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  • This is the course web page for CPSC 301 in winter term 2 (spring) of 2013-2014.
    • The official title of the course is CPSC 301: Computing in the Life Sciences.
    • This course is intended as an introduction to computational thinking for non-majors.  No prior computing background is required.
    • Students who have taken a college level course in computer science (with the exception of CPSC 101 or equivalent) cannot receive credit for CPSC 301.
    • For more details on course topics, see the Course Overview.
  • This course is offered by the Department of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia.

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  • Final Exam Viewing I have created a doodle poll for those who wish to view their final exam during the next week (May 12-15).  For privacy reasons, only one student can sign ...
    Posted May 11, 2014, 3:49 PM by Ian Mitchell
  • Final Grades Posted Final grades for the course were posted last night.  The results were impressive: average 80.6% median 84.4% std. dev. 16.1%All final exams with a failing grade ...
    Posted May 6, 2014, 3:38 PM by Ian Mitchell
  • Final Exam Results The final exam has been graded, and the results are very impressive!  Without any scaling: median 79% mean 74% std dev 18%For those who would like a more in ...
    Posted May 3, 2014, 3:35 PM by Ian Mitchell
  • Final Exam Cheatsheet A list of Some Potentially Useful Python Functions, Methods and Syntax will be included with your exam.  Note that this list is more comprehensive than those from the midterms, since ...
    Posted Apr 21, 2014, 10:58 PM by Ian Mitchell
  • Midterm Exam Solutions I have posted solution sets for both midterms to a folder on Connect.
    Posted Apr 10, 2014, 10:30 PM by Ian Mitchell
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