• Program: Information Technology/Computer Careers
  • Course: Programming Overview
  • Course #: CCIS1515
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is for a student planning to study networking, database or other Information Technology (IT) discipline. Emphasis will be placed on procedural programming, computational thinking and problem solving. Topics will include flowcharting, pseudocode, program design, data types including arrays, conditional boolean logic, program structures for branching and iteration, functions, and basic data structures.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Explain the relevance of programming skills for careers in IT Operations
Apply computational thinking concepts such as abstraction, generalization and composition/decomposition
Diagram program logic flow
Solve problems using sequences, decisions and iteration in program flow
Solve problems using arrays, and data structures such as lists and key-value pairs
Build procedural programs using stateless functions
Develop programs to solve real-world problems
Create appropriate test cases and data
Apply program debugging techniques and methods in program testing

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Microsoft Windows experience
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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