December 15, 2015 Kenneth Colangelo

Computer Science/Mathematics (Honors)

Intellectually motivated students planning on pursuing a bachelor’s degree with the intention of going into the Computer Science field or becoming a high school mathematics teacher would be interested in this program. Under the provisions of an approved articulation agreement with Central Connecticut State University, Tunxis Community College graduates of this program with a grade point average of 2.7 or better may enter Central Connecticut State University’s School of Arts and Sciences at the junior level and apply their credits toward a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Teaching Certification, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Honors, or a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Alternative Program. The agreement is subject to space availability and completion of the required Central Connecticut State University admission process.

Program Coordinator: Mahendra Shah

First Semester
Course #TitleCredits
ENG*101 Composition (a) 3
MAT*186 Precalculus (a) 4
  Directed Elective (b) 3
  Humanities Elective (d) 3
CSC*213 Object Oriented Programming Using C++ (a) 3
Second Semester
CSC*214 Advanced C++ Programming (a) 3
ENG*293 Survey of Literary Genres (a) 3
MAT*254 Calculus I (a) 4
  Directed Elective (b) 3
  Social Science Elective (from ANT*, ECN*, GEO*, POL*, PSY*, SOC*) 3
Third Semester
CSC*220 Object Oriented Programming Using JAVA (a) 3
MAT*256 Calculus II (a) 4
  Directed Elective (b) 3
  Humanities Elective (d) 3
Select one of the following courses:
CHE*121 General Chemistry I (a) or  
PHY*221 Calculus-Based Physics I (a) 4
Fourth Semester
CSC*221 Advanced Java Programming I (a) 3
MAT*268 Calculus III: Multivariable (a) 4
  Fine Arts Elective (from ART*, COM*154, COM*167, DGA*, GRA*, NMC*, MUS*, THR*) 3
Select one of the following courses:
CHE*122 General Chemistry II (a) or  
PHY*222 Calculus-Based Physics II (a) 4

(a) Prerequisite and/or co-requisite required.
(b) To be selected in consultation with faculty advisor based on student’s program of study.
(d) To be selected from courses in ANT*, ART*, CHI*, COM*, ENG*, ESL*143 or above, FRE*, HIS*, ITA*, LAT*, LAW*, LIN*,
MUS*, NMC*, PHL*, PLH*, POL*, Religious Studies, RUS*, SPA*, and THR*.

Computer Science/Mathematics (Honors – A.S. Degree) Program Abilities:
Upon successful completion of all courses in the program, students will be able to:
1. design high-quality, object-oriented software
2. identify and understand the function of stacks, and queues and linked files
3. develop and implement multithreaded software
4. utilize hashing algorithms
5. utilize differentiation and partial differential techniques
6. solve problems using multiple integrations
7. apply Green’s theorem and Stoke’s theorem
8. identify and utilize vector valued functions.

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