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Module INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE I

Module code: CS161
Credits: 7.5
Semester: 1
Department: COMPUTER SCIENCE
International: Yes
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Programming fundamentals: variables, types, expressions and assignment; simple I/O; Conditional and iterative control structures (if statements and while loops); Strings and string processing; Use of class APIs for creating objects and calling methods; Understanding data abstraction and encapsulation; Problem solving: understanding and developing algorithms; Implementing algorithms as simple programs. Computer architecture (underlying concepts, the Von Neumann architecture, processors, storage, communications); Basic components of modern operating systems; Basic digital communications in the context of modern, internet-accesible computing devices.

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