Course Syllabus

Computer Science 132 - 90112 - Introduction to Programming: Visual Basic

**Course Description:** Introduction to programming using Visual Basic. Designed for students with little or no experience in computer programming. Includes hands-on programming projects as well as the history of computer science and theories of software development.

**When and Where:** MW 9:30AM-10:50AM, HSLH-133

Please check the CMPSCI 132 Web Page each week for:

- Weekly Lecture Topics
- Weekly Reading Assignments
- Late-Breaking Class News

Grades will be based on the following breakdown:

(7) Quizzes, 10 points each - 60 points (lowest quiz score will be dropped).Midterm Exam - 50 points.

(19) Exercises/Programming Projects, 18 at 2 points each, 1 at 4 points - 40 points.

Final Exam - 100 points.

Participation - 30 points.

Grade | Score |
---|---|

A | 246+ |

B | 210 - 245 |

C | 168 - 209 |

D | 140 - 167 |

F | 139 < |

- Distractive talking.
- Texting.
- Having your smartphone disrupt class.
- Leaving the classroom without asking.
- Disrupting your fellow students in any way.

- Add/Drop with Refund Deadline - 2/19/13
- Drop w/o "W" - 2/19/13
- Drop Deadline - 4/26/13

Date | Topic |
---|---|

2/4/13 | Course Syllabus |

2/6/13 | Chapter 1 |

2/11/13 | Chapter 2, Visual Basic Controls (Sections 2.1, 2.2) |

2/13/13 | Work on Section 2.2, Exercises 26, 29 |

2/18/13 | Presidents Day |

2/20/13 | Quiz 1 |

2/25/13 | Chapter 2, Visual Basic Events (Section 2.3) |

2/27/13 | Work on Section 2.3, Exercise 34 |

3/4/13 | Work on Section 2.3, Exercise 40 |

3/6/13 | Quiz 2 |

3/11/13 | Chapter 3, Numbers (Section 3.1) |

3/13/13 | Work on Section 3.1, Exercises 59, 64 |

3/18/13 | Quiz 3 |

3/20/13 | Chapter 3, Strings (Section 3.2) |

3/25/13 | Work on Section 3.2, Exercises 39, 45 |

3/27/13 | Midterm Exam |

4/1-4/5 | Spring Break |

4/8/13 | Chapter 3, Input and Output (Section 3.3) |

4/10/13 | Work on Section 3.3, Exercises 61, 74 |

4/15/13 | Quiz 4 |

4/17/13 | Chapter 4 Decisions |

4/22/13 | Work on Chapter 4 Programming Projects 2, 4, 6 |

4/24/13 | Quiz 5 |

4/29/13 | Chapter 5 General Procedures (Sections 5.1, 5.2) |

5/1/13 | Work on Chapter 5,
Section 5.1, Exercise 14 Section 5.2, Exercise 36 |

5/6/13 | Quiz 6 |

5/8/13 | Chapter 6 Repetition (Sections 6.1, 6.2) |

5/13/13 | Work on Chapter 6,
Section 6.1, Exercise 23 Section 6.2, Exercise 36 |

5/15/13 | Quiz 7 |

5/20/13 | Chapter 7 Arrays (Sections 7.1, 7.2) |

5/22/13 | Work on Chapter 7,
Section 7.1, Exercise 48 Section 7.2, Exercise 29 |

5/27/13 | Chapters 8 & 9 (Sections 8.1, 9.4) |

5/29/13 | Final Exam |