PROG 110 Introduction to Programming • 5 Cr.


Using a current object-oriented programming language, students learn and apply the fundamental principles of programming. Students design solutions, write computer instructions to solve business problems, learn procedural programming, document and debug computer applications. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment into MATH 138 or completion of MATH 099 with a C or better, or the equivalent course from another college. Placement by assessment into ENGL& 101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C or better.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Plan, design, and test an application using an integrated development environment.
  • Declare and use variables and constants correctly using appropriate data-types and scope, including the use of arrays.
  • Use appropriate arithmetic, logical and comparison operators to develop complex expressions.
  • Use If and Switch statements to implement selection structures.
  • Use the For, While, and Do loop statements to invoke repetition structures.
  • Design programs that invoke and define functions (methods) utilizing input parameters and return values.