CS/CSL 101. Beauty and Joy of Computer Science

This course presents the history, social implications, great principles, and future of computing.  It examines the computing applications that have changed the world and how computing empowers discovery and progress in other fields.  The relevance of computing to the student and society will be emphasized.  Students will learn the joy of programming a computer using a friendly, graphical language, and will complete a substantial team programming project related to their interests.  The course consists of two lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory per week.

Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3