4210.01 Course Overview

Semester: Fall 2019
Course Title: CBIS 4210 – Python
Instructor: Bryan Marshall
Email: bryan.marshall@gcsu.edu
Student Hours: 9:00 – 11:00 am AND 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Office: ATK 306

Course Description

Prerequisite: CBIS 3210. This course uses the Python programming language to teach programming concepts and problem-solving skills, with assuming any previous programming experience. Students learn how to design the logic of programs
then implement those programs using Python.

Course Outcomes
Students should be able to:
1. apply programming to everyday life to solve problems.
2. see the value in learning programming and how it can help business.
3. approach a problem systematically, breaking down the required parts and building a working application.
4. become more confident in their programming skills and what programs can do.
5. understand basic key terms like variables, constants, functions, and loops.

Grading (1000 pts)
A 900 – 1000 pts
B 800 – 899 pts
C 700 – 799 pts
D 600 – 699 pts
F Less than 599

Annotated Notebook 100 points (13% of grade) — 10 chapters – 13 pts each
MyProgrammingLab 200 points (20% of grade) — 10 chapters – 20 pts each
Homework Assignments 270 points (27% of grade) — 9 assignments – 30 pts each
Midterm Exam 200 points (20% of grade)
Final Exam 200 points (20% of grade)

Required Textbooks
Starting Out with Python (4th Edition) by Tony Gaddis – 9780134543666 
You need to buy it WITH MyProgrammingLab

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