Computer Science

Computer Science & Business Computer Information Systems

 

BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications

Prerequisites: Must be at college-level skills in reading, writing, and mathematics (i.e. no remediation needed) and have had high school computer literacy or equivalent.

Credit: 4 (3 lecture, 3 lab)

Computer terminology, hardware, software, operating systems, and information systems relating to the business environment. The main focus of this course is on business applications of software, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation graphics, and business-oriented utilization of the Internet.

 

COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I

Prerequisites: Must be at college-level skills in reading and writing, place into

MATH 1314 College Algebra or higher, and have had high school computer literacy or equivalent.

Credit: 4 (3 lecture, 3 lab)

Introduces the fundamental concepts of structured programming. Topics include software development methodology, data types, control structures, functions, arrays, and the mechanics of running, testing, and debugging. This course assumes

computer literacy.

 

COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals II

Prerequisites: COSC 1436 or ITSE 1402, and MATH 2412 and ENGL 1301.

Credit: 4 (3 lecture, 3 lab)

Review of control structures and data types with emphasis on structured data types. Applies the object-oriented programming paradigm, focusing on the definition and use of classes along with the fundamentals of object-oriented design. Includes basic analysis of algorithms, searching and sorting techniques, and an introduction to software engineering.