Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming - CSC 221 at Northern Virginia Community College


         
 
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CSC 221 - Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming
Introduces problem solving and implementation of solutions using a high level programming language in a structured programming environment. Includes concepts and practice of structured programming, problem-solving, top-down design of algorithms, a high level programming language syntax, control structures, arrays, and an introduction into object oriented programming. First course in a three-course sequence (CSC 221, CSC 222, CSC 223). The assignments in this course require mathematical problem solving skills, algebraic modeling and functions, and use of variables.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

Schedule at Northern Virginia Community College

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
52389 CSC 221-001L 3
 M W   
9:35 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
2023-08-21 Loudoun P
This class will be taught with Python. Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
52722 CSC 221-001M 3
   W   
9:35 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2023-08-21 Manassas P
Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
53033 CSC 221-001N 3
 M W   
8:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m.
2023-08-21 Annandale P
Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
Fifteen Week
53230 CSC 221-001W 3
 M W   
9:35 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
2023-08-21 Woodbridge P
Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
52390 CSC 221-002L 3
  Tu Th  
9:35 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
2023-08-21 Loudoun P
This class will be taught with Python. Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
65182 CSC 221-002N 3
 M W   
12:45 p.m.-2:05 p.m.
2023-08-21 Annandale P
Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
Fifteen Week
53231 CSC 221-002W 3
  Tu Th  
2:20 p.m.-3:40 p.m.
2023-08-21 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
Classes meet in real-time via Zoom on the days and times listed on your class schedule. Your instructor will facilitate live online lectures and discussions. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required..
52391 CSC 221-003L 3
  Tu Th  
12:45 p.m.-2:05 p.m.
2023-08-21 Loudoun P
This class will be taught with Python. Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
65185 CSC 221-003N 3
  Tu Th  
9:35 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
2023-08-21 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
Classes meet in real-time via Zoom on the days and times listed on your class schedule. Your instructor will facilitate live online lectures and discussions. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
Fifteen Week
52392 CSC 221-004L 3
 M W   
2:20 p.m.-3:40 p.m.
2023-08-21 Loudoun P
This class will be taught with Python. Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
65189 CSC 221-004N 3
  Tu Th  
12:45 p.m.-2:05 p.m.
2023-08-21 Annandale P
Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
Fifteen Week
52393 CSC 221-005L 3
   W   
6:30 p.m.-9:25 p.m.
2023-08-21 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
This class will be taught with Python. Class meets in real-time via Zoom on the days and times listed on your class schedule. Your instructor will facilitate live online lectures and discussions. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
52394 CSC 221-006L 3
      Sa
9:35 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2023-08-21 Loudoun P
This class will be taught with Python. Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
65195 CSC 221-006N 3
      Sa
8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
2023-08-21 Annandale P
Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
Fifteen Week
74101 CSC 221-007N 3
      Sa
12:00 p.m.-2:55 p.m.
2023-08-21 Annandale P
Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
Fifteen Week
52596 CSC 221-01XA 3
  Tu Th  
12:15 p.m.-1:40 p.m.
2023-08-21 Alexandria P
This is a Hyflex class. HyFlex (Hybrid-Flexible) gives students the option of attending sessions in the classroom, participating remotely (via Zoom), or both. Students can change their mode of attendance weekly or by topic, according to need or preference. Refer to the NOVA Website for current masking and social distancing policies when attending class in person.
HyFlex Course
68729 CSC 221-02XA 3
  Tu Th  
12:15 p.m.-1:40 p.m.
2023-08-21 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
This is a Hyflex class. HyFlex (Hybrid-Flexible) gives students the option of attending sessions in the classroom, participating remotely (via Zoom), or both. Students can change their mode of attendance weekly or by topic, according to need or preference. Refer to the NOVA Website for current masking and social distancing policies when attending class in person.
HyFlex Course
52723 CSC 221-02YM 3
  Tu    
12:45 p.m.-2:05 p.m.
2023-08-21 Manassas P
50% or more of the time you will meet your class in person on campus; you are expected to attend class in person on the days and times listed on your schedule. For the rest of the time, instruction is done online, independently, on your own time (following the course syllabus and due dates), via CANVAS. Reliable internet access and a computer are required.
Hybrid Course
52599 CSC 221-03YA 3
    Th  
7:00 p.m.-8:20 p.m.
2023-08-21 Alexandria P
50% or more of the time you will meet your class in person on campus; you are expected to attend class in person on the days and times listed on your schedule. For the rest of the time, instruction is done online, independently, on your own time (following the course syllabus and due dates), via CANVAS. Reliable internet access and a computer are required. Refer to the NOVA Website for current masking and social distancing policies when on campus.
Hybrid Course
52786 CSC 221-040A 3
