COMP 125: Visual Information Processing

This course, intended primarily for non-majors, provides an introduction to computer programming using a language well-suited to beginning programmers and practical applications, e.g., Visual Basic.Net.

Credit Hours

3

Prerequisites

None

Description

An elementary introduction to programming using a language such as Visual Basic. Topics include variables, formatted input/output, arrays, looping, conditional execution, subroutines, functions, computer graphics, animation. Applications to other disciplines are stressed.

Outcome

Understanding of computer mechanisms for representing and analyzing numerical and logical information and the power of programmability; practical ability to implement useful computing tools.