Introductory Courses

The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering will give you the tools to shape the technology of tomorrow.

No matter your area of interest, the Luddy School will teach you how to make an impact while pursuing your passion whether you’re interested in artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, healthcare, music, psychology, business, the environment, robotics, or just using technology to solve real-world problems.

Our degrees are designed to give you the foundation needed to understand the computing of today while also building the knowledge that will allow you to develop the next world-changing innovation. They’ll also give you the tools to thrive in a wide variety of high-paying jobs in almost any industry.

Ready to get started?

Take one of our intro courses to start your path to tomorrow.

In addition to meeting Luddy major and minor requirements, these courses also meeting general education requirements:

CSCI-C200 Introduction to Computers and Programming

CSCI-C211 Introduction to Computer Science

INFO-I101 Introduction to Informatics

INFO-I123 Data Fluency

ENGR-E101 Innovation and Design


Other introductory courses to explore include:

CSCI-C102 Great Ideas in Computing

SICE-Y100 Exploring Informatics and Computer Science (8 weeks)

INFO-I216 Humans, Animals, & Artificial Intelligence

INFO-I222 The Information Society

INFO-T100 Hackers, Coders, and Lawyers

INFO-T100 Social Media Manipulation