A continuation of the development of a disciplined approach to the design, coding, debugging, and testing of programs. Introduction to algorithmic analysis, recursion, data structures, and sorting mechanisms using a high-level language.
Course Prerequisites: Minimum grades of C in CMPS 1043 and MATH 1233 or 1534 or MATH 1203
Software: Microsoft Visual C++ 2010
Full version is available for checkout at Moffett Library – see CS Secretary for form
Express Edition is available for free download
Additional Material: A USB stick will be necessary to turn in programs. Avoid using a U3 Cruzer stick as these do not always work in the labs. Manila envelopes necessary to turn in programming assignments.
Semester Exams (2) 40% (20% each)
Final Exam 20%
Programs will be submitted in both hardcopy (printout) and electronic (usb) form in a manila envelope.
Assignments and programs will be accepted late up to two weeks after the due date with a penalty of 5 points per day. Late work will not be accepted for credit after two weeks from the due date.
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