INFO I101 Introduction to Informatics and Computing is an exciting class that gives students a hands-on approach to understanding and using technology. This course teaches basic concepts in the field of Informatics and Computer Science, focusing in particular on subjects that will prepare students for more advanced coursework with the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering.
Specific lecture topics taught include problem solving techniques, information theory, career panels, and research areas within the School. A lab component teaches basic technology skills in the areas of web design, media computation, and a basic introduction to programming.
Lecture and laboratory work together to prepare students by providing a basic foundation and general knowledge within the realm of informatics and computer science.
INFO I101 also counts as a GenEd Natural and Mathematical Sciences Requirement.