Introduction to methods of problem solving and algorithm development. A high level programming language is taught with an emphasis on program design, coding, debugging, testing, and documentation. Discussion of ethical, social, and legal issues related to computing.
Credit or Concurrent enrollment in MATH 1233, 1534, or 1203 (Business majors)
Software: Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 (installed in labs and available for free to students enrolled in this course)
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.
3 Major Exams
5 - 8 Programming assignments
Various homework assignments
Students are required to attend a 1-hour lab each week. Schedule will be provided.
Exams (3) 45% (15% each)
Final Exam 20%
100 - 90 A
89 - 80 B
79 - 70 C
69 - 60 D
Below 60 F
A grade of C or better is required to advance to the next course CMPS 1053.
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.
Students should refer to the current MSU Student Handbook and Activities Calendar and the MSU Undergraduate Bulletin for university policies on academic dishonesty, class attendance, student rights and activities.
Counseling Center: MSU offers personal, group, career, and academic counseling. Students are encouraged to take advantage of these free services by contacting the Counseling Center: Room 108 Clark Student Center, 397-4618, firstname.lastname@example.org.