 M W   
1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m.
2023-09-05 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
Class meets in real-time via Zoom on the days and times listed on your class schedule. Your instructor will facilitate live online lectures and discussions. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
Thirteen Week
53534 CSC 221-040L 3
 M W   
6:30 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
2023-09-05 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
This class will be taught with Python. Class meets in real-time via Zoom on the days and times listed on your class schedule. Your instructor will facilitate live online lectures and discussions. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
Thirteen Week
75111 CSC 221-040N 3
 M W   
11:35 a.m.-1:25 p.m.
2023-09-05 Annandale P
Classes meet on-campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule.
Thirteen Week
65193 CSC 221-05YN 3
  Tu    
6:30 p.m.-7:50 p.m.
2023-08-21 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
Fifteen Week
Hybrid Course
50% of class time is live streamed via Zoom on the days and times listed on your class schedule. 50% of class work is completed online, independently, on your own time (following the course syllabus and due dates) via CANVAS. All students are expected to attend class virtually on the days and times listed on your schedule. Reliable internet access and a computer are required.
52588 CSC 221-60YA 3
     F 
6:00 p.m.-8:55 p.m.
2023-08-21 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
Hybrid Course
1st 7 Week
50% of class time is live streamed via Zoom on the days and times listed on your class schedule. 50% of class work is completed online, independently, on your own time (following the course syllabus and due dates) via CANVAS. All students are expected to attend class virtually on the days and times listed on your schedule. Reliable internet access and a computer are required.
Weekend Course
52724 CSC 221-60YM 3
 M W   
2:20 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
2023-08-21 Manassas P
50% or more of the time you will meet your class in person on campus; you are expected to attend class in person on the days and times listed on your schedule. For the rest of the time, instruction is done online, independently, on your own time (following the course syllabus and due dates), via CANVAS. Reliable internet access and a computer are required.
Hybrid Course
53240 CSC 221-E05A 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2023-08-21 Virtual and NOL WW
Online course offered by NOVA Online. NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. CSC 221 has replaced CSC 200. Starts August 21.
68549 CSC 221-E06N 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2023-08-21 Virtual and NOL WW
Online course offered by NOVA Online. NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. CSC 221 has replaced CSC 200. Starts August 21.
68550 CSC 221-E07N 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2023-08-21 Virtual and NOL WW
Online course offered by NOVA Online. NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. CSC 221 has replaced CSC 200. Starts August 21.
68551 CSC 221-E40L 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2023-08-21 Virtual and NOL WW
NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. This is a fast-paced accelerated 1st 7-week course. CSC 221 has replaced CSC 200. Starts August 21.
68552 CSC 221-E60M 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2023-09-18 Virtual and NOL WW
3rd twelve-week online course offered by NOVA Online. NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. CSC 221 has replaced CSC 200. Starts September 18.
76408 CSC 221-E61N 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2023-09-18 Virtual and NOL WW
3rd twelve-week online course offered by NOVA Online. NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. CSC 221 has replaced CSC 200. Starts September 18.
76777 CSC 221-E62N 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2023-09-18 Virtual and NOL WW
3rd twelve-week online course offered by NOVA Online. NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. CSC 221 has replaced CSC 200. Starts September 18.
68553 CSC 221-E80W 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2023-10-18 Virtual and NOL WW
NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. This is a fast-paced accelerated 4th 7-week course. CSC 221 has replaced CSC 200. Starts October 18.
77596 CSC 221-E81L 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2023-10-18 Virtual and NOL WW
NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. This is a fast-paced accelerated 4th 7-week course. CSC 221 has replaced CSC 200. Starts October 18.
78373 CSC 221-E82W 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2023-10-18 Virtual and NOL WW
NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. This is a fast-paced accelerated 4th 7-week course. CSC 221 has replaced CSC 200. Starts October 18.
78963 CSC 221-E83W 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2023-10-18 Virtual and NOL WW
NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. This is a fast-paced accelerated 4th 7-week course. CSC 221 has replaced CSC 200. Starts October 18.
Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
41335 CSC 221-001A 3
  Tu Th  
12:10 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
2024-01-16 Alexandria P
38893 CSC 221-001L 3
  Tu Th  
9:35 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
2024-01-16 Loudoun P
This class will be taught with Python. Class meets on campus, on the day(s), time, and location listed on the class schedule. This course offers no-cost textbook materials: Electronic textbooks will be used and regular and reliable Internet is required
OER-no cost textbooks
35877 CSC 221-001M 3
    Th  
12:45 p.m.-3:40 p.m.
2024-01-16 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
