Computer Science (CSC)

CSC 200. Introduction to Computer Science. (3 Credits)

Provides broad introduction to computer science. Discusses architecture and function of computer hardware, including networks and operating systems, data and instruction representation and data organization. Covers software, algorithms, programming languages and software engineering. Discusses artificial intelligence and theory of computation. Includes a hand-on component. Lecture 3 hours per week. Total 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Algebra I and II in high school or MTE 1 - MTE 9 or MTH 162 and keyboarding skills.

CSC 201. Computer Science I. (4 Credits)

Introduces algorithm and problem solving methods. Emphasizes structured programming concepts, elementary data structures and the study and use of a high level programming language. Lecture 4 hours per week. Total 4 hours per week. Prerequisite: (CSC 200 or ITP 100) and MTH 263 or equivalent.

CSC 202. Computer Science II. (4 Credits)

Examines data structures and algorithm analysis. Covers data structures (including sets, strings, stacks, queues, arrays, records, files, linked lists, and trees), abstract data types, algorithm analysis (including searching and sorting methods), and file structures. Lecture 4 hours per week. Total 4 hours per week. Prerequisite: CSC 201 or ITP 120 or instructor permission.

CSC 205. Computer Organization. (3 Credits)

Examines the hierarchical structure of computer architecture. Focuses on multi-level machine organization. Uses a simple assembler language to complete programming projects. Includes processors, instruction, execution, addressing techniques, data representation and digital logic. Lecture 3 hours per week. Total 3 hours per week. Prerequisites: CSC 201.