Faculty Profile

Rebecca Wells

Contributing Faculty in Computer Science

Contact Information

wells@dickinson.edu

Tome Scientific Building Room 245
717.245.1631

Bio

Education

  • B.S., Dickinson College, 2003
  • M.S., University of Florida, 2007

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

COMP 132 Computer Science II w/Lab
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.

Spring 2015

COMP 232 Data Struct & Problem Solving
An advanced problem-solving course that focuses on the design and analysis of data structures including lists, stacks, queues, trees, and hash tables. Concepts in generic programming are also introduced. The lab component focuses on the implementation of data structures and their application to solving complex problems. Prerequisite: 132. Three hours of classroom and two hours laboratory a week. This course fulfills either the DIV III lab science distribution requirement or QR graduation requirement. Offered every spring.