CSE 102 Introduction to Computing and Engineering (3 credits)

Catalog description:

This course introduces students to the computing and engineering disciplines with a focus on electrical, computer and software engineering. The course focuses on various computing and engineering design principles and tools used in the profession. Students will be able to model, implement, and test these principles via projects required throughout the course. This course is open to all majors.
Cross-listed with ECE.

Prerequsite:

None.

Learning Outcomes:

1. Communicate effectively about software engineering and computer science topics:

1.1. Explain fundamental concepts in computer science and software engineering

1.2. Explain the relationships and differences among computing­ related disciplines

2. Apply mathematics and quantitative methods to create models of computer science and software engineering problems and find solutions within an engineering or computing discipline

3. Apply basic principles of computer programming

4. Use computer science and software engineering tools

4.1. Demonstrate a software solution to a specific problem

5. Work effectively in a team

6. Describe the application of professional and ethical responsibility to common career related issues and situations

7. Use computer science and software engineering specific resources for project research

8. Communicate through the use of web sites and oral presentations