Washtenaw Community College

Search Washtenaw Community College

Classes

CPS 171: Introduction to Programming with C++

This is an introduction to programming using the C++ language. Students should have basic experience using a computer but no prior programming is required. Students learn about problem solving strategies, top-down program development and programming style. Topics include sequential, decision and iterative control structures, functions, basic data structures and an introduction to classes. Students write and execute approximately eight C++ programs. Students with computer experience equivalent to CIS 100 or CIS 110 may contact the instructor for permission to waive the CIS prerequisite.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 4

Level II Prereq: CIS 100, CIS 110, or CPS 120, minimum grade "C"

Credits
4
Lecture Hours
60
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
0
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
60

Some classes are not offered every term. To see if this class is currently available, check the schedule.

Get Advising From Home

Save a trip to campus. Just fire up your computer webcam and microphone to talk to an advisor online.

more »

Books Delivered to You

Save time and gas: Get your books online through WCC’s Barnes & Noble Bookstore.

more »

What Students Say About Online Classes

“When I took an online class for the first time I was amazed at how organized it was. It was so easy to navigate and provided me with all the links and tools I needed to complete my course.”

—Mary Beth H., 30

Feedback & Suggestions