Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013
CSE 1301C Programming & Problem Solving I
Prerequisite: MATH 1113 (or concurrently) or permission of the department
This course provides an introduction to computer science with a focus on object-oriented programming within a gaming context. Instruction centers on an overview of programming, problem-solving, and algorithm development by using games as examples. Specific topics include primitive data types, arithmetic and logical operators, selection and repetition structures, interactive user input, using and designing basic classes, single dimension arrays with searching and sorting, and lists. Programming assignments focus on techniques of good programming style including proper documentation. The student is taught to efficiently design, code, and debug problem solutions. A Windows environment is used in the closed lab using XNA to be able deploy to Xbox 360s.