Programming Language

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Programming Language

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Computer Programming, Computer Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Programming experiences with at least two languages are required.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Objective
    The goal of this course is to introduce essential concepts in programming language design and implementation. Students will learn how to
    formally specify the meaning of programming language concepts and will have a deep, working understanding of them by defining small languages with essential features and implementing interpreters for the languages.

    Recommended pre-requisite, Level(qualification)
    Programming experiences with at least two languages are required.
    Also, students should be knowledgable on discrete mathematics and theory of computation.

    Textbook, Material
    Self-contained slides will be provided.
    A good reference is: Essential concepts of programming languages (third edition). Daniel P. Friedman and Mitchell Wand.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations