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CSC 099: Orientation to Computer Science

Offered in Fall Semester

Course Units: 0

An introduction to the computer science program with a focus on the discipline, including an investigation of computing ethics. Students familiarize themselves with departmental procedures, standards, staff and faculty. An introduction to mentored research and internship experiences engages the first-year student in the culture and expectations of the department and of the discipline. A short introduction to basic Unix knowledge. Students develop an appreciation for the services offered by the College and for the resources available within the department and across campus.

Prerequisite notes: None

Required for major/minor: Computer Science Major

Option for major/minor: None