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Section # Semester Instructor Website Description
1 Fall 2017 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/R6Bljo-6YQKI.html#courseInfo
2 Fall 2017 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/R6Bljo-6YQKI.html#courseInfo
3 Fall 2017 Tony Martinez https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/R6Bljo-6YQKI.html#courseInfo
4 Fall 2017 Tony Martinez https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/R6Bljo-6YQKI.html#courseInfo
5 Fall 2017 Kevin Seppi https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/R6Bljo-6YQKI.html#courseInfo
6 Fall 2017 Faculty Adjunct https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/R6Bljo-6YQKI.html#courseInfo Evening - Joseph Johnson
8 Fall 2017 Faculty Adjunct https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/R6Bljo-6YQKI.html#courseInfo Salt Lake - Bernd Helzer
Section # Semester Instructor Website Description
1 Fall 2018 Kevin Seppi Online
2 Fall 2018 Frank Jones
3 Fall 2018 Frank Jones
4 Fall 2018 Tony Martinez
5 Fall 2018 Tony Martinez
7 Fall 2018 Faculty Adjunct Helzer, Bernd
1 Spring/Summer 2018 Faculty Adjunct Price, Timothy
2 Spring/Summer 2018 Faculty Adjunct Price, Timothy
3 Spring/Summer 2018 cs grad Anderson, Zann Benjamin
4 Spring/Summer 2018 Faculty Adjunct Wood, Alicia Crowder
1 Winter 2018 Frank Jones
2 Winter 2018 Frank Jones
3 Winter 2018 Frank Jones
4 Winter 2018 Sean Warnick
5 Winter 2018 Kevin Seppi
7 Winter 2018 Faculty Adjunct Price, Timothy
1 Fall 2017 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/R6Bljo-6YQKI.html#courseInfo
2 Fall 2017 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/R6Bljo-6YQKI.html#courseInfo
3 Fall 2017 Tony Martinez https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/R6Bljo-6YQKI.html#courseInfo
4 Fall 2017 Tony Martinez https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/R6Bljo-6YQKI.html#courseInfo
5 Fall 2017 Kevin Seppi https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/R6Bljo-6YQKI.html#courseInfo
6 Fall 2017 Faculty Adjunct https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/R6Bljo-6YQKI.html#courseInfo Evening - Joseph Johnson
8 Fall 2017 Faculty Adjunct https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/R6Bljo-6YQKI.html#courseInfo Salt Lake - Bernd Helzer
1 Spring-Summer 2017 Faculty Adjunct https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/j4mXUIHwrhp0.html
1 Spring-Summer 2017 Faculty Adjunct https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/k0u21u8ZGM-7.html#instructorInformation
2 Spring-Summer 2017 Faculty Adjunct https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/k0u21u8ZGM-7.html#instructorInformation
1 Winter 2017 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/.i5ug/cid-rukA7cw_q34v/home
2 Winter 2017 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/.i5ug/cid-rukA7cw_q34v/home
4 Winter 2017 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/DVyB34b7Q5OZ.html
5 Winter 2017 Sean Warnick https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/DVyB34b7Q5OZ.html
6 Winter 2017 Faculty Adjunct https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/DVyB34b7Q5OZ.html
7 Winter 2017 Faculty Adjunct https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/DVyB34b7Q5OZ.html
8 Winter 2017 Faculty Affiliate https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/DVyB34b7Q5OZ.html
9 Winter 2017 Kevin Seppi https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/DVyB34b7Q5OZ.html
1 Fall 2016 Robert P. Burton
2 Fall 2016 Tony Martinez https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/Rhzi1ZUO5Ruy.html
3 Fall 2016 Tony Martinez https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/Rhzi1ZUO5Ruy.html
4 Fall 2016 Kevin Seppi https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/Rhzi1ZUO5Ruy.html
5 Fall 2016 Faculty Adjunct
7 Fall 2016 Faculty Adjunct SALT LAKE
8 Fall 2016 Faculty Adjunct
1 Spring-Summer 2016 Faculty Adjunct
1 Winter 2016 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/v51C3NQCwRvM.html
2 Winter 2016 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/v51C3NQCwRvM.html
3 Winter 2016 Ryan Farrell https://learningsuite.byu.edu/.MUzM/cid-llA1U_QvxQBc/home
4 Winter 2016 Ryan Farrell https://learningsuite.byu.edu/.MUzM/cid-llA1U_QvxQBc/home
5 Winter 2016 Faculty Adjunct https://learningsuite.byu.edu/.MUzM/cid-llA1U_QvxQBc/home
6 Winter 2016 Faculty Adjunct https://learningsuite.byu.edu/.MUzM/cid-llA1U_QvxQBc/home
1 Fall 2015 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/OUNyDi3OvLmk.html
2 Fall 2015 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/OUNyDi3OvLmk.html
3 Fall 2015 Kevin Seppi https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/OUNyDi3OvLmk.html
5 Fall 2015 Faculty Adjunct https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/OUNyDi3OvLmk.html
1 Spring-Summer 2015 cs grad https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/EzbopLbaDqs3.html
2 Spring-Summer 2015 Faculty Adjunct Salt Lake
3 Spring-Summer 2015 cs grad https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/dpcseyliyS8S.html
1 Winter 2015 Robert P. Burton
2 Winter 2015 Ryan Farrell
3 Winter 2015 Ryan Farrell
4 Winter 2015 cs grad Evening Class
6 Winter 2015 Faculty Adjunct Salt Lake Center
1 Fall 2014 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/wGxUz5fJ78t7.html
2 Fall 2014 Kevin Seppi https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/wGxUz5fJ78t7.html
3 Fall 2014 Kevin Seppi https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/wGxUz5fJ78t7.html
4 Fall 2014 cs grad https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/wGxUz5fJ78t7.html
1 Spring-Summer 2014 cs grad https://learningsuite.byu.edu/view/g9Tdw9uh627N.html
2 Spring-Summer 2014 Ryan Farrell
3 Spring-Summer 2014 Faculty Adjunct
1 Winter 2014 Robert P. Burton
2 Winter 2014 Robert P. Burton
3 Winter 2014 Robert P. Burton
4 Winter 2014 Ryan Farrell
5 Winter 2014 Faculty Adjunct
6 Winter 2014 Robert P. Burton
1 Fall 2013 Robert P. Burton
2 Fall 2013 Robert P. Burton
3 Fall 2013 Kevin Seppi
4 Fall 2013 Kevin Seppi
1 Spring 2013 Mark Clement
1 Winter 2013 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/student,home.0
2 Winter 2013 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/student,home.0
