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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Business & Computer Systems - Programs of Study

Computer Science 
A.A. Degree (Transfer) 
Application Code 33 
For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH 239—443-518-1520.
   
The growing emphasis on technology has increased the demand for programmers in a diverse range of application and systems development environments. This curriculum prepares students for programming in environments such as engineering, scientific employment, government, and education. The computer science program emphasizes algorithm/modular design, structured programming techniques, program debugging and structured walkthrough skills, and group interaction.  This curriculum has been designed to fit with similar programs at Towson University and the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC).
   
GENERAL EDUCATION CORECredits
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s
total of general education and required courses must equal
at least 60 semester hours of credit.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts & 
 Literature1Humanities Core Course (see p. 64)
 Arts Core Course (see p. 64)
 Literature Core Course (see p. 63)9-11
Social Sciences2Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Courses
 (see p. 65)6
ScienceCHEM-101 General Inorganic Chemistry I  4
 CHEM-102 General Inorganic Chemistry II4
MathematicsMATH-181 Calculus I4
InterdisciplinaryInterdisciplinary and Emerging Issues Core
 Course (see p. 66)1-3
   
REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJOR
CMSY-141Computer Science I4
CMSY-171Computer Science II4
MATH-182Calculus II4
MATH-220Discrete Structures3
MATH-250Linear Algebra4
SPCH-105Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
Arts and SciencesArts and Sciences Elective (see p. 65)3
ScienceBIOL-101 General Biology I 
 OR 
 PHYS-110 General Physics I4
  60-64
   
   
1 One Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Arts Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus another Humanities, Arts, and Literature Core (3 credits) in a second discipline other than a world language satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.
2 One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.
   

hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST