This course is a continuation of CSCI 161. It provides an introduction to the study of fundamental data structures and their associated algorithms. Students learn how to choose appropriate data structures and algorithms for particular problems. They learn about lists, stacks, queues, trees, sorting, searching, abstract data types, and object-oriented programming using an object-oriented programming language. A weekly laboratory is required.
Prerequisites: CSCI 161 with C- or higher grade, or permission of the instructor. Students with transfer credit for CSCI 261 may not take this course.