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Online & Blended Course List

Summer 2018

Online & Blended courses are available to both Tufts and visiting students. Most courses are offered 100% online, with minimal or no on-campus requirements. Note, though, that some courses do require synchronous sessions, which is noted in the course description.

Online learning is a fantastic way to take a course and to experience a learning format that you might really enjoy. Courses are open 24x7 (and so is tech support!), so there are ample opportunities to interact and participate with your teacher and classmates.

Online learning is not for everyone though. Be sure you have the time, self-motivation, and discipline required to learn and keep up in this format. Online courses at Tufts Summer Session are subject to the same policies and procedures as summer face-to-face courses. Read more about online course policies.

Some online courses may have proctored midterm and final exams. For courses that have this requirement: If you are within 50 miles of Tufts University, you will be required to come to Medford, MA for your exam. If you are more than 50 miles away from Tufts, you may be responsible for finding your own proctor or taking your exam through a remote proctoring service. Read more about proctored exam policies for online courses.


Course Numbers:
        0001 - 0099: undergraduate credit only
        0100 - 0199: undergraduate or graduate
        0200 & Up: strictly graduate

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Title:   Algorithms (Online)      

Course Number:      COMP 0160A   
Room: Online

Course Description:

Introduction to the study of algorithms. Strategies such as divide-and-conquer, greedy methods, and dynamic programming. Graph algorithms, sorting, searching, integer arithmetic, hashing, and NP-complete problems.  It is recommended that you have completed a course in Data Structures (similar to COMP 0015 and Discrete Mathematics (similar to COMP 0061).  For more information, contact the instructor.  
 
 
  

Instructor: Gregory Aloupis           Instructor Website

Offered in: First session
Class Dates: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 to Friday, Jun 29, 2018
Day(s): Online           Online Session Times: Online
Credit Value: 4          Call Number:      50371                     
Status: Open

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Summer at Tufts offers something for everyone. Need more inspiration? Check out our full course list!