MSU Billings Course Descriptions
COMP - Computer Sciences
COMP 100 Topics in Computer Programming
3 cr. R-9. Prerequisite: M 095 or equivalent. Introduces the logic and techniques of computer programming. Computer languages will vary; may be repeated for credit when different languages are offered. Possible topics include BASIC, LOGO or Introductory Pascal.
COMP 292 Seminar
V1-3 cr. Provides students an opportunity to investigate topics pertinent to the field of Computer Science.
COMP 293 Workshop
V1-8 cr. Provides an opportunity for experimental study in an area of Computer Science.
COMP 311 Digital Logic Design
3 cr. Prerequisite: CSCI 132. Corequisite: COMP 312. Covers number representation, fundamental codes, concepts of Boolean algebra, basic logic algorithms, arithmetic, logic units, and computer architecture.
COMP 312 Logic Design Lab
2 cr. Prerequisite: PHSX 205. Corequisite: COMP 311. Covers digital logic circuit design with software assistance. Hands-on experience in the design and construction of digital logic circuits. (Lab fee required.)
COMP 390 Practicum
1 cr. Prerequisite: CSCI 246. Provides practical experience in the administration of a desktop laboratory. Includes both hardware and software troubleshooting.
COMP 402 Artificial Intelligence
3 cr. Prerequisites: CSCI 246 and some programming experience. Covers data representation, production systems, search strategies, expert systems. Leads to competence with an AI language such as LISP.
COMP 491 Independent Study
V1-3 cr. Prerequisites: consent of instructor and department chairperson. Provides outstanding students an individual opportunity to explore material not covered by regular Computer Science courses.
COMP 492 Seminar
V1-3 cr. Prerequisite: Mathematics major or minor, or consent of instructor. Investigates intensively topics pertinent to the area of Computer Science.
COMP 493 Workshop
V1-3 cr. Provides an opportunity for experimental study in an area of Computer Science.