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CISC *1215 Introduction to Programming Using Python

2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab; 3 credits

The Python programming language. Algorithms, computers and programs. Writing, debugging, and testing programs. Loops and conditional control structures. Function definition and parameter passing. Strings, Lists, and Tuples. Sorting, searching and other basic algorithms. Input and output. Programming applications selected from various areas. Python tools. History and basic concepts of computer science.


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