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Author Magel, Kenneth I. ♦ Austing, Richard H. ♦ Mathis, Robert ♦ Hoffmann, A. A.J. ♦ Engel, Gerald L. ♦ Berztiss, Alfs ♦ Hamblen, John W.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Master's programs ♦ Computer science curriculum ♦ Computer science courses ♦ Computer science graduate programs ♦ Computer science education
Abstract The ACM Committee on Curriculum in Computer Science has spent two years investigating master's degree programs in Computer Science. This report contains the conclusions of that effort. Recommendations are made concerning the form, entrance requirements, possible courses, staffing levels, intent, library resources, and computing resources required for an academic, professional, or specialized master's degree. These recommendations specify minimum requirements which should be met by any master's programs. The Committee believes that the details of a particular master's program should be determined and continually updated by the faculty involved. A single or a small number of model programs are not as appropriate at the graduate level as at the bachelor's level.
Description Affiliation: Christopher Newport College, Newport News, VA (Engel, Gerald L.) || Texas Christian Univ., Ft. Worth (Hoffmann, A. A.J.) || Univ. of Maryland, College Park (Austing, Richard H.) || Old Dominion Univ., Norfolk, VA (Mathis, Robert) || Univ. of Missouri, Rolla (Magel, Kenneth I.; Hamblen, John W.) || Univ. of Pittsburgh, PA (Berztiss, Alfs)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 24
Issue Number 3
Page Count 9
Starting Page 115
Ending Page 123


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Source: ACM Digital Library