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Introduction to Programming (Python)

This course will introduce the first-time programmer to foundational programming techniques and principles using the popular Python Programming language. Python’s simple syntax is similar to the English language making it easier to comprehend and allows programmers to write code with fewer lines.
This course serves as a good starting point for students looking to further their training in the Python programming language.
Course Highlights:

  • Rules and syntax applicable to a modern programming language
  • Understanding and developing algorithms
  • Variables, expressions, functions, branching, looping statements and data storage
  • Designing, writing and debugging simple computer programs using Python

 Course Benefits:

  • Understand the rules and syntax used in programming languages
  • Familiarity with programming constructs
  • Writing functional code in Python
  • Preparation for advancement into more in-depth programming courses

Hardware: Must have a computer with internet access

Course Typically Offered: Online - Every Quarter

Prerequisites: N/A

Next Step: This course will prepare students for the Python Programming Certificate, and C/C++ Programming Certificate.

Contact: For more information about this course, please email infotech@ucsd.edu.

Course Number: CSE-40028
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
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