Subject: Computer Science
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 1.5 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Computer Science


Concepts in Computing such as algorithms, problem solving, and programming are explored using interactive multimedia systems as the creative focus. Basic skills in problem solving, programming, design and interaction, event-based behaviour, and prototyping are developed.

Note: Recommended for students who do not have Computer Science 30. CMPT 140 can be taken for credit after the completion of CMPT 100, but CMPT 100 cannot be taken for credit after completion of CMPT 140. Students with credit for CMPT 105, CMPT 111, CMPT 113, or CMPT 116 cannot obtain credit for CMPT 140. Students majoring the Interactive Systems Design, Computer Science, and Bioinformatics programs may not use CMPT 140 as a course in their major, but may count it as a junior elective.

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