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Introduction to Computer Science 2

We are no longer admitting high school students to the 2018 Summer Session. Visiting undergraduate students are welcome to apply.

This course provides an introduction to computer programming and  computer science in the C programming language.  Topics include control structures, function definition, iteration and recursion, pointers, memory layout and management, and data structure design.  CMSC 15200 is a suitable second course for students who have just taken CMSC 15100 in the summer.  However, and only in the summer, CMSC 15200 can be taken as a standalone introduction to computer science, for students in any area who require related skills for their own work (projects, theses, etc.).  This course meets the general education requirement in the mathematical sciences.

Course Code

CMSC 15200




High School Students
UChicago Undergraduates
Visiting Undergraduates


Computer Science

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Primary Instructor

Xi Liang


Session III

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  • Students who apply will be admitted using rolling admission and require a $50 application fee. 
  • The Summer Session application deadline is May 1, 2018. Students may apply after this deadline, but will be required to pay an additional $100 rush processing fee.
  • International students who will require a visa to attend, applications will be considered no later than April 9 in order to allow enough time to complete the visa application process.
  • Rolling admissions: courses fill quickly, so submit your complete application as soon as possible.

Additional Details

  • CMSC 15100 or some programming experience is recommended but not required.

Cost & Aid

Tuition is $4,400 per course. (Full-time registration is two courses taken during the same session.)
Additional fees apply; housing and dining costs not included.

Complete Cost & Aid Information (including housing and other fees) for high school students can be found here.
Complete Cost & Aid Information (including housing and other fees) for undergraduates can be found here.