Computer Science 201
Department of Computer Science
The University of Tennessee at Martin
This web page constitutes my official CSCI 201 Course Syllabus,and was last modified (excluding calendar edits and announcements) on February 19, 2015. If you wish to have a printed copy of this syllabus, please print from your web browser. I reserve the right to modify my class policies at any time, and to make exceptions on a case-by-case basis. If there are any discrepancies between this syllabus and campus/college/departmental policy, the higher authority takes precedence, of course.
Description: Concepts of computer systems and procedures including software applications, input and output, data storage, communications and networks, Internet and World Wide Web, and operating systems and system software. Emphasis on using integrated software tools on the microcomputer which include word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation graphics, communications, web browsers, electronic mail, personal information management, and multimedia authoring. Credit does not apply to computer science minor requirements.
Credit Hours: 3
Pre or Co-Requisites: None.
Textbook and Materials:
SAM 2013 (online resource), with text New Perspectives on Microsoft Office 2013, First Course (Shaffer/Carey/Parsons/Oja/Finnegan).
See bookstore to purchase an access code and e-book.
Electronic bundle: ISBN 9781285734255: SAM 2013 and e-book
Alternative printed bundle: ISBN 9781285725918: printed text w/SAM 2013
General Course Objectives, Student Outcomes:
The student will:
I will cover topics in an order that I progressively determine for each class.
You can view the Calendar below to see the coverage of topics in prior semesters.
"Any student eligible for and requesting academic accommodations due to a
disability is requested to provide a letter of accommodation from P.A.C.E. or
Student Academic Support Center within the first two weeks of the semester."
Policies (Grading, etc)
1 mid-term test (fill-in-the-blank, 100 points)
1 final exam (comprehensive, fill-in-the-blank, 200 points)
Attendance is required for tests. No exemption from exam.
Submit via Blackboard (50 points each): UPC Bar Code, Security Video Summary, PPT Videos Summary
Submit via SAM 2013 (100 points each): Word #1,2, Excel #1,2,3, PowerPoint #1, Access #1,2
Note: Access #3 was removed due to a week of no classes in February
Assignments may be re-submitted up to the maximum allowable attempts, up to the due date/time. Highest attempt counts.
All assignments are due by the last class day of the semester. You are encouraged to complete them within a week of being assigned.
Late assignments are not accepted.
(731) 881-7890 (Office of Information Technology Services)
102 Crisp Hall (Computer Center)
Work Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Scheduling of appointments is highly recommended.
"Any student eligible for and requesting academic accommodations due to a disability is requested to provide a letter of accommodation from P.A.C.E. or Student Academic Support Center within the first two weeks of the semester."