Instructor: Dr. Ross A. Gagliano
762 COE (old Title and COBA) Building
Tel: (404) 651-0674
FAX: (404) 651-2246
Web Site: www.cs.gsu.edu/~matrag/
Office Hours: 11:00 a.m. - noon MWF, others by appointment
Texts: Introduction to Computing and
Russell L. Shackelford
Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1998 (ISBN 0-201-31451-7)
Course Content: "A breadth-first introduction to the discipline of computer science. Topics include algorithmic foundations, hardware concepts, virtual machine concepts, software systems, applications, and social issues." (1998 - 1999 GSU Catalog description).
A detailed course schedule is also provided that indicates specific daily references and other critical dates. Obviously, some deviations may be necessary.
Corequisite: Math 2420 (Discrete Mathematics, formerly Math 220).
Withdrawals: The last day for regular withdrawal is Friday, October 15.
Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend all classes! Plus, regular completion of all reading, homework, and other outside assignments is absolutely essential for success in this course.
Course Grades: The overall course grade will be derived from quizes (1/3); homework (1/3); and a final exam (1/3).
Make-ups must be arranged prior, but are strictly at the discretion of the instructor.
Plagiarism and cheating on exams will not be tolerated!
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