Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Computer Science


Computer Science 115. Robots, Games and Problem Solving

Problem-solving techniques and algorithm development with emphasis on program design, introductory numerical methods and object-oriented programming from the client perspective. Some form of robot, either virtual or real, is used to augment course content. This course is intended for those seeking a thorough and rigorous exposure to programming; an ideal course for those considering graduate school in any field. Topics covered include programming language syntax (e.g., C++, Python), coding, debugging, testing and good documentation style. Concepts include arithmetic and logical operations; simple input and output; functions and the introductory data structures of arrays/lists, records and classes.