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Course Schedule for COMPUTER SCIENCE - Spring 2017
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Course ID Title Credits Type Instructor(s) Days:Times Location Permission
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5130 CPSC-110-01 Computing with Mobile Phones 1.00 LEC Lake,Pauline H. MWF: 10:00AM-10:50AM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 24
  App Inventor for Android is a new open source programming language for Android smart phones. App Inventor is a visual language that enables novice programmers to create powerful mobile applications that interact with the web and with other phones. In this course, students will learn how to access the world of mobile services and applications as creators, not just consumers. They will learn to create entertaining and socially useful apps that can be shared with friends and family. In addition to learning to program and how to become better problem solvers, students will also explore the exciting world of computer science from the perspective of mobile computing and its increasingly important effect on society.
4079 CPSC-115-01 Introduction to Computing 1.25 LEC Spezialetti,Madalene TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 48
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Computer Science 110 or mathematics skills appropriate for enrolling in a calculus class.
  NOTE: 24 seats are reserved for first-year students
  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.
4083 CPSC-115-20 Introduction to Computing 1.25 LAB Spezialetti,Madalene T: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA 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.
4084 CPSC-115-21 Introduction to Computing 1.25 LAB Spezialetti,Madalene W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA 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.
4085 CPSC-203-01 Math Foundatns of Comput 1.00 LEC Miyazaki,Takunari MWF: 10:00AM-10:50AM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Computer Science 110, or mathematics skills appropriate for enrolling in a calculus class.
  An introduction to the principles of logic and discrete mathematics required in the study of computer science. Topics covered may include: propositional and predicate logic and their relationship to general proof techniques used in computing and correctness proofs of programs; mathematical induction applied to recursion and recurrence relations; set theory with an emphasis on infinite sets used in computing; counting principles useful in analyzing graphs and trees; relations and functions and their relationship to databases and functional programming languages. Computer programs will be used to explore concepts examined in the course.
4080 CPSC-215-01 Data Structures & Algorithms 1.25 LEC Syta,Ewa MWF: 11:00AM-11:50AM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 24
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Computer Science 115L.
  A study of data structures and algorithms using a high-level programming language. The basic data structures (lists, stacks, queues, trees, and files) and basic algorithms (searching, sorting, and file management) will be introduced and implemented. Data and procedural abstraction, software design principles, and the analysis of the complexity of algorithms will be discussed. Details related to programming will be covered in a required weekly lab.
4082 CPSC-215-20 Data Structures & Algorithms 1.25 LAB Syta,Ewa W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 24
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Computer Science 115L.
  A study of data structures and algorithms using a high-level programming language. The basic data structures (lists, stacks, queues, trees, and files) and basic algorithms (searching, sorting, and file management) will be introduced and implemented. Data and procedural abstraction, software design principles, and the analysis of the complexity of algorithms will be discussed. Details related to programming will be covered in a required weekly lab.
5080 CPSC-215-21 Data Structures & Algorithms 1.25 LEC Syta,Ewa R: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 18
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Computer Science 115L.
  A study of data structures and algorithms using a high-level programming language. The basic data structures (lists, stacks, queues, trees, and files) and basic algorithms (searching, sorting, and file management) will be introduced and implemented. Data and procedural abstraction, software design principles, and the analysis of the complexity of algorithms will be discussed. Details related to programming will be covered in a required weekly lab.
4910 CPSC-304-01 Computer Graphics 1.00 LEC Yoon,Peter A. TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Mathematics 132 and Computer Science 215L.
  An introduction to geometric and computer graphics principles needed for developing software with graphical output. General principles of designing and testing of software systems with reusable components will be emphasized. Geometry and computer graphics topics covered will include coordinate systems, geometric transformations, windowing, curves, fractals, polyhedra, hidden lines, surfaces, color, and shading. Graphical programs that model phenomena from the natural sciences or aid the visualizing of conceptual models in computer science and mathematics will be used for examples and assignments.
4911 CPSC-315-01 Systems Software 1.00 LEC Yoon,Peter A. TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Computer Science 215L, 275L and 203 (or concurrent enrollment in CPSC 203)
  A study of the organization and implementation of computer operating systems. Topics include operating systems organization, file systems, memory and process management, resource allocation, recovery procedures, multiprogramming, and distributed processing. The Unix operating system will be used and emphasis will be placed on how various system functions have been implemented in the Unix environment.
4912 CPSC-320-01 Analysis of Algorithms 1.00 LEC Miyazaki,Takunari MW: 8:30AM-9:45AM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Computer Science 215L and Computer Science 203 (or concurrent enrollment in 203).
  A continuation of the study begun in Computer Science 215 of the complexity of algorithms used in computing. The notions of P, NP, and NP-complete problems and of non-computability will be covered. The algorithms studied will include examples involving sorting, graphs, geometry, and combinatorics. Theoretical aspects of algorithms will be studied as well as practical aspects useful in writing programs.
4282 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.
4081 CPSC-404-01 Computer Science Seminar 0.50 SEM Spezialetti,Madalene R: 2:55PM-4:10PM TBA 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.
4283 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.
4284 CPSC-499-01 Senior Project Part 2 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 adviser 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.