Programming Tools & Computer Science I

CSC 185 & 201, Spring 2013, Northern Virginia Community College

Homework 1: basic info



Jan 23, 11:59PM

To submit:

Send an email to me at with subject CSC 185/201 HW1 that contains your answers.


Please list the following:

  1. Name
  2. Major and/or planned major
  3. How much previous experience you have with computers: Ever used one? Used one at school? At work? Programmed one? If so, using what language? Used a spreadsheet? Used any scientific and/or data analysis applications?
  4. What is your prior experience with Java?
  5. Something you're interested in, academic or otherwise
  6. Why you're taking this course. Include at least one specific topic you'd like to cover, but the more the better. Even better would be examples of problems you've wanted to solve with a computer, but either couldn't, or the solution took longer than you thought it should.
  7. What you hope to learn from this course
  8. Any other concerns you have