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

CSCI 131 - Concepts in Computer Science

Fall and Spring (3) Staff Corequisite(s): CSCI 131L.

An overview of computer science, presenting an introduction to key issues and concepts: elementary computer organization and arithmetic, algorithms, program translation, operating systems, elementary data structures, file systems and database structures. Required laboratory sessions introduce students to application software for data management, text processing and network use. Not open to students who have received credit for any 300-400 level computer science course. Two lecture hours, two laboratory hours. Some majors require their students to satisfy the Major Computing Requirement by taking a computer science course designated for that purpose. CSCI 131 is designated for that purpose.