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CIS 118 Introduction to Computer Science

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Course Description

Introduction to computer hardware and the programming commands to control them. Topics Include: hardware, operating systems and the software development life cycle which includes design, development, documentation, the importance of review, principles of testing and maintenance; algorithm development, procedural and structured programming with C/C++; data types, variables, expressions, selection and repetition structures, functions passing by value and reference, recursion, all about arrays, file input and output(I/O), error handling, and classes. This course gives students basic computer science concepts and skills.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC
C-ID: COMP 112