CS 111 Computer Programming and Problem Solving

An introduction to problem solving through computer programming. Students learn how to read, modify, design, debug, and test algorithms that solve problems. Programming concepts include control structures, data structures, abstraction, recursion, modularity, and object-oriented design. Students explore these concepts in the context of interactive programs involving graphics and user interfaces. using the java Programming language. Students are required to attend an additional two-hour laboratory section each week. Required for students who wish to major or minor in computer science or elect more advanced courses in the field.


Does not fulfill the laboratory requirement.


None. No prior background with computers is expected.



Semesters Offered

Fall, Spring

Degree Requirements


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