Feb 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Online Catalog 
2020-2021 Online Catalog

CST 161 - Computer Programming Fundamentals

▲ = Fulfills a General Education Requirement
This course introduces students to the logic used to develop solutions to common problems in the computer science field using a contemporary high-level programming language such as Python. These step-by-step detail solutions are called algorithms and serve as the basic solution to most computer science problems. Topics include number systems, computer instructions, program logic, secure coding techniques, file management, and foundational concepts in computer science. Problem solving, critical thinking, and programing techniques are emphasized throughout the course.
Prerequisite(s): ENG 096 , and MAT 019 /MAT 021  or MAT 022  
4 lecture hours per week
4 credit hours