CIS 41A - Python Programming

Course Description

This Python programming class is designed for programmers who have successfully completed at least one programming course in any language. The concepts covered are:

  • Python data types, including data structures
  • Expressions and built-in functions
  • Selection, repetition, and control constructs
  • User-defined functions and modular programming
  • Python modules and packages
  • User-defined classes and object oriented design
  • Exception handling
  • Regular expression
Prerequisites

  • CIS 40 or a programming class in any language
Textbook 
  • Python for Everyone, 2nd edition, by Horstmann and Necaise, ISBN: 978-1-119-95655-3 
    Swaroop C H.
Attendance

This is a hybrid course so there is an on-campus component and an on-line component

  • 4 hours lecture and lab per week on campus
  • lecture notes, forum discussions, and quizzes are on line
Evaluation

Letter grades are assigned based on:

  • 8 lab assignments
  • 4 quizzes
  • 2 midterm exams
  • 1 final exam
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