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Welcome to the Fall 2021 UofA cs110 course homepage. This is the first in a sequence of two introductory programming courses in the computer science department at the University of Arizona. This course requires no prior programming experience, but does require that you have taken College Algebra. We will be using python 3 in this course, and as a student, you will learn the basics of this language. By the end of the semester, you should be able to write complete, well-structured programs in python. For more information about the course and policies, see the course syllabus.


This course is scheduled as an in-person course, and the exact meeting time(s) are shown in the syllabus. If you will have an issue attending regularly due to a medical issue, please contact the Disability Resource Center. If you will have an issue attending regularly due to a travel / visa issue, please email If you have to miss a small number of individual classes here-and-there due to personal matters or minor medical issues, you can just contact the instructor.

Video content will be made available for those that have to miss a class.

Instructor and TAs

NOTE: Please use class time, office hours and/or the course Piazza page for all course related communications. Please avoid emailing the instructor directly unless you have a question only Ben can answer.

Course Resources and Information

Syllabus Course information, policies, grade breakdown, etc
Schedule Schedule of topics, exam dates, links to materials, holidays
Assignments Programming/Homework assignments, both big and small
Groups Information about student groups
Gittings Seating Map A map of where each group should sit

Getting Help

Office Hours Schedule Chat with the Instructor, TA, and classmates!
Online Tutoting Free tutoring provided by the CS department
Gradescope Used for submitting your assignments, prep problems, and exams
D2L Use D2L to take the video quizzes, access the e-book, and view your grades
Piazza Piazza will be the main hub for coursework, grade, and homework related questions!

Other Resources

Style Guide Rules to follow when coding
CodingBat and CodeSBS Websites for additional programming practice A graphics module for 110 PAs