CIS 22A - Beginning Programming Methodologies in C++

Course Description

This class uses the C++ language to introduce concepts of computer programming:

  • Problem solving, algorithms, and program design
  • Programming, testing and debugging of well-structured programs in C++
  • Introduction to data types, expressions, control structures, functions, sequential files, one-dimensional arrays, and object oriented programming
Prerequisites (Advisory)

It is recommended that you take these courses or the equivalence before CIS 22A

  • English Writing 211 and Reading 211 (or Language Arts 211), or English as a Second Language 272 and 273
  •  Mathematics 114

Starting Out With C++: From Control Structures through Objects - 8th edition by Gaddis  ISBN: 978-0133769395


This is a hybrid course, with 4 hours lecture and lab per week on campus.
Lab assignments and quizzes are online. Exams are on campus.


Letter grades will be assigned based on

  • 8 programming assignments
  • 8 quizzes
  • 2 midterm exams
  • 1 comprehensive final exam
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