IT306Spring2011Syllabus - George Mason University Program...

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George Mason University IT 306 Syllabus Spring 2011 Program Design and Data Structures Applied Information Technology Course Syllabus Instructor Information: Brian Ziman, Adjunct Faculty Email: bziman at Course Description: " Fundamentals of data structures and analysis of algorithms. Large programs written in a modern, high-level programming language. Stresses abstraction, modular design, code reuse, and correctness. " Prerequisite: The prerequisite for this course is IT 108 or IT 206 (or an approved equivalent course). A grade of "C" or better must be achieved in the prerequisite course before a student is qualified to take this course. The prerequisite course must be completed prior to, not concurrently with, this course. This requirement will be strictly enforced. Rationale: Programming is an essential skill for IT students and IT professionals. Understanding how a computer is instructed to accomplish tasks leads to an appreciation of the underlying concepts of the Information Technology discipline. Learning how to solve a problem using a procedural or object oriented programming language provides a strong foundation that will be used in Database, Security, Web Development and Networking courses. Overall Educational Objective:
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course IT 101-468 taught by Professor Allsections during the Spring '11 term at George Mason.

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