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Computer Science

Keyboarding skills of 25 words per minute or enrollment in OFTECH 1A or 9A are recommended for computer programming classes.

CS 3, Introduction to Computer Systems   3 units

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

*No UC credit for CIS 1 or 4 if taken after CS 3.

This is a beginning course intended for students who plan to take additional computer programming or computer science courses. Emphasis in the course is divided between a broad survey of the field of computer information systems and the acquisition of computer skills necessary for more advanced classes. Such skills would involve use of the operating system, file management techniques, use of an editor, and an introduction to programming.

1078   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUS 201   Dehkhoda A

1079   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hurley D P

Above section 1079 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CS 50, C Programming   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: CS 3.

This course will include a review of the concepts of structured programming, error checking, sorting, searching, data types, advanced array handling methods, pointers, and data structures. Applications in business, mathematics, and science will be discussed.

1080   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   BUS 201   Dehkhoda A

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IMPORTANT! Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.