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  • Regulations for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Computing and Networking and Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing and Networking
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    1. General
    1.1
    These regulations are made under paragraphs 1 to 4 of the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees.
    1.2
    In these regulations definitions shall apply as in the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees and in the Interpretation Section of the Academic Rules and Regulations.
       
    2.
    Entry Requirements
    2.1 To enter the Bachelor of Science in Computing and Networking programme through Pathway 1 or the Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing and Networking through Pathway 1, a student shall normally possess a recognized Associate Degree or Higher Diploma (or equivalent) in a directly computing related area from a local tertiary institution recognized by the University.
       
    3.
    Bachelor of Science in Computing and Networking (BSCCN)
    3.1 To be eligible for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Science in Computing and Networking, a student shall:
      3.1.1 comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
      3.1.2 comply with the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees; and
      3.1.3 obtain at least 120 credits of which no more than 40 credits shall be obtained at Foundation level; and
      3.1.4 obtain at least 100 credits in courses prescribed by the regulations as appropriate to the degree for which notice has been given, including at least 20 credits in courses at Higher level.
      3.1.5 successfully complete the prescribed programme of studies.
    3.2 For the degree of Bachelor of Science in Computing and Networking, the University has prescribed that a student must:
      3.2.1 successfully complete 20 credits from courses at Foundation level (labelled FD in Table 1), where MATH S121 is compulsory; and
      3.2.2 successfully complete 60 credits from courses labelled CD in Table 1; and
      3.2.3 obtain 10 credits from courses labelled D1 in Table 1; and
      3.2.4 obtain 10 credits from courses labelled D2 in Table 1; and
      3.2.5 successfully complete additional courses, as necessary, from any Foundation, Middle or Higher level courses offered by the University, provided that, of the total 120 credits, no more than 40 are gained at Foundation level.
         
         
    4.
    Bachelor of Science in Computing and Networking (through Pathway 1) (BSCCN1)
    4.1 To be eligible for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Science in Computing and Networking, a student who entered the programme through Pathway 1 shall:
      4.1.1 comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
      4.1.2 comply with the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees; and
      4.1.3 obtain at least 40 credits in courses prescribed by the regulations as appropriate to the degree for which notice has been given.
    4.2 For the degree of Bachelor of Science in Computing and Networking, the University has prescribed that a student who entered the programme through Pathway 1 must:
      4.2.1 successfully complete 20 credits from courses labelled CD in Table 1 of which at least 10 credits must be at Higher level; and
      4.2.2 obtain 10 credits from courses labelled D1 in Table 1; and
      4.2.3 obtain 10 credits from Higher level courses labelled D2 in Table 1.
         
    5.
    Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing and Networking (BSCHCN)
    5.1 To be eligible for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing and Networking, a student shall:
      5.1.1 comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
      5.1.2 comply with the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees; and
      5.1.3 obtain at least 160 credits of which no more than 40 credits shall be obtained at Foundation level; and
      5.1.4 obtain at least 40 credits in courses at Higher level; and
      5.1.5 successfully complete the prescribed programme of studies.
    5.2 For the degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing and Networking, the University has prescribed that a student must:
      5.2.1 successfully complete 20 credits from courses at Foundation level (labelled FH in Table 1), where MATH S121 is compulsory; and
      5.2.2 successfully complete 80 credits from all compulsory courses (labelled CH in Table 1); and
      5.2.3 successfully complete 40 credits from elective courses labelled ED with either one or both of COMP S411 and COMP S450; and
      5.2.4 successfully complete 20 more credits from any Foundation, Middle, or Higher level courses offered by the University, as necessary, provided that, of the total 160 credits, no more than 40 are gained at Foundation level.
         
    6.
    Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing and Networking (through Pathway 1) (BSCHCN1)
    6.1 To be eligible for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing and Networking, a student who entered the programme through Pathway 1 shall:
      6.1.1 comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
      6.1.2 comply with the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees; and
      6.1.3 successfully complete the prescribed programme of studies.
    6.2 For the degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing and Networking, the University has prescribed that a student who entered the programme through Pathway 1 must:
      6.2.1 successfully complete 40 credits from Higher level courses labelled CH in Table 1; and
      6.2.2 obtain 10 credits from COMP S411 or COMP S450 in Table 1; and
      6.2.3 obtain 30 credits from courses labelled ED or Middle level courses labelled CH in Table 1.
         
