Computing Foundations: Data

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Location:Online / Synchronous Encouraged
Meeting Time:C hr: MWF 10:00-10:50
Exam Group:Exam Group: 14: 09-DEC-2020 Exam Time: 09:00:00 AM
Offered this year?Yes
When Offered?Every year


An introduction to computing and programming that focuses on understanding and manipulating data. Students will learn to write programs to process both tabular and structured data, to assess programs both experimentally and theoretically, to apply basic data science concepts, and to discuss big ideas around the communication and use of digital information.

Designed for both concentrators and non-concentrators, this is the first in an eventual three-course introductory sequence leading into advanced CS courses. Programming assignments will be smaller scale than in CSCI 0150/0170, thus allowing students time to practice programming and discuss computational ideas in a broader context.

Fall 2021: CS111 can be taken either synchronously (virtual lectures and "in-class" activities) or asynchronously (recorded lectures and separate study groups for "in-class" activities). The asynchronous option can accommodate students who need to register for another course whose time overlaps that of 111.

CRN: 16579