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Computer Science (A.S.) from Mercer County Community College to Computer Science (B.S.) at Rider University

MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COURSE
Computer Science, A.S.
Credit RIDER UNIVERSITY COURSE/AREA SATISFIED
Computer Science, B.S. (120 Credits)
Credit
First Semester
CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication 3 COM 201 Communication Theory 0
COS 101 Introduction to Computer Science 4 CSC 110 Computer Science I 3
CSW 100 College Success & Personal Wellness 2 NOT TRANSFERRABLE 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 CMP 120 Expository Writing (Core) 3
MAT 151 Calculus I 4 MTH 210 Calculus I 3
  16   12
Second Semester
COS 102 Computer Science I (Algorithms & Prog.) 4 CSC 120 Computer Science II 4
ENG 102 English Composition II 3 CMP 125 Research Writing (Core) 3
MAT 152 Calculus II 4 MTH 211 Calculus II 3
Humanities General Education Elective 3 LAS Elective 3
Social Science General Education Elective Suggest:
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
3 SOC 101 Sociological Imagination (Core) 3/4
  17   16/17
Third Semester
COS 231 Fundamentals of Computer Architecture & Assembly Language 4 CSC 240 Operating Systems 3
MAT 251 Calculus III
OR
MAT 201 Probability & Statistics for Science/Eng.
4 MTH 212 Calculus III
OR
MTH 120 Intro to Applied Statistics
4
Science Elective 1 Suggest:
PHY 115 University Physics I
4 PHY 200 General Physics I (3)
PHY 200L General Physics I Lab (1)
4
General Education Elective 2 Suggest:
HIS 101 History of Western Civilization to 1648
3 HIS 150 World History to 1500 (Core) 3
  15   14
Fourth Semester
COS 204 Discrete Mathematical Structures 4 CSC 140 Discrete Structures 3
COS 210 Computer Science II – Data Structures 4 CSC 130 Data Structures & Algorithms 3
Program Elective 2 3/4 LAS Elective Ʊ 3/4
Science Elective 1 Suggest:
PHY 215 University Physics II
4 Science Elective Ʊ
PHY 201 General Physics II
PHY 201L General Physics II Lab
4
  15/16   13/14
TOTAL 63/64 TOTAL 56/60

FREE COURSE: Rider Course Option
Please select one course from the following list:
CSC-250-Software Security Engineering (3)
Rider pre-requisite CSC-140
Mercer pre-requisite COS-204
OR
CSC-340-Cybersecurity Essentials (3)
Rider pre-requisite CSC-130
Mercer pre-requisite COS-210

Rider Course Option:
Following completion of 30 credits and the Rider Intent to Enroll Form and while a student at Mercer; students have the option to take a free course at Rider that counts toward the Rider degree.
The selected course allows the student to experience first-hand the academic environment at Rider.
See Mercer or Rider Transfer Representatives. Contact information listed below.

Mercer County Community College Footnotes
1 Choose from PHY 101 and 102; PHY 115 and 215; BIO 101 and 102; CHE 101 and 102.
2 Select course from the following general education categories: Social Science, Humanities, Historical Perspective, Diversity and Global Perspective.
3 In consultation with an academic advisor, select from the course categories of COS, DMA, IST, or MAT.
† Some exemptions apply. Consult academic advisor for details

Rider University Footnotes
Ʊ Students have a number of options to fulfill this requirement; courses will be evaluated on an individual basis.
For transfer credit Mercer students must have a grade of “C” or better.
Students interested in the College of Continuing Studies should contact that division directly.


Requirements are subject to change. This Advising Guide is best used in consultation with an advisor.


COURSES REMAINING FOR A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AT RIDER UNIVERSITY*

Course Number Rider University Course Name or Core Area Credits Notes*
(if course can be taken at Mercer, indicate course number)
     
     
     
     
     
     

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Transfer Services
Mercer County Community College
609-570-3397
[email protected]

OR

Headshot of Jennifer Cook
Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admission
Ciambelli Hall

Fall 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Middlesex County College
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Brookdale Community College
Wednesday, October 2, 2019