Courses

Below are the courses offered in the current semester, Spring 2021. All course descriptions are available in the SSU Catalog.

Course Descriptions

Current Courses

CS 101 - Computing Technology and You
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001 - 013) Tu 3:00PM - 4:50PM Online Glenn Carter
Lab Section 002
Tu 1:00PM - 2:50PM Online Glenn Carter
Lab Section 004
Tu 10:00AM - 11:50AM Online Glenn Carter
Lab Section 006
Tu 5:00PM - 6:50PM Online Glenn Carter
Lab Section 008
We 10:00AM - 11:50AM Online Glenn Carter
Lab Section 010
We 1:00PM - 2:50PM Online Glenn Carter
Lab Section 012
Th 1:00PM - 2:50PM Online Glenn Carter
Lab Section 014
Th 10:00AM - 11:50AM Online Glenn Carter

 

CS 115 - Programming 1
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001, 003) MoWe 9:30AM - 10:45AM Online (Bisynchronous) Nina Marhamati
Lab (Section 002)
Th 9:00AM - 11:50AM Online Shubbhi Taneja
Lab (Section 004)
Th 4:00PM - 6:40PM Face-to-face, Darwin 25 & 28 Nina Marhamati
Lecture (Section 005) MoWe 11:00AM - 12:15PM Hybrid (F2F / Online), Room TBD Nina Marhamati
Lab (Section 006)
Th 1:00PM - 3:50PM Face-to-face, Darwin 25 & 28 Nina Marhamati

 

CS 115W - Programming I Workshop
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Workshop (Section 001) Fr 4:00PM - 5:50PM Online Staff

 

CS 210 - Introduction to Unix
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lab (Section 001) Asynchronous Online Anamary Leal
Lab (Section 002) Asynchronous Online Staff

 

CS 215 - Programming 2
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001, 003) MoWe 9:30AM - 10:45AM Online Shubbhi Taneja
Lab (Section 002)
Th 1:00PM - 3:50PM Online Shubbhi Taneja
Lab (Section 004)
We 4:00PM - 6:50PM Online Shubbhi Taneja

 

CS 242 - Discrete Structures for Computer Science
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001) TuTh 10:00AM - 11:50AM Online Ying Lin
Lecture (Section 002) TuTh 1:00PM - 2:50PM Face-to-face, Salazar 1035 Tia Watts

 

CS 252 - Introduction to Computer Organization
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001, 003) MoWe 9:30AM - 10:45AM Online (Bisynchronous) Mark Gondree
Lab Section 002
Mo 1:00PM - 3:50PM Hybrid (Darwin 28 & 25) Mark Gondree
Lab Section 004
We 4:00PM - 6:50PM Hybrid (Darwin 28 & 25) Mark Gondree

Note From professor: Most labs will be online and asynchronous; select labs are face-to-face (but there will be alternatives for students to complete all work online, if desired).

 

CS 315 - Data Structures
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture Section 001 TuTh 9:30AM - 10:45AM Face-to-face, Modular Unit 17C-100 Ali Kooshesh
Lab Section 002
Tu 1:00PM - 3:50PM Face-to-face, Darwin 25 & 28 Ali Kooshesh
Lecture Section 003 TuTh 11:00AM - 12:15AM Face-to-face, Modular Unit 17B-100 Ali Kooshesh
Lab Section 004
We 4:00PM - 6:50PM Face-to-face, Darwin 24 Staff

 

CS 351 - Computer Architecture
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001) MoWe 1:00PM - 2:50PM Face-to-face, Ives Hall 24 Suzanne Rivoire
Lecture (Section 002) TuTh 3:00PM - 4:50PM Face-to-face, Salazar Hall 1033 Suzanne Rivoire

 

CS 355 - Database Management Systems Design
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001) TuTh 5:00PM - 6:50PM Online (Bisynchronous) Jonathon Thompson
Lecture (Section 002) TuTh 7:00PM - 8:50PM Online (Bisynchronous) Jonathon Thompson

 

CS 370 - Software Design and Development
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001) MoWe 8:00AM - 9:50AM Online (Bisynchronous) Sabidur Rahman
Lecture (Section 002) MoWe 10:00AM - 11:50AM Online (Bisynchronous) Sabidur Rahman

 

CS 375 - Computer Graphics
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 002) TuTh 11:00AM - 12:15PM Face-to-face, Salazar 1052 Tia Watts

Note From professor: Thursday labs are currently planned to be in-person, spread across 2 rooms (Darwin 25 and 28). Please contact me if you would like to take the course and will not be able to be on campus.

 

CS 385 - Human Computer Interaction
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001) MoWe 2:30PM - 3:45PM Online (Bisynchronous) A. Leal

 NoteFrom department: Unlike in the past, this course does not count as a Writing-Intensive Course (WIC) to fulfill the WEPT. Students will not be required to fulfill the GWAR (via WEPT or WIC) in order to graduate in Summer 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022.

 

CS 385 - Quantum Computing
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001) TuTh 1:00PM - 2:15PM Face-to-face, Salazar 1016 Suzanne Rivoire

Note From professor: Prereqs are logic design (C- or better in CS 252 or ES 210 or PHYS 313) and linear algebra (C- or better in MATH 222 or 241), or instructor consent. In particular, students who are willing to self-study basic linear algebra should contact the instructor to obtain instructor consent. No previous physics background is required.

 

CS 390 - Computer Science Colloquium
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001) We 12:00PM - 12:50PM Online B. Ravikumar

 

CS 391 - Computing Professions
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001) We 12:00PM - 12:50PM Face-to-face, Modular Unit 17B-101 Suzanne Rivoire

 

CS 415 - Algorithm Analysis
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001) MoWe 10:00AM - 11:50AM Face-to-face, Ives 34 Ali A. Kooshesh

 

CS 450 - Operating Systems
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001) TuTh 8:00AM - 9:50AM Online (Bisynchronous) Mark Gondree

 

CS 454 - Theory of Computation
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001) TuTh 3:00PM - 4:50PM Online B. Ravikumar

 

CS 460 - Programming Languages
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001) MoWe 3:00PM - 4:50PM Online Tia Watts

Note From professor: Currently this course is planned to be fully online — mostly synchronous with some asynchronous meetings.

 

CS 470 - Advanced Software Design Project
Class Section Meeting Times Location Faculty
Lecture (Section 001) MoWe 1:00PM - 2:15PM Online (Bisynchronous) Anamary Leal