ISMA 208: Prog. for Creative Practice

This course is intended for students with no prior exposure to computer programming, It is required for ISMA majors. Beginning with a discussion about how programming has evolved to its present form, students will gain an understanding of the various applications of computer programming and the flexibility it allows for going beyond commercially available software products. Emphasis will be placed on solving creative problems. Topics will include understanding computer architecture, basic programming constructs, a survey of languages and their applications, procedural vs. object-oriented programming, graphics programming, and an introduction to the Processing programming language and environment. The course will consist of lectures, studio work, and short assignments.

Priority is given to ISMA students in Year 2. Students outside of the registration priority group may register/waitlist for this course as of the registration rule release date.


First Year - Foundation Studies

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Fall 2015 ISMA-208-F001 Prog. for Creative Practice