Fundamentals of Computing Specialization

  • Course StartSelf-Paced
  • Course Duration26 weeks
  • Workload5 hours per week
  • Credit OfferedCertificate Available
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Learn sophisticated programming skills in Python from the ground up and apply these skills in building more than 20 fun projects.

Specialization Description

This specialization covers much of the material that first-year Computer Science students take at Rice University. Students learn sophisticated programming skills in Python from the ground up and apply these skills in building more than 20 fun projects.

The specialization concludes with a Capstone exam that allows the students to demonstrate the range of knowledge that they have acquired in the Specialization.

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Contact

Any questions? Please e-mail RiceOnline@rice.edu.

Professor Information

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Dr. Joe Warren

Joe Warren is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Rice University. His main area of research interest is computer graphics and geometric modeling, where he has published extensively. He is the author of the book Subdivision Methods for Geometric Design. He also has a love for computer gaming, both playing games and […]

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Dr. Scott Rixner

Scott Rixner is a Professor of Computer Science at Rice University. His research spans virtualization, operating systems, and computer architecture, with a specific focus on memory systems and networking. He is well versed in the internals of the Python programming language, as he has developed Python interpreters for both embedded systems and web browsers. He […]

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Dr. Luay Nakhleh

Luay Nakhleh received a BSc degree in Computer Science from the Technion (Israel) in 1996, a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University in 1998, and a PhD degree in Computer Science from UT Austin in May 2004 (Advisor: Prof. Tandy Warnow). While at UT Austin, he received the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, […]

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