CS 120 Computer Science I 4 cr.  (4-0-0)
  • Offered: Fall Winter
  • Prerequisites: "B-" or better in MA 100; or "B-" or better in CS 101; or "B-" or better in CIS 110; or a mathematics placement recommendation of CS 120 or higher, or instructor permission.
  • Bulletin Year: 2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin
  • General Education: This course applies towards the following general education requirement(s):

This intensive, fast-paced course is the first programming course for computer science and mobile and web application development  majors. Topics include methods and parameters, conditionals, loops, arrays, graphical user interfaces and object-oriented program design.


This course is recommended for students with a strong desire to learn programming but lack experience. Students without interest in computer programming should consider CS 101 instead.