CSC 100

Elementary Computing

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-1-0

An introduction to computing for the nonspecialist. Topics covered include the basic structure of a digital computer system; applications of computers in the home, office and industry; and implications of computers for society. Hands-on experience with a microcomputer and the use of some practical software packages are given.


  • Not open for credit to students registered in or with credit in any of CSC 105, CSC 106, CSC 110, CSC 111, CSC 212, HINF 130, HINF 171, HINF 172.
  • Normally not open to students with credit in ICT 11 Applied Digital Communications or ICT 11 Computer Programming or equivalent.
  • Designed for a general university audience; students considering a Major in Computer Science should enrol in CSC 106 or CSC 110 rather than CSC 100.

Undergraduate course in Computer Science offered by the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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