Computer Science - Spring 2018

Intro World Wide Web — 3226
CSC 1310 – 1 credit
James E. Pratt

Students will learn to use a various browsers to access information on the Internet and work with its multimedia capabilities. This course is appropriate for students in any discipline and requires no prior computer experience. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 122
Apr 11 – May 17 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Intro Electronic Word Process — 3228
CSC 1320 – 1 credit
James E. Pratt

Students will learn fundamental concepts of electronic word processing including creating, editing, formatting, printing, spell checking, and grammar checking documents. Students implement solutions to assigned problems using software such as Microsoft Word. This course is appropriate for students in any discipline and requires no prior computer experience. A student enrolled concurrently in or with prior credit in CSC 1560 cannot apply this course toward graduation. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 122
Feb 21 – Mar 21 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Intro Electronic Spreadsheet — 3229
CSC 1330 – 1 credit
James E. Pratt

Students will learn fundamental concepts of electronic spreadsheets including design, formatting, and working with charts and functions. Students implement solutions to assigned problems using software such as Microsoft Excel. This course is appropriate for students in any discipline and requires no prior computer experience. A student enrolled concurrently in or with prior credit in CSC 1560 cannot apply this course toward graduation. Corequisite: MAT 0500. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 122
Jan 17 – Feb 14 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Intro to Computer Science — 3232
CSC 1510 – 3 credits
David T. Jeffery

Students will develop computer literacy by studying an overview of computing and a brief introduction to programming. Topics include a history of computers and computing, computer system components, data representation, the impact of computers on society, computer ethics, an introduction to data communications, networking, word processing, spreadsheets, programming in a structured language, and e-mail. Students will also use the Internet and a browser to access the World Wide Web. Less than 20% of class time is spent on lab exercises. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 138
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Intro to Computer Science — 3234
CSC 1510 – 3 credits
David C. Lasky

Students will develop computer literacy by studying an overview of computing and a brief introduction to programming. Topics include a history of computers and computing, computer system components, data representation, the impact of computers on society, computer ethics, an introduction to data communications, networking, word processing, spreadsheets, programming in a structured language, and e-mail. Students will also use the Internet and a browser to access the World Wide Web. Less than 20% of class time is spent on lab exercises. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Jan 22 – May 17 Mon 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Introduction to HTML & CSS — 3239
CSC 1530 – 3 credits
James E. Pratt

Students will study HTML language, usability concepts, and embedding JavaScript programming code. Students will design web pages using tables, forms, cascading style sheets, multimedia, and JavaScript. Students will also learn how to publish a web page with video clips and sound. Prerequisite: some knowledge of HTML required. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 122
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Microcomputer Applications I — 3240
CSC 1560 – 4 credits
Katharina Santiago Reisenweber

Students use application software such as Microsoft Office to study word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and presentation software. The integration and practical application of these topics is stressed throughout the course. Students will spend a substantial amount of out-of-class time working on computer projects. Prerequisite: MAT 0500 or higher; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 122
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:55 pm
Microcomputer Applications I — 3241
CSC 1560 – 4 credits
Richard D. Bryson

Students use application software such as Microsoft Office to study word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and presentation software. The integration and practical application of these topics is stressed throughout the course. Students will spend a substantial amount of out-of-class time working on computer projects. Prerequisite: MAT 0500 or higher; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 122
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 4:20 pm
Programming Concepts/Appl — 3249
CSC 1570 – 3 credits
David T. Jeffery

Students will learn the components of the programming cycle including problem analysis, algorithm development, design implementation, debugging, and acceptable documentation standards. Students will implement their algorithms using an object-oriented programming language. Corequisite: MAT 0600. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 138
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Micro/Hard/Sys/Software — 3251
CSC 1580 – 3 credits
James E. Pratt

Students will study the design, installation, configuration, and maintenance of hardware and software components of an IBM compatible microcomputer. Interior components covered include memory, disk drives, expansion cards, and power supplies. Other common I/O devices and peripherals such as printers and the mouse are studied. Major categories of system software, operating systems, and diagnostic utilities are covered. Prerequisite: computer knowledge equivalent to CSC 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 138
Jan 22 – May 17 Mon 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Computer Programming — 3252
CSC 1590 – 4 credits

Students will learn algorithm development and object-oriented program design using an object-oriented language such as Java. Topics include control structures, program debugging, documentation, user-defined methods, parameter passing, graphical user interfaces, arrays, and user-defined classes. Students spend a substantial amount of out-of-class time working on computer projects. Prerequisite: CSC 1570; Corequisite: MAT 1590; Must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 138
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:55 pm
Computer Programming SCI/ENR — 3254
CSC 1610 – 3 credits
Alejandro E. Bilbao

Students will use a microcomputer as a computation and analysis tool in engineering and scientific calculations. Students will study problem solving, numeric data storage and precision limitations, structured algorithm design, and numerical analysis methods. Students will write computer programs in C/C++ to solve mathematical problems specific to the science and engineering fields. The principles of program control structures will be explored, including: selection, loops, functions, and recursive functions. Prerequisite: MAT 1710 or higher; Eligibility: ENG 1530; Reading score 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 138
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
CSC Internship I — 3257
CSC 2010 – 3 credits
David T. Jeffery

Students receive on-the-job experience consisting of 135 hours of supervised activity in a local business or industry. Students work in conjunction with a faculty mentor and a supervisor at the job site. All guidelines in the original college internship policy will be followed. Prerequisite: at least a 2.0 GPA and either sophomore standing or one semester completion in an appropriate certificate program. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 100
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Introduction to Networks — 3259
CSC 2510 – 3 credits
David T. Jeffery

Students will explore topics in computer networking including networking design and architecture, data transmission, standards, and protocols. Local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN) will be studied along with the technologies that support the Internet. Upon course completion, students will demonstrate knowledge of these topics and have the ability to work with these concepts. Students will have some hands-on experience in this course. Prerequisite: CSC 1570 or equivalent programming experience; Corequisite: CSC 1580. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 138
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm