# TOURO MCO 241 - Syllabus (2 pages)

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## Syllabus

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Touro College
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Mco 241 - Mathematics for Computer Science Majors

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TOURO COLLEGE COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT Course Number MCO 241 Course Name MATH for COMPUTER SCINCE MAJORS Prerequisite GSM 130 132 Credits Hours 3 Developer Instructor Dr Leonid Srubshchik COURSE DESCRIPTION This course provides an introduction to discrete mathematics i e certain mathematical topics related to the computer and information sciences The binary number system computer codes and computer arithmetic set and relations Boolean algebra and logic circuits graph theory and finite automata vectors matrix and linear systems will be covered COURSE OBJECTIVES Learn How number systems work Understand Computer Arithmetic and Computer Codes Learn and use the ideas in Formal Logic Learn Sets and Relations Learn elements of Boolean Algebra and Computer Logic Describe and use Vectors Matrices and Subscripted Variables Learn Gaussian Elimination Method for System of Linear Equations Learn elements of Combinatorial Analysis Understand Graphs Rooted Trees and Directed Graphs Understand Turing Machines and Finite Automata ENTRANCE COMPETENCIES In order to be successful in this course the student is expected to a Have knowledge of Elementary Algebra and Pre Calculus b Try reading with pencil and paper at hand c Analyze the examples and practice problems d Be ready to learn many new terms and ideas e Be sure to understand all the terminology used in the problems play with some ideas solve a lot of problems and exercises f Be perseverance EXIT COMPETENCIES Upon completion student will be introduced to many computer sciences and the power of mathematical notations He will develop logical thinking understand the usefulness of abstractions and demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts in computer mathematics and use them for solving problems COURSE REQUIREMENTS Class Exercises In class Exams 1 and 2 during semester Homework Assignments Final Test Students must complete homework assignments Students must take all in class exams and final test COURSE TEXT S Title SCHAUM S

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