Office of the Registrar
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College (2006/2007)
10.7 Computer Science

1600

Basic Computing and Information Technology

(F & W)

offers an overview of computers and information technology. It provides students with the knowledge necessary to answer questions, such as: What is a computer system? How does it work? How is it used? This is done through the use of popular spreadsheet, word processing and database software packages and the Internet. Social issues and implications will also be included.

Prerequisite: Level III Advanced Mathematics or Mathematics 1090, which can be taken concurrently.

Lectures: Three hours per week.

Laboratory: Three hours per week.

Note:

Students can receive credit for only one of Computer Science 1600, Computer Science 2650 or Computer Science 2801.

1700

Introduction to Computer Science

(F & W)

lays the foundation for the art and the science of computing. The course contains fundamental and topical issues in computers, languages, programming and applications. This course is designed for potential Computer Science majors without a background in programming, but is also available for non majors.

Prerequisite/Co-requisite: Mathematics 1090 (or equivalent), or Mathematics 1000.

Lectures: Three hours per week.

Laboratory: Three hours per week.

2801

Introductory Computing for Business

(F & W)

introduces students to computer applications in business, document processing, application development, decision support, and information management. A three hour laboratory is required.

Prerequisite: Level III Advanced Mathematics, Mathematics 1090 or Mathematics 1000 which can be taken concurrently.

Note:

Students can receive credit for only one of Computer Science 1600, Computer Science 2650 or Computer Science 2801.