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Computational Thinking in Our World
This course will discuss why computers and computation are ubiquitous in our world and the implications of that ubiquity, including security, gaming, military, GPS, social-networks, stock-trading, voting, and beyond. Students will learn how these systems work at an appropriate level of detail. To give a deeper understanding of these topics a significant component of the course will be student programming labs to explore simple versions of these systems. No previous programming experience will be required.
Weekly Contact: Lab: 1 hr. Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL
Not available to students in Computer Science and in the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science.
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