CS W10. The Beauty and Joy of Computing
Catalog Description: This course meets the programming prerequisite for 61A. An introduction to the beauty and joy of computing. The history, social implications, great principles, and future of computing. Beautiful applications that have changed the world. How computing empowers discovery and progress in other fields. Relevance of computing to the student and society will be emphasized. Students will learn the joy of programming a computer using a friendly, graphical language, and will complete a substantial team programming project related to their interests.
Credit Restrictions: Students will receive no credit for W10 after taking 10, 61A, 61B or 61C. A deficient grade in 10 may be removed by taking W10.
Summer: 4 hours of web-based lecture and 10 hours of web-based discussion per week
Fall: 2 hours of web-based lecture and 5 hours of web-based discussion per week
Spring: 2 hours of web-based lecture and 5 hours of web-based discussion per week
Grading basis: letter
Final exam status: Written final exam conducted during the scheduled final exam period