Prerequisite: Mathematics 3A or 2A with a grade of C or better (may be taken concurrently)
Recommended Preparation: CS 8 or Engineering 3, or significant prior programming experience.
Repeat Comments: Legal repeat of CMPSC 10.
Fundamental building blocks for solving problems using computers. Topics include basic computer organization and programming constructs: memory CPU, binary arithmetic, variables, expressions, statements, conditionals, iteration, functions, parameters, recursion, primitive and composite data types, and basic operating system and debugging tools.