Computer Science 105: Computing Fundamentals I

T/R 2:00-3:50 - - 4 credit hours - - CRN: 41216

CS 105 is a broad computer literacy class, designed to be practical and relevant to a wide range of students (and, specifically, for students who are not planning to be Computer Science majors). There are three main parts:

  1. Discussion of the impacts of computing on everyday life including topics such as Facebook filter bubbles, automation and jobs, AI, and big data.
  2. Workshopping the use of key productivity applications for college students: MS Excel, MS Word, bibliography tools for paper writing (Zotero, colwiz), password management, website building
  3. 4 weeks at the end of the term experimenting with programming through the use of micro:bit devices and python.

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