3 Winter 2013 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/student,home.0
4 Winter 2013 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/student,home.0
4 Winter 2013 Robert P. Burton https://learningsuite.byu.edu/student,home.0
1 Fall 2012 Robert P. Burton http://learningsuite.byu.edu/
2 Fall 2012 Robert P. Burton http://learningsuite.byu.edu/
3 Fall 2012 Mark Clement http://learningsuite.byu.edu/
4 Fall 2012 Kevin Seppi https://learningsuite.byu.edu
5 Fall 2012 Kevin Seppi https://learningsuite.byu.edu
1 Summer 2012 cs grad
1 Spring 2012 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/
2 Spring 2012 Kevin Seppi http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.php
1 Winter 2012 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/
2 Winter 2012 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/
3 Winter 2012 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/
4 Winter 2012 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/
1 Fall 2011 Kevin Seppi https://facwiki.cs.byu.edu/cs142fa11/index.php/Main_Page
2 Fall 2011 Kevin Seppi https://facwiki.cs.byu.edu/cs142fa11/index.php/Main_Page
3 Fall 2011 Sean Warnick http://idealabs.byu.edu/courses/cs142.htm
4 Fall 2011 Jay McCarthy http://faculty.cs.byu.edu/~jay/courses/2011/fall/142/course/
5 Fall 2011 Mark Clement https://facwiki.cs.byu.edu/cs142fa11/index.php/Main_Page
1 Summer 2011 cs grad http://axon.cs.byu.edu/~sgtshark/142/home.html
1 Spring 2011 Jay McCarthy http://faculty.cs.byu.edu/~jay/courses/2011/spring/142/course/
1 Winter 2011 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/
2 Winter 2011 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/
3 Winter 2011 Dan Olsen http://icie.cs.byu.edu/CS142/CS142.html
4 Winter 2011 Dan Olsen http://icie.cs.byu.edu/CS142/CS142.html
5 Winter 2011 Sean Warnick http://idealabs.byu.edu/courses/cs142.htm
1 Fall 2010 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/
2 Fall 2010 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/
3 Fall 2010 Kevin Seppi https://facwiki.cs.byu.edu/cs142fa10/index.php/Main_Page
4 Fall 2010 Kevin Seppi https://facwiki.cs.byu.edu/cs142fa10/index.php/Main_Page
5 Fall 2010 Mark Clement https://facwiki.cs.byu.edu/cs142fa10/index.php/Main_Page
1 Summer 2010 cs grad http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/
1 Spring 2010 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
1 Winter 2010 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
2 Winter 2010 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
3 Winter 2010 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
4 Winter 2010 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
5 Winter 2010 Sean Warnick http://www.idealabs.byu.edu/courses/cs142.htm
6 Winter 2010 Sean Warnick http://www.idealabs.byu.edu/courses/cs142.htm
1 Fall 2009 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
2 Fall 2009 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
3 Fall 2009 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
4 Fall 2009 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
5 Fall 2009 Dan Olsen http://icie.cs.byu.edu/CS142/CS142.html
6 Fall 2009 Dan Olsen http://icie.cs.byu.edu/CS142/CS142.html
1 Summer 2009 cs grad http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
1 Spring 2009 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
1 Winter 2009 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
2 Winter 2009 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
3 Winter 2009 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
4 Winter 2009 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
5 Winter 2009 Dan Olsen http://icie.cs.byu.edu/CS142/CS142.html
1 Fall 2008 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
2 Fall 2008 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
3 Fall 2008 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
4 Fall 2008 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
1 Summer 2008 cs grad http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
1 Spring 2008 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
1 Winter 2008 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
2 Winter 2008 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
3 Winter 2008 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
4 Winter 2008 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
5 Winter 2008 Dan Olsen http://icie.cs.byu.edu/CS142/CS142.html
1 Fall 2007 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
2 Fall 2007 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
3 Fall 2007 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
4 Fall 2007 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
5 Fall 2007 Dan Olsen http://icie.cs.byu.edu/CS142/CS142.html
1 Summer 2007 cs grad http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
1 Spring 2007 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
1 Winter 2007 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
2 Winter 2007 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
3 Winter 2007 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
4 Winter 2007 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142headta/index.html
1 Fall 2006 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
2 Fall 2006 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
3 Fall 2006 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
4 Fall 2006 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
5 Fall 2006 Dan Olsen http://icie.cs.byu.edu/CS142/CS142.html
1 Summer 2006 cs grad http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
1 Spring 2006 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
1 Winter 2006 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
2 Winter 2006 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
3 Winter 2006 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
4 Winter 2006 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
1 Fall 2005 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
2 Fall 2005 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
3 Fall 2005 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
4 Fall 2005 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html
5 Fall 2005 Robert P. Burton http://students.cs.byu.edu/~cs142ta/index.html

