May 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
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CS 260 - Data Structures 1

4 Credit(s)

This course is intended primarily for students seriously interested in computer science. Students will demonstrate the usage of advanced data structures, including linked-lists and tree structures using pointers, and advanced structure programming methods through a variety of programming projects.

Prerequisite: CS 162C  or CS 162P  or CS 162N  or CS 233C  or CS 233N  or CS 233P  AND (MTH 111  or MTH 112  or MTH 231  or MTH 241  or MTH 251 ) or instructor consent
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to: 
1. Define and implement data structures including stacks, queues, linked lists, trees, hash tables, and graphs
2. Program recursively and define how recursion works
3. Measure and analyze algorithms for efficiency considerations
4. Define and implement multiple search and sort algorithms
5. Select the appropriate data structure and algorithm for a given problem



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