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List of recommended first year courses to take for Computer Science @ UoT (SG)?!

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Hello,

Can any of you guys taking Computer Science Program recommend me courses I should take for my first year at UoT SG? Also to note; I have 0 experience in programming.

Thanks
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@3000 wrote
Hello,

Can any of you guys taking Computer Science Program recommend me courses I should take for my first year at UoT SG? Also to note; I have 0 experience in programming.

Thanks



I heard cs is extremely hard course but useless because things change so fast
and ut drop cs students a lot in the 1st year, so i wouldn't recommend going to cs
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@maelong wrote

@3000 wrote
Hello,

Can any of you guys taking Computer Science Program recommend me courses I should take for my first year at UoT SG? Also to note; I have 0 experience in programming.

Thanks



I heard cs is extremely hard course but useless because things change so fast
and ut drop cs students a lot in the 1st year, so i wouldn't recommend going to cs



Not going to the program you want because its hard....
I dont find that CS changes fast.

@3000
I think there was a course list to choose from. Idk if it is like Waterloo
but there should be some Intro to CS course for people with 0 Experience.
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@maelong wrote

@3000 wrote
Hello,

Can any of you guys taking Computer Science Program recommend me courses I should take for my first year at UoT SG? Also to note; I have 0 experience in programming.

Thanks



I heard cs is extremely hard course but useless because things change so fast
and ut drop cs students a lot in the 1st year, so i wouldn't recommend going to cs

hat some people find hard maybe easy for someone else, so I'll stick to that mind set, though I appreciate your advice.
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@maelong wrote

@3000 wrote
Hello,

Can any of you guys taking Computer Science Program recommend me courses I should take for my first year at UoT SG? Also to note; I have 0 experience in programming.

Thanks



I heard cs is extremely hard course but useless because things change so fast
and ut drop cs students a lot in the 1st year, so i wouldn't recommend going to cs




...

Are you serious?
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Its a fast moving industry, for sure, but the fundamentals never change. C is still is use, relatively unchanged since it was first introduced decades ago. And it's not useless, though you do have to keep up with the industry, thats true of almost any profession.
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I'm going into Computer Science at UofT St George, here is a list of the mandatory courses for first year. This is right off of the UofT site, and off of the many presentations I've been to about UofT CS (I do alot of research >.<)

First year (2.5 FCEs):
1. (CSC108H1, CSC148H1)/CSC150H1, CSC165H1/CSC240H1; (MAT135H1, MAT136H1)/MAT137Y1/MAT157Y1

If you have 0 experience in programming, you're going to want to take CSC108H1 (Intro to Programming), and then CSC148H1 (Advanced Programming). Don't worry, the Advanced one is a term after the Intro one, they're not together.

CSC165H1 -> Mathematical Expression and Reasoning for Computer Science

The MAT courses are just Calculus courses.

You'll have academic advising sessions, where a counselor will help you determine which course is appropriate for your skill level and what yo want to do.

You'll have 2.5 mandatory credits to take, and then you have 2.5 credits free for electives in first year.

Hope this helped! :)
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