Course: COMP 108. Orientation to Computer Science (3)
Prerequisite: Passing score on or exemption from the ELM or equivalent*, or credit in MATH 093 or equivalent. Not a required course in the major. Recommended for incoming Computer Science majors with limited computing experience as well as those considering a major in Computer Science. Introduction to the Computer Science major and profession. Main focus on developing problem solving, algorithm development and programming skills, and acquiring critical thinking abilities, especially when applied to Computer Science. Additional emphasis on orientation to the University, campus resources, study skills, motivation and career awareness.
*Effective Fall 2018, the ELM Exam has been replaced with Multiple Measures Assessment.