Office of the Registrar
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College (2010/2011)
10.7 Computer Science


Basic Computing and Information Technology

(F and 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.

CR: Computer Science 2650, Computer Science 2801

LH: 3

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


Introduction to Computer Science

(F and 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.

CO: Mathematics 1090 (or equivalent), or Mathematics 1000

LH: 3

PR: Mathematics 1090 (or equivalent), or Mathematics 1000

AR = Attendance requirement; CH = Credit hours are 3 unless otherwise noted; CO = Co-requisite(s); CR = Credit can be retained for only one course from the set(s) consisting of the course being described and the course(s) listed; LC = Lecture hours per week are 3 unless otherwise noted; LH = Laboratory hours per week; OR = Other requirements of the course such as tutorials, practical sessions, or seminars; PR = Prerequisite(s); UL = Usage limitation(s).