COMP 215: Object-Oriented Programming with Mathematics

This is an introductory programming course for students interested in mathematics and scientific computing. Students will program primarily in a general object-oriented language such as Python, with supplementary exercises in a computer algebra system. Examples will be drawn primarily from applications of calculus, elementary number theory, and cryptography.

Credit Hours

3

Prerequisites

MATH 132: Applied Calculus II or MATH 162: Calculus II or permission of Instructor

Description

This is an introductory programming course for students interested in mathematics and scientific computing. Students will program primarily in a general object-oriented language such as Python, with supplementary exercises in a computer algebra system. Examples will be drawn primarily from applications of calculus, elementary number theory, and cryptography.

Outcome

Students will learn basic scripting and object-oriented programming, with the goal of being able to solve mathematical and scientific problems.

Syllabi

Semester/Year Instructor URL
Fall 2013 Christine Haught https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5gClDnivRb5d3dSWkdQUExMVjQ/edit?usp=sharing