Which course should I start with? CS8 or CS16?

If you are taking your first course in Computer Science at UCSB, you may be wondering whether you should start in:

So, there are some easy cases:

More nuanced cases are these:

If you are still not sure, you may need to talk with an adviser. Brand new students can do this during summer orientation sessions when they register for courses. Continuing students may visit the CS adviser in the main CS office on the 2nd floor of Harold Frank Hall.