Class meets in real-time via Zoom on the days and times listed on your class schedule. Your instructor will facilitate live online lectures and discussions. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
41303 CSC 221-001N 3
  Tu Th  
8:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m.
2024-01-16 Annandale P
Class meets on campus, on the day(s), time, and location listed on the class schedule.
Fifteen Week
46689 CSC 221-001W 3
 M W   
12:45 p.m.-2:05 p.m.
2024-01-16 Woodbridge P
Class meets on campus, on the day(s), time, and location listed on the class schedule.
41352 CSC 221-002A 3
    Th  
7:00 p.m.-9:55 p.m.
2024-01-16 Alexandria P
38894 CSC 221-002L 3
 M W   
12:45 p.m.-2:05 p.m.
2024-01-16 Loudoun P
This class will be taught with Python. Class meets on campus, on the day(s), time, and location listed on the class schedule. This course offers no-cost textbook materials: Electronic textbooks will be used and regular and reliable Internet is required
OER-no cost textbooks
41305 CSC 221-002N 3
      Sa
8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
2024-01-16 Annandale P
Fifteen Week
Class meets on campus, on the day(s), time, and location listed on the class schedule.
46693 CSC 221-002W 3
  Tu Th  
2:20 p.m.-3:40 p.m.
2024-01-16 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
This class will be taught with Python
Class meets in real-time via Zoom on the day(s) and time listed on the class schedule. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
38895 CSC 221-003L 3
  Tu Th  
12:45 p.m.-2:05 p.m.
2024-01-16 Loudoun P
This class will be taught with Python. Class meets on campus, on the day(s), time, and location listed on the class schedule.
41307 CSC 221-003N 3
 M W   
9:35 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
2024-01-16 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
Class meets in real-time via Zoom on the day(s) and time listed on the class schedule. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
Fifteen Week
38896 CSC 221-004L 3
      Sa
9:35 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2024-01-16 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
This class will be taught with Python. Class meets in real-time via Zoom on the day(s) and time listed on the class schedule. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
41308 CSC 221-004N 3
  Tu Th  
9:35 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
2024-01-16 Annandale P
Class meets on campus, on the day(s), time, and location listed on the class schedule.
Fifteen Week
41311 CSC 221-006N 3
 M W   
12:45 p.m.-2:05 p.m.
2024-01-16 Annandale P
Fifteen Week
Class meets on campus, on the day(s), time, and location listed on the class schedule.
41312 CSC 221-008N 3
  Tu Th  
2:20 p.m.-3:40 p.m.
2024-01-16 Annandale P
Fifteen Week
Class meets on campus, on the day(s), time, and location listed on the class schedule.
41315 CSC 221-009N 3
  Tu    
6:30 p.m.-9:25 p.m.
2024-01-16 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
Class meets in real-time via Zoom on the day(s) and time listed on the class schedule. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
Fifteen Week
41350 CSC 221-040A 3
 M W   
1:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
2024-01-30 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
Class meets in real-time via Zoom on the day(s) and time listed on the class schedule. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
Thirteen Week
38897 CSC 221-040L 3
 M W   
6:30 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
2024-01-30 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
This class will be taught with Python. Class meets in real-time via Zoom on the day(s) and time listed on the class schedule. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
Thirteen Week
38898 CSC 221-080L 3
  Tu Th  
6:30 p.m.-9:25 p.m.
2024-03-19 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
This class will be taught with Python. Class meets in real-time via Zoom on the day(s) and time listed on the class schedule. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
2nd 7 Week
41345 CSC 221-60YA 3
     F 
6:00 p.m.-8:55 p.m.
2024-01-16 Virtual and NOL - Real Time CV
Class meets in real-time via Zoom on the day(s) and time listed on the class schedule. Reliable internet access and a Zoom-capable device are required.
1st 7 Week
35882 CSC 221-60YM 3
 M W   
12:45 p.m.-2:05 p.m.
2024-01-16 Manassas P
50% or more of the time you will meet your class in person on campus; you are expected to attend class in person on the days and times listed on your schedule. For the rest of the time, instruction is done online, independently, on your own time (following the course syllabus and due dates), via CANVAS. Reliable internet access and a computer are required.
Hybrid Course
34917 CSC 221-E05A 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-01-16 Virtual and NOL WW
Online course offered by NOVA Online. NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. Starts January 16.
34919 CSC 221-E40W 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-01-16 Virtual and NOL WW
NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. This is a fast-paced accelerated 1st 7-week course. Starts January 16.
43552 CSC 221-E50N 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-01-30 Virtual and NOL WW
2nd twelve-week online course offered by NOVA Online. NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. Starts January 30.
37674 CSC 221-E80L 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-03-19 Virtual and NOL WW
NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. This is a fast-paced accelerated 4th 7-week course. Starts March 19.
37676 CSC 221-E81M 3
       
0:00 a.m.-0:00 a.m.
2024-03-19 Virtual and NOL WW
NOVA Online courses are 100% online requiring students to have reliable access to a computer and internet service. This class has no scheduled meeting times. Due dates can be found in the syllabus. This is a fast-paced accelerated 4th 7-week course. Starts March 19.
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