COURSE NUMBER & TITLE:CSC-101 INTRODUCTION TO THE COMPUTER SCIENCE PROFESSION
PREREQUISITES:MTH-105 or Equivalent
An introduction to career opportunities for computer scientists and strategies to improve academic performance in the discipline. Course topics include lectures by computer science professionals and seminars on active coping, collaborative learning, pair programming, and the development of inclusive relationships.
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The Department of Computer Science is located in Suite 320 Robinson Technology Center. The individual faculty offices are located within the suite.
This course is a required course for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science. Activities and assignments in this course support our program objectives currently listed on our departmental website (www.cs.nsu.edu/programs/ugradBS_CSC.html). Specifically, this course enables the objectives listed as follows:
The primary method of instruction will be lectures by the instructor with examples, demonstrations and drills. Students will also participate in class and group discussions.
|Students will receive a grade of pass/fail.|
|Pass (P)||70 and above|
|Fail (F)||69 and below|
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