CISC *1000 Computing: Its Nature, Power, and Limits
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 1.0.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)
3 hours, 3 credits.
The nature, power, and limits of the computer and computing. The components of the computer. Computer networks. Information representation. Introduction to algorithms, problem-solving, and computer programming. (Not open to students who are enrolled in, or have completed, any course in Computer and Information Science numbered 1.10 or higher with a grade of C or higher, or who have completed Core Studies 5 or 5.1.)