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Curriculum Action Notice

From:

Academic Affairs Committee

Date:

Nov. 19th, 2009

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Jeffrey Bossworth , 206 Pinecrest Manor, ext. 4762.

1.      NEW COURSE: CIS 1115 Programming with Objects

Purpose and Nature of Course: _To introduce students to programming and developing solutions to problems in a high-level programming language. 

Prefix: __CIS_________    Number: ___1115____________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___Programming with Objects_______________________________________
Abbreviated Title (for Master Schedule), Maximum 20 spaces
Programming w/Obj __ __ __ __ __ __

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)
Credit(s) _4___ Undergraduate                    
Credit(s) _____ Graduate                              
For variable credits, list Minimum Credit _____; Maximum Credits _____

Clock Hours:                Lecture __3___                       Recitation _____         Lab _____
Contract Hours:                       Lecture __3___                       Recitation _____         Lab _____

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

Introduction to computer-based problem solving and programming using a high-level language. Topics include problem solving methodologies, program design, algorithm development, and testing. Language concepts include variables, data types and expressions, assignment, control-flow statements, arrays, sorting, functions, and classes and objects.

 

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course)
 _none____

Co-requisites: (Courses which must be taken prior to or simultaneously with) _CIS1115L_____

Courses to be eliminated:  (Course deletion form must be completed):
Prefix _CIS_  Number _1104_
Prefix _CIS_  Number _2204_

 

 

2.      NEW COURSE: CIS 1115L Programming with Objects Lab

Purpose and Nature of Course: _To introduce students to programming and developing solutions to problems in a high-level programming language. 

Prefix: __CIS_________    Number: ___1115L_________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___Programming with Objects Lab_______________________________________
Abbreviated Title (for Master Schedule), Maximum 20 spaces
Prog w/Obj Lab __ __ __ __ __ __

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)
Credit(s) _0___ Undergraduate                    
Clock Hours:                Lecture ______                       Recitation _____         Lab __2__
Contract Hours:                       Lecture ______                       Recitation _____         Lab __2__

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):
Guided programming exercises in support of concepts taught in CIS1115.

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course)
 _none____

Co-requisites: (Courses which must be taken prior to or simultaneously with) _CIS1115_____

Courses to be eliminated:  (Course deletion form must be completed):
Prefix _CIS_  Number _1104_
Prefix _CIS_  Number _2204_

 

3.      NEW COURSE: CIS 3315: Data Structures

Purpose and Nature of Course: _Continue to develop studentsí skill in programming and introduce several common data structures as building blocks for larger programs. 

Prefix: __CIS_________    Number: ___3315__________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___Data Structures_______________________________________
Abbreviated Title (for Master Schedule), Maximum 20 spaces
Data Structures __ __ __ __ __ __

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)
Credit(s) _4___ Undergraduate                    
Credit(s) _____ Graduate                              
For variable credits, list Minimum Credit _____; Maximum Credits _____

Clock Hours:                Lecture __3___                       Recitation _____         Lab _____
Contract Hours:                       Lecture __3___                       Recitation _____         Lab _____

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):
Introduces fundamental data structures such as arrays, linked lists, stacks, queues, trees, and graphs. Other more advanced topics may include recursion, sorting, and hashing.

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course)
 _CIS1115____

Co-requisites: (Courses which must be taken prior to or simultaneously with) _CIS3315L_____

Courses to be eliminated:  (Course deletion form must be completed):
Prefix _CIS_  Number _3301_

4.      NEW COURSE: CIS 3315L Data Structures Lab

Purpose and Nature of Course: _Continue to develop studentsí skill in programming and introduce several common data structures as building blocks for larger programs. 

Prefix: __CIS_________    Number: ___3315L______   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___Data Structures Lab_______________________________________
Abbreviated Title (for Master Schedule), Maximum 20 spaces
Data Structures Lab __ __ __ __ __ __

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)
Credit(s) _0___ Undergraduate                    
Clock Hours:                Lecture ______                       Recitation _____         Lab __2__
Contract Hours:                       Lecture ______                       Recitation _____         Lab __2__

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):
Guided programming exercises in support of concepts taught in CIS3315.

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course)
 _CIS1115____

Co-requisites: (Courses which must be taken prior to or simultaneously with) _CIS3315_____

Courses to be eliminated:  (Course deletion form must be completed):
Prefix _CIS_  Number _3301_

 

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