentals of computer science by describing the functional styles of programming, examining basic sequential and recursive algorithms, and studying linear data structures including arrays and linear collection classes such as vectors, stacks, queues, and lists. Discusses elementary programming patterns. Presents techniques for the creation of simple graphical user interfaces. Applies these ideas to sample applications that illustrate the breadth of computer science. A weekly laboratory period provides guided hands-on experience.

Open to all classes.

Two 75-minute periods plus laboratory.



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