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CSC 105 Survey of Computer Science

4 Credit(s)


This introductory course provides a broad-based overview of the fundamental areas within the filed of Computer Science. The course specially designed for students with no prior knowledge in Computer Science by introducing central concepts using breadth-first approach that surveys the key points of computer sciences. The areas surveyed include the historical development of modern electronic computers, Algorithm Foundations, Hardware World, Computer Organization, Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Computer Network, Information Security, Simulation and Modeling, Artificial Intelligent, Computer Graphics, and the Social Issues in Computing. This course is intended for students majoring or minoring in Computer Science. Four lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite: fulfillment of the Basic Mathematics Competency Based Skills requirement and ability to use standard computer software (e.g., operating system features, word processing, email, and web browsers). Limited to Computer Science majors and minors, or permission of the Department Chairperson