Fall 2014

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
COMP 131-01 Introduction to Computer Science I
Instructor: Grant Braught
Course Description:
An introduction to Computer Science as a major scientific discipline. Special emphasis is placed on problem solving and experimentation via programming in Java. Topics covered include the design of objects and the use of flow-of-control constructs, along with techniques for testing software. Three hours classroom and two hours laboratory a week. This course fulfills either the DIV III lab science distribution requirement or QR graduation requirement. Offered every semester.
0930:MWF   TOME 120
1500:W   TOME 120
COMP 131-02 Introduction to Computer Science I
Instructor: Farhan Siddiqui
Course Description:
An introduction to Computer Science as a major scientific discipline. Special emphasis is placed on problem solving and experimentation via programming in Java. Topics covered include the design of objects and the use of flow-of-control constructs, along with techniques for testing software. Three hours classroom and two hours laboratory a week. This course fulfills either the DIV III lab science distribution requirement or QR graduation requirement. Offered every semester.
1030:MWF   TOME 118
1500:R   TOME 118
COMP 132-01 Introduction to Computer Science II
Instructor: Rebecca Wells
Course Description:
A problem-solving course that utilizes object-based software design using Java. Topics include code modularity and reusability, recursion, data storage, and the empirical and theoretical comparison of elementary algorithms. The lab component focuses on programming as a tool for solving problems and simulating real-world events. Prerequisite: 131 or one year of object oriented programming in Java and instructor's permission. Three hours classroom and two hours laboratory a week. This course fulfills either the DIV III lab science distribution requirement or QR graduation requirement. Offered every semester.
1500:R   TOME 120
1030:MWF   TOME 231
COMP 251-01 Computer Organization and Architecture
Instructor: Charles Kann
Course Description:
Completion of both COMP 251 and COMP 332 fulfills the WR Requirement.
1330:TF   TOME 118
COMP 332-01 Analysis of Algorithms
Instructor: Farhan Siddiqui
Course Description:
Completion of both COMP 251 and COMP 332 fulfills the WR Requirement.
1330:MR   TOME 231
COMP 356-01 Programming Language Structures
Instructor: John MacCormick
Course Description:
An examination of the major programming language paradigms. The course also explores the basic properties and special facilities of languages representing each paradigm. Topics include data types, scope rules, block structures, procedure calls and parameter types, and storage allocation considerations. Prerequisite: 232. Offered every fall.
0900:TR   TOME 231
COMP 364-01 Artificial Intelligence
Instructor: John MacCormick
Course Description:
A survey of techniques for applying computers to tasks usually considered to require human intelligence. Topics include knowledge representation and reasoning, search and constraint satisfaction, evolutionary and genetic algorithms, machine learning, neural networks, and philosophical questions. Prerequisites: 232 and MATH 211. Offered in even numbered fall semesters.
1500:MR   TOME 231
COMP 491-01 Fall Senior Seminar
Instructor: Grant Braught
Course Description:
Students define and begin a year-long project. Written and oral presentation of project progress reports will be required. Contemporary social, ethical, technical and philosophical issues in computer science will also be examined. Prerequisite: Senior standing. Offered every fall.
1500:T   TOME 232