COM 1770 Computer Science Seminar (Honors)

Course Description and Catalog Information
Course Information (links to past and current course materials)
Course Format
Course Coordinator
Textbooks and References
Course Goals
Prerequisites by Topic
Major Topics Covered in Course
Laboratory Projects

Course Description

Offers a capstone course for computer science honors students.  Exposes students to a variety of computer science topics of current interest and provides an opportunity to improve skills in presenting technical material.  Requires the student to prepare a one hour presentation of professional quality on a topic of interest in computer science.  Requires the student to write a paper on the same topic.

4 QH credit
Prerequisite: Computer science seniors in the honors program or permission of the instructor.

Course Information

Course is offered during the Spring quarter.

Course Format

This is a required course for  all honors seniors in BS CS and BA CS majors.

Course Coordinator

Professor Agnes Chan

Textbooks and References

Course Goals

The goal of this course is to provides students experiences in:
  • literature search and research for information on their own
  • oral presentations and answering questions on their feet
  • brainstorming and working in a team environment
  • identifying issues and solving problem

  • in the context of an application of computer science

    Prerequisites by Topic

    This course is intended for senior who participate in the honors program.

    Major Topics Covered in the Course

    Varies with each year, though communications skills are an integral part of the course each time it is offered.

    Laboratory projects

    Varies with each year.