Programming Fundamentals

Programming Fundamentals

Credential
Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Beginner

English

4 weeks

Variable

Overview

Programming is an increasingly important skill, whether you aspire to a career in software development, or in other fields. This course is the first in the specialization Introduction to Programming in C, but its lessons extend to any language you might want to learn. This is because programming is fundamentally about figuring out how to solve a class of problems and writing the algorithm, a clear set of steps to solve any problem in its class.

This course will introduce you to a powerful problem-solving process—the Seven Steps—which you can use to solve any programming problem. In this course, you will learn how to develop an algorithm, then progress to reading code and understanding how programming concepts relate to algorithms.

  This course is for learners who have an interest in learning how to program, for people with no programming experience or for people with some experience who would like to gain solid fundamentals and a deeper understanding of how to program effectively.

Instructors

Drew Hilton
Drew Hilton

Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Genevieve Lipp
Genevieve Lipp

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Anne Bracy

Senior Lecturer

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