6.00 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming


Class Info

Introduction to computer science and programming for students with little or no programming experience. Students learn how to program and how to use computational techniques to solve problems. Topics include software design, algorithms, data analysis, and simulation techniques. Assignments are done using the Python programming language. Meets with 6.0001 first half of term and 6.0002 second half of term. Credit cannot also be received for 6.0001 or 6.0002. Final given during final exam week.

This class has no prerequisites.

6.00 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by J. V. Guttag.

Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 26-100.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 6.00 was rated 5.3 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Introduction to Computer Science and Programming site or on the 6.00 Stellar site.

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