Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Oct 19, 2019  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog
[Add to Favorites]

CMSC 110 - Computer Concepts


Study of programming language hierarchy, elements of a software system, and program implementation. Exposure to hardware concepts including number systems, data representation, central processor, storage, input/output, and system configurations. An introduction to the scope, significance, history, and social implications of data processing. There is no detailed study or implementation of any specific programming language. Assessment Level(s): ELAI 990  or ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , MATH 050 , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly CS 110.

3 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 045  without appropriate Math assessment score.

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Describe computer systems and their functions.
  • Define various types of software, including operating system, utility programs, and application software.
  • Use the data representation, operating systems, and utility programs.
  • Use number systems and convert from one number system to another.
  • Identify and compare several programming languages currently in use.
  • Use the Internet as a tool for research, for identifying and verifying information.
  • Use business applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software and database.
  • Differentiate among various types of computer careers, certifications, and job responsibilities.
  • Describe the scope, significance and history of computing.
  • Describe social implications of computing, including computer security, ethics and privacy issues.


Click here for the Fall 2019 Class Schedule

Click here for the Extended Winter 2020 Class Schedule

Click here for the Winter 2020 Class Schedule

Click here for the Spring 2020 Class Schedule




[Add to Favorites]