COSC 235. Programming & Problem Solving. 3 Hours.
An introduction to computer programming and algorithmic thinking. Students learn how to solve computational problems and implement their solutions in a programming language. Completion of this course with a C or higher is a prerequisite for all 300- and 400- level courses in Computer Science.
The department offers a major and a minor in Computer Science. Coursework is designed to help students acquire the knowledge, experience, and skills to use a computer as an effective tool for problem solving in a variety of areas. Students completing the major in Computer Science will be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science.