Science, GPC Online
Syllabus for CSCI 1300
Introduction to Computer Science
Fall Semester 2013
Note: You must complete the No Show Quiz by 8/25 or you will be reported as a No
Show and denied access to this course.
Kalin Dimitrov, Instructor of Computer Science
Email: Please use iCollege email. I will respond to your iCollege emails within 24 hours, excluding the weekends. If you are unable to access iCollege, you may email me at:
Department Website: http://www.gpc.edu/~olmathcs
Voice Mail: TBA
INSTRUCTOR OFFICE HOURS
Online Office Hours are at the following times:
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 am – 10:30 am
I am online many other times during the weekdays as well.
GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION
Credit hours: 3 credit hours
Prerequisite: Exit Learning Support, ESL, and MATH 1111 (College Algebra) with a grade of “C” or better.
Please be SURE you have satisfied this Math pre-requisite!!
Purpose: This course provides an overview of selected major areas of current
Computing technology, organization and use. Topics surveyed include the history of computing, data representation and storage, hardware and software organization, communications technologies, ethical and social issues, and fundamental problemsolving and programming skills. Hands-on projects enhance and reinforce the ideas presented in class. This course is intended for computer science majors, as well as mathematics and science-based majors.
Read additional information about CSCI 1300 in the Common Course Outline: http://depts.gpc.edu/~mcse/CourseDocs/csci/CC0_CSCI_1300_May2012.pdf IMPORTANT
If your major is something other than math, computer science, engineering or science, then this is probably not the correct course for you to be enrolled in. More than likely you should be taking CSCI 1100, which is specifically designed for nonscience majors. Bear in mind that CSCI