Introduction to Programming – CSIS 111

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 09/05/2023

Course Description

Introduction to structured programming and algorithms with an object-oriented language. Topics include input/output, flow of control, functions, and an introduction to software engineering. Programming assignments are required. 

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


This course provides an introduction to basic computer programming concepts using the C++ language. It also provides a foundation for learning additional aspects of C++ and other languages by teaching problem-solving techniques and a design methodology in addition to the specifics of C++.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussions (2)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to create a thread in response to the provided prompt. Each thread must be at least 300 words and demonstrate course-related and biblical knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to at least 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be at least 250 words. For each thread and both replies, you must have at least 1 citation in current APA format.

Programming Assignments (8)

Using Visual Studio Express 2017, the student must complete 8 C++ Programming Assignments that will give him or her an opportunity to demonstrate mastery of the lessons learned during the assigned Module: Week. Because the programming assignments become progressively more challenging, specific assignment points will differ.

Quizzes (4)

Each quiz will cover the Learn material for the Module: Week in which it is assigned as well as the preceding Module: Week. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain up to 75 multiple-choice and true/false questions, and have a time limit of 2 hours.