Computing Resources: It is assumed that students will have access to a computer and have the ability to install software. Some university labs provide the needed software to complete assignments, but in order to gain experience, it is preferable to use a personal system. If a student anticipates difficulty accessing a suitable environment, contact your instructor.
This course is required for all computer science students and serves as an opportunity for students to be introduced to Computer Science Department policies. Freshmen and transfer students are required to take the course in order to ensure that all CS students have exposure to certain essential tools and topics early on to enable their use in subsequent classes.