Montana Tech of The University of Montana
Computer Science & Software Engineering

CSCI 135
Fundamentals of Computer Science I
Fall 2011


Description: An introduction to problem-solving methods and algorithm development. Stresses programming in a high level programming language with techniques of good programming style. Co-requisite: M 151.
Instructor: Keith Vertanen

Office hours: Tues, Thurs 4:00 - 5:00pm, Friday 3:00 - 4:00pm, or by appointment.
Classes: Monday 11:00 - 11:50am lecture MGB 103
Wednesday 03:00 - 5:50pm lab Main 205 lab
Friday 11:00 - 11:50am lecture MGB 103
Resources: Textbook Head First Java 2nd edition by Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates
Class web page
Moodle for grades and assignment submission
Software We recommend the freely available Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE). Eclipse is installed on the Museum and Mill lab computers. You can also install it on your own computer (see the resources page).
Evaluation: Midterm exam 20%
Final exam 30%
Programming assignments 50%
Staff discretion (participation and extra-credit) ±?%
Late policy: Exams must be taken at the scheduled date and time. See the assignments page for the late policy regarding assignments.
Academic honesty: Cheating will not be tolerated and can result in failure of the course. Submitted programs must be entirely your own work (except for designated pair assignments, see the assignments page for details). Under no circumstances should you copy another person's code. Exams are to be strictly your own effort. No electronic devices are allowed in exams.

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