2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Mar 03, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 218 - Computational Thinking: Exploring Computing through Robotics

(3.00 cr.)

An introduction to the great ideas of computing through hands-on experiments with robotics. The course explores the nature and limits of computers; engages with the philosophical and social implications of intelligent machines; and asks what the science of computing can tell us about creativity, reasoning, and the human mind. Students gain experience developing logical thinking using a programming language to control small robots; conducting field studies to obtain data; storing and accessing data from a database using queries; and performing data analysis with spreadsheet formulas. Fulfills one math/science core requirement. Same course as HN 218 .

Sessions Typically Offered: Fall
Years Typically Offered: Varies

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