Introduction to computer programming: Algorithm design flow charting and debugging; elements of good programming style. Course may be instructed in any programming language.
Define and explain the evolution of high-level languages.
Create simple programs which utilize primitive data types accurately and efficiently.
Perform simple input/output in a program.
Understand decision mechanisms and employ them in a software program.
Design an algorithm using both pseudocode and flowcharting.
Create a software implementation from a flowchart or pseudocode.
Use a debugger to identify and correct code defects.
Identify the need for single dimensional arrays and functions, and demonstrate their accurate use.
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