Select a level: Select a term:
Only show courses available to first-year students.

Click here to browse textbooks information at the bookstore's web site.

Course Schedule for COMPUTER SCIENCE - Fall 2016
Class
No.
Course ID Title Credits Type Instructor(s) Days:Times Location Permission
Required
Dist Qtr
3388 CPSC-110-01 Visual Computing 1.00 LEC Yoon,Peter A. WF: 2:40PM-3:55PM MC - 106 NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  NOTE: 15 seats are reserved for first-year students, 10 seats for sophomores.
  NOTE: This course is not open to students who have received credit for CPSC 215L.
  With the recent advancement of information technology, the amounts of data produced by various digital devices and computing systems are staggering. This course focuses on the fundamental visualization techniques which are essential to gain meaningful insights into these massive datasets by presenting the underlying structure of the data in understandable, visual forms. Topics will include the human visual system, color theory, information coding, data representation, and interactive visualization techniques and software. Students will also explore application areas including health care, national security, space exploration, bioinformatics, aircraft design, market analysis, education, social networks, weather, and everyday life.
1055 CPSC-115-01 Introduction to Computing 1.25 LEC Miyazaki,Takunari MWF: 9:00AM-9:50AM MECC - 270 NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 48
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Computer Science 110 or mathematics skills appropriate for enrolling in a calculus class.
  NOTE: 20 seats reserved for first-year students and 20 seats are reserved for sophomores.
  A fundamental treatment of computer science topics featuring the study of the high-level programming language Python. Topics discussed will include computer architecture, programming languages, and ethical issues involved in computer use. Problem-solving techniques involved in writing programs will be studied, proper style and documentation will be required, and object-oriented program design will be introduced. A required weekly lab will involve an intensive study of programming techniques in Python.
1056 CPSC-115-20 Introduction to Computing 1.25 LAB Miyazaki,Takunari W: 1:15PM-3:55PM MECC - 136 NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 24
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Computer Science 110 or mathematics skills appropriate for enrolling in a calculus class.
  A fundamental treatment of computer science topics featuring the study of the high-level programming language Python. Topics discussed will include computer architecture, programming languages, and ethical issues involved in computer use. Problem-solving techniques involved in writing programs will be studied, proper style and documentation will be required, and object-oriented program design will be introduced. A required weekly lab will involve an intensive study of programming techniques in Python.
1057 CPSC-115-21 Introduction to Computing 1.25 LAB Syta,Ewa R: 1:30PM-4:10PM MECC - 136 NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 24
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Computer Science 110 or mathematics skills appropriate for enrolling in a calculus class.
  A fundamental treatment of computer science topics featuring the study of the high-level programming language Python. Topics discussed will include computer architecture, programming languages, and ethical issues involved in computer use. Problem-solving techniques involved in writing programs will be studied, proper style and documentation will be required, and object-oriented program design will be introduced. A required weekly lab will involve an intensive study of programming techniques in Python.
3048 CPSC-225-01 Event Driven Programming 1.00 LEC Spezialetti,Madalene TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM LIB - 02 NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 24
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Computer Science 115L.
  NOTE: 15 seats are reserved for sophomores.
  Event driven programming is a paradigm in which the control flow of a program is driven by external events, which can range from user interaction via a mouse click to clock signals generated from within a computer system. This course will explore a variety of platforms for and applications of event driven programming.
2359 CPSC-275-01 Intro to Computer Systems 1.25 LEC Yoon,Peter A. WF: 1:15PM-2:30PM MC - 106 NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 36
  Prerequisite: B- or better in Computer Science 115 or a C- or better in Computer Science 215L.
  This course introduces the fundamental organization and structure of modern computer systems from the perspective of a programmer. Students will become more effective programmers as they learn how computer systems compile, link, and execute programs, store information, and communicate. Topics covered will include data representations, computer arithmetic, low-level representations of programs, processor organization, the memory hierarchy and management, processes, and system-level I/O. A required weekly lab will involve a series of programming exercises related to these topics.
2360 CPSC-275-20 Intro to Computer Systems 1.25 LAB Yoon,Peter A. M: 1:15PM-3:55PM MECC - 124 NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 18
  Prerequisite: B- or better in Computer Science 115 or a C- or better in Computer Science 215L.
  This course introduces the fundamental organization and structure of modern computer systems from the perspective of a programmer. Students will become more effective programmers as they learn how computer systems compile, link, and execute programs, store information, and communicate. Topics covered will include data representations, computer arithmetic, low-level representations of programs, processor organization, the memory hierarchy and management, processes, and system-level I/O. A required weekly lab will involve a series of programming exercises related to these topics.
3384 CPSC-275-21 Intro to Computer Systems 1.25 LAB Yoon,Peter A. M: 6:30PM-9:00PM MECC - 124 NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 18
  Prerequisite: B- or better in Computer Science 115 or a C- or better in Computer Science 215L.
  This course introduces the fundamental organization and structure of modern computer systems from the perspective of a programmer. Students will become more effective programmers as they learn how computer systems compile, link, and execute programs, store information, and communicate. Topics covered will include data representations, computer arithmetic, low-level representations of programs, processor organization, the memory hierarchy and management, processes, and system-level I/O. A required weekly lab will involve a series of programming exercises related to these topics.
3610 CPSC-385-01 Computer Security 1.00 LEC Syta,Ewa TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM LSC - 136 NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Computer Science 203, 215L and 275L
  Introduction to computer security, the practice of protecting information and computer systems from unauthorized actions. Topics covered in the course include information and computer security principles; basic adversarial models and threats; applied cryptography; network, software, operating system, and web security; real-world security protocols; policy, administration and auditing; and legal and ethical issues. Topics on privacy, anonymity, surveillance and a variety of modern, widely available tools for secure communication will also be discussed.
2203 CPSC-399-01 Independent Study 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Independent work to develop maturity and initiative in the solution of a problem in the area of the student's special interests. This course may require concurrent registration in Computer Science 403 or 404. Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar's Office, and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for enrollment.
1058 CPSC-403-01 Computer Science Seminar 0.50 SEM Spezialetti,Madalene R: 2:55PM-4:10PM MECC - 152 WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Students engaged in research (Computer Science 419) or independent study (Computer Science 399) and senior exercise students will meet with computer science faculty for oral presentations and critical discussions of journal papers, research plans, and research progress. Seniors using this course to satisfy the senior exercise requirement will be expected to complete a research or design project and make a formal presentation on its results to the seminar. The project may be an extension or revision of a project conducted in one of their other major courses.
2303 CPSC-466-01 Teaching Assistant 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar's Office, and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for enrollment.
2298 CPSC-498-01 Senior Project Part 1 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  This course is comprised of a research or implementation project and a final written report. This course is required for all senior computer science majors. Students must locate a project advisor and must submit a preliminary proposal to the project adviser by the last day of classes in the spring semester of the junior year. In addition to the proposal, submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar's Office, and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for each semester of this year-long project. The course credits are considered pending in the first semester and will be awarded upon completion of the second semester.