DPR 108 - Introduction to Computer Science

Course Description

This is an introductory course intended to prepare students for courses in computer programming. The purpose of the course is to teach students the fundamentals of designing, developing, and testing computer programs. The C++ computer language is used to allow students to explore computer programming. This course is required before any computer programming courses can be taken. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: Implement the major steps in the design and development of a computer program. Navigate through the C++ editor, compiler, and runtime environment. Explain and use data, operations, functions, and datatypes. Apply the correct control and iterative structures to a program. Demonstrate proficiency in PC file creation and in a GUI operating system.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3


Course Prerequisites: ENG 050, REA 050 and MAT 060