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CDS 130: Computing for Scientists

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General Information

Credits: 3


Covers use of computers to solve practical scientific problems. Topics include creating effective scientific presentations, analysis of experimental data, online literature, data/information ethics, scientific modeling, and communication/collaboration tools. Designed to equip students with the knowledge and confidence they need to use future hardware and software systems both as students and throughout their scientific careers. Offered by Computational & Data Sciences. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Mason Core (All), Info Tech & Computing
Recommended Prerequisite: Passing score on the math placement test for MATH 113.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.