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Computing for Math and the Sciences

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This course is designed to introduce the student to computers, programming, and some of the key ideas on which the field of computer science is based. The primary vehicle for doing so is the computer language MATLAB. The use of a program like MAPLE to manipulate symbolic equations is also covered. This course is aimed at students majoring in math or in a physical science.

Credits: 
3
Prerequisite: 

CALC1. Not open to students with a declared major in Computer Science. This course may not be used for major credit.

Please note that courses for which a student has received a grade of D cannot be used to satisfy prerequisite requirements.

SAS Core Curriculum Fulfillment : 
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ITR
Topics: 

Structure of Computers, MATLAB basics, Computation and decision-making, Iteration, Recursion, Applications, Efficiency Analysis. MAPLE, Program Proving

Expected Work: 

weekly homework

Exams: 
2 midterms, final
Semester: 
Fall
Spring
Course Type: 
Undergraduate

Check the University Schedule of Classes to see if this course is open.

Request an Special Permission Number here if the class is full.