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CPS 171: Introduction to Programming with C++

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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"

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