Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science

COMP 215: Object-Oriented Programming with Mathematics

Credit hours

3

Prerequisites

Math 132 or Math 162 or permission of Instructor

Description

This is an introductory programming course for students interested in mathematics and scientific computing. Students will program primarily in a general object-oriented language such as Python, with supplementary exercises in a computer algebra system. Examples will be drawn primarily from applications of calculus, elementary number theory, and cryptography.

Outcome: Students will learn basic scripting and object-oriented programming, with the goal of being able to solve mathematical and scientific problems.