CS 1800 Discrete Structures

Introduction to logical forms, arguments, predicates, and quantified statements; methods of proof; elementary number theory; counting; sequences; sets; functions; relations; graphs; and Boolean algebra in the context of computer science.

Course details

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UNI students: CS 1130, CS 1160 or CS 1510
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area: 

Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Natural Sciences and Mathematics distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.


Rosen, K. H. Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications. 2007/6th edition. McGraw-Hill College. 978-0-07-288008-3

Grossman, J. Student's Solution Guide to accompany Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications. 2007/6th edition. McGraw-Hill. 978-0-07-310779-0

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Course delivery

This course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.


Mark Fienup

Enrollment information

Tuition: $233/unit, plus non-refundable enrollment fee of $10 and technology fee of $38 for online courses

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Guided Independent Study
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