GISW CS 1510 Introduction to Computing -- 4 unit(s)

Introduction to software development through algorithmic problem solving and procedural abstraction. Programming in the small. Fundamental control structures, data modeling and file processing. Significant emphasis on program design and style.

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Course syllabus
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Delivery

GIS Web IconThis course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.

Prerequisites
none
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area
Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Natural Sciences and Mathematics distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.
Instructor(s)
Mark Fienup, Associate Professor
Textbook(s)

Lambert, K. A. Fundamentals of Python: From First Programs through Data Structures. 2009/1st Edition. Course Technology.
ISBN-10: 1-4239-0218-1, ISBN-13: 978-1-4239-0218-8.

Additional Course Materials

You will need to download and install the free Python development package (version 2.x and NOT version 3.x) from the Python website. Appendix A of the textbook walks you through the installation of Python.

PURCHASING TEXTBOOKS
University Book and Supply (UBS) carries most books used in GIS courses. Search for textbooks by course choosing "UNIV.NORTHERN IOWA" and the term you are enrolled in and GSW (web) or GSP (print) for the section.

Visit UBS at 1009 West 23rd Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Phone: 319-266-7581 or 800-728-7581, Email: bookstore@panthersupply.com

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To enroll
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For more information
Guided Independent Study
UNI Continuing and Distance Education
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