Introduction to Data Structures and Intermediate Programming

Course #CS3021

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This second course in the programming practices sequence builds upon the topics covered in CS2020. The first objective of the course is the teaching of data structures and abstract data types. The second objective is the teaching of object-oriented programming concepts such as inheritance and polymorphism. Topics covered include recursion, file input and output, dynamic memory allocation, lists, binary search trees, balanced binary search trees, and hashing techniques. C++ is used in the course.


  • CS2020
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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  09 Oct 2023

    Columbus Day (holiday)

  •  24 Oct 2023

    Shift day: treat as Friday class schedule

  •  10 Nov 2023

    Veteran's Day (holiday)

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