This course won't be offered Fall '10, but will be offered again Spring '11. Please see CSC 170, which will be acceptable for many clusters in CSC.
Organized thinking, creative problem solving, and the precise description of solutions are valuable skills in academia and life. The formulation and solution of problems using computers is increasingly important in all artistic and scholarly fields. We introduce core concepts and techniques of programming as a way to develop these skills, as basis for further CS study, and for application to other fields. Lab required.