Montclair State “In the News:” Computer Science Transitions From Elective to Requirement (U.S. News & World Report)

Montclair State is part of a growing number of nontechnical schools requiring students to complete a computer science course in order to graduate. For most students, that course is Introduction for Computer Applications: Being Fluent with Information Technology. The course is designed to teach students majoring in subjects such as fashion, dance, or art history about network security, artificial intelligence, databases, and e-commerce, says Michael Oudshoorn, chairman of the computer science department at Montclair.

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