Introduction to Computer Science

By: Harvard University
Free
Beginner, Intermediate,
Duration: 11 Weeks

Course Name: Harvard CS50: Introduction to Computer Science

An introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming.

This is CS50x, Harvard University’s introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming for majors and non-majors alike, with or without prior programming experience.

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Course ByInstructor
Harvard UniversityDavid J. Malan, Rob Bowden, Zamyla Chan, Doug Lloyd

Course Details

An entry-level course taught by David J. Malan, CS50x teaches students how to think algorithmically and solve problems efficiently. Topics include abstraction, algorithms, data structures, encapsulation, resource management, security, software engineering, and web development.

Languages include C, PHP, and JavaScript plus SQL, CSS, and HTML. Problem sets inspired by real-world domains of biology, cryptography, finance, forensics, and gaming.

As of Fall 2015, the on-campus version of CS50x, CS50, was Harvard’s largest course.



What you will learn?

  • A broad and robust understanding of computer science and programming
  • How to think algorithmically and solve programming problems efficiently
  • Concepts like abstraction, algorithms, data structures, encapsulation, resource management, security, software engineering, and web development
  • Familiarity in a number of languages, including C, PHP, and JavaScript plus SQL, CSS, and HTML
  • How to engage with a vibrant community of like-minded learners from all levels of experience
  • How to develop and present a final programming project to your peers

Other Details

Course Instructors

David J. Malan: Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science, Harvard University
Rob Bowden: Computer Science doctoral student, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Harvard University
Zamyla Chan: Chemistry and Chemical Biology doctoral candidate Harvard University
Doug Lloyd: Senior Preceptor in Computer Science, Harvard University

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