CSC 110 - Principles of Computer Science at Southwest Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2021-08-01

Provides a broad introduction to the field of computer science. Introduces design techniques, development of algorithms, and applications of computer science. Includes the idea of abstraction as a problem solving technique. Examines the functionality of computing innovations and computing systems. Discusses the potential impacts of these innovations from a social, legal, and ethical perspective. 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

General Course Purpose

CSC 110 is designed as an introductory computing course for general education. This course may meet the computing competency requirement for non-CS majors as determined by the institution. It is not meant as part of a sequence and is a terminal course.

Course Objectives

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