Short Summary: 

Introduction to Computer Programming

Credits: 

3

Platform: 

Windows, Visual Studio

Language: 

C++

Introduction to Computer Programming

 

Introduction to object-oriented program design and development. Principles of algorithm formulation and implementation.

 

Computer Science 142 focuses on learning the "nuts and bolts" of programming. The goals of CS 142 are for students to become equipped to write programs that solve problems, to become proficient with the C++ programming language, and to learn the basic techniques of object-oriented design. Lab assignments provide practical experience in developing solutions and writing programs. We focus on the following topics:
 

  • Principles of algorithm formulation and implementation
  • Programming tools and the C++ programming language
  • Introduction to object-oriented program design and development

The course is challenging and demands self-discipline and hard work to succeed. It is not assumed that you have any previous programming experience. The time required may vary significantly based on experience, but we make numerous resources available, and you can succeed if you put in the effort.

 

Course Outcomes:

  • Write programs whose complexity reaches a few hundred lines
  • Use the rudiments of the environment and the resources available to help them program (editors, basic computer architecture, compilers, libraries, reference manuals, on-line help)
  • Develop programs from an English description.
  • Write programs on their own, independent of "hand holding" by a TA or an instructor (typically a dozen or so).
  • Understand and use the basic programming constructs: types (built in types, basic provided types including arrays and strings, type construction), values (constants,variables, assignment statements, and expressions), control structures (sequential flow, conditional statements, and loops), and I/O (basic output to the screen and input from the keyboard, and file I/O).
  • Understand and use objects (value representation, applicable operations, hidden implementations).
  • Implement basic recursive algorithms.
  • Describe and use the basic ideas of some of the more advanced programming constructs,including exceptions, inheritance, and polymorphism.

Understand the importance of the following concepts:

  • Abstraction

  • Debugging and Assurance of Correctness

  • Program Development (analysis, specification, design, implementation, testing)

 





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