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  Nov 23, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science Track, Computer Science and Technologies AA


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This degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year degree program in computer science, or for students in mathematics, science, or technical areas who wish to acquire skills in computer software development for scientific and technical applications. The courses in the program provide an academic core of the theoretical concepts of computer science combined with the fundamentals of structured design and development techniques for computer programming.

Because of the academic level of this track, students are expected to demonstrate college-level skills in English, mathematics, and elementary programming.

Not all CMSC courses transfer to all institutions. Please consult an advisor or the transfer institution before selecting elective courses.

General Education Course Selections


Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence


All students should review consult an advisor.

First Semester


Second Semester


Third Semester


  • CMSC 204 - Computer Science II 4 semester hours
  • Humanities distribution 3 semester hours (HUMD)
  • Natural sciences distribution with lab 4 semester hours (NSLD)
  • Elective 3 semester hours

Fourth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A  ,  if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or otherwise any program elective (CMSC Courses) or MATH 282  or MATH 284 . Please consult an advisor or transfer institution for assistance with course selection.

** Behavioral and Social Science Distribution (BSSD) courses must come from different disciplines.

Program elective courses are any CMSC courses or MATH 282 or MATH 284.  See department adviser for elective or equivalent course substitution if appropriate. Not all CMSC courses transfer to all institutions. Please consult an advisor or the transfer institution before selecting program elective courses.

  Please consult an advisor or the transfer institution before selecting general education institutional requirements (GEIR).

 

 

 

Program Outline / Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements


Foundation Courses


Distribution Courses


  • Arts distribution 3 semester hours  (ARTD)
  • Behavioral and social sciences distribution 3 semester hours (BSSD) **
  • Behavioral and social sciences distribution 3 semester hours (BSSD) **
  • Humanities distribution 3 semester hours (HUMD)
  • Natural science distribution with lab 4 semester hours (NSLD)
  • Natural sciences distribution 3 semester hours (NSND)

General Education Institutional Requirements


Program Requirements


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A  ,  if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or otherwise any program elective (CMSC Courses) or MATH 282  or MATH 284 . Please consult an advisor or transfer institution for assistance with course selection.

** Behavioral and Social Science Distribution (BSSD) courses must come from different disciplines.

Program elective courses are any CMSC courses or MATH 282 or MATH 284.  See department adviser for elective or equivalent course substitution if appropriate. Not all CMSC courses transfer to all institutions. Please consult an advisor or the transfer institution before selecting program elective courses.

  Please consult an advisor or the transfer institution before selecting general education institutional requirements (GEIR).

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Apply logical skills and mathematical concepts to analyze, design and implement computer algorithms and programs.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in a high level programming language.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in current design techniques, I.e. Object Oriented Design

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