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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CISC 101 - Principles of Computing (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Introduces students to the central ideas of computing and computer science including programs, algorithms, abstraction, the internet, and information systems. Instills ideas and practices of computational thinking and engages students in activities that show how computing and computer science change the world. Explores computing as a creative activity and empowers students to apply computational thinking to all disciplines including the arts, humanities, business, social and physical sciences, health, and entertainment.
Allowed Units: 3 Grading Basis: Student Option
RESTRICTIONS: Does not count toward graduation if taken after any other CISC course. Not open to students with credit for MISY 160  or APEC 135  .
University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology Course Typically Offered: Fall, Winter and Spring