    7. Each degree with Honours shall be conferred with a classification of First Class, Second Class (Upper Division), Second Class (Lower Division) or Third Class save that exceptionally a degree may be conferred without classification.
    8. Subject to the requirements of the relevant programme of study, each person on whom an Honours degree is to be conferred shall be assigned to a classification determined by the University according to its regulations.
    9. For the calculation of scores for classification purposes in the degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing and Networking, the University has deemed that "Group (a)" shall consist of the best 20 credits in courses labelled CH in Table 1 at Higher level plus the best 20 credits in courses at Higher level listed in Table 1, and that "Group (b)" shall consist of the best 40 credits in courses at Higher or Middle level listed in Table 1, where such credits are not taken into account in "Group (a)". Further, that "X" shall equal two, that is "Group (a)" shall be weighted at twice the value of "Group (b)". (Refer to the paragraphs on Classification of the Degree with Honours of the Regulations for the Award of Undergraduate Degrees.)

    Table 1

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Credits

    BSCCN

    BSCHCN

    Honours
    Classification Group

    Foundation level

    BUS B100 1,7,9

    Business Communication

    5

    FD

    FH

    --

    BUS B103 1,9

    English and Communications for Business I

    5

    FD

    FH

    --

    IT E150 1

    Information Technology for Learning

    5

    FD

    FH

    --

    IT E150C 1

    Information Technology for Learning

    5

    FD

    FH

    --

    IT L150 1,7

    Foundations in Microcomputing and WWW

    5

    FD

    FH

    --

    IT S123

    Introduction to Internet Services and Applications

    10

    FD

    FH

    --

    MATH S121 1,2

    A Foundation in Pure Mathematics

    10

    FD

    FH

    --

    Middle level

    COMP S201 1 Computing Fundamentals with Java

    10

    CD

    CH

    b

    COMP S210 1,7

    Computing Fundamentals

    10

    CD

    CH

    b

    COMP S258

    Computer Programming and Problem Solving

    10

    CD

    CH

    b

    COMP S260 1

    Computer Architecture and Operating Systems

    10

    CD

    CH

    b

    ELEC S212

    Network Programming and Design

    10

    CD

    CH

    b

    COMP S211 7

    Object Oriented Technology

    10

    D2

    ED

    b

    COMP S269 1,3,7

    Commercial Information Systems and Programming

    10

    D2

    ED

    b

    ELEC S224 1,11

    Computers and Processors

    10

    D2

    ED

    b

    ENGG S238 1,7,10

    Quality and Reliability

    10

    D2

    ED

    b

    Higher level

    COMP S356 1

    Software Engineering and Project Management

    10

    CD

    CH

    a6 or b

    ELEC S312 1,7,8

    Networking and Switching Technology

    10

    CD

    CH

    a6 or b

    ELEC S332 1,8

    Computer Networks

    10

    CD

    CH

    a6 or b

    COMP S311 1

    Java Application Development and Programming Languages

    10

    D1

    CH

    a6 or b

    COMP S358 1,4,7

    Relational Databases

    10

    D1

    CH

    a6 or b

    COMP S359 1,4

    Relational Databases: Theory and Practice

    10

    D1

    CH

    a6 or b

    BIS B322 1

    Networking Applications and Electronic Commerce

    10

    D2

    ED

    a or b

    BIS B422

    Advanced Electronic Commerce

    10

    D2

    ED

    a or b

    COMP S368

    Networks and Distributed Systems

    10

    D2

    ED

    a or b

    COMP S411

    Advanced Topics in Computing: Digital Multimedia and Mobile Game Development

    10

    D2

    ED

    a or b

    SCI S319 1,7,10

    Quality Management for Science and Technology

    5

    D2

    ED

    a or b
    SCI S409 1,7,10

    Safety and Reliability for Science and Technology

    5

    D2

    ED

    a or b
    TC S319 1,10

    Quality Management for Science and Technology

    5

    D2

    ED

    a or b
    TC S409 1,10

    Safety and Reliability for Science and Technology

    5

    D2

    ED

    a or b
    COMP S450 5 / COMP S451 5

    Applied Computing Project

    10

    -

    ED

    a or b

    Notes:

    1. Courses form excluded combinations with other courses. Only one of the courses of the excluded combinations can count towards an OUHK award. Students should refer to the attached list for details.
       
    2. MATH S101/MATH S111 has been replaced by MATH S121. If students have successfully completed MATH S101/MATH S111, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for MATH S121.
       
    3. If students have successfully completed COMP S268, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for COMP S269.
       
    4. If students have successfully completed COMP S357/COMP S358, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for COMP S359.
       
    5. Students are advised to take this course for professional membership.
       
    6. 20 credits from compulsory courses at Higher level (labelled CH) must count in "Group (a)" for Honours classification purposes.
       
    7. Courses no longer available.
       
    8. ELEC S312 has been replaced by ELEC S332. If students have successfully completed ELEC S312, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for ELEC S332.
       
    9. If students have successfully completed BUS B100, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for BUS B103.
       
    10. ENGG S238 has been replaced by SCI S319/TC S319 and SCI S409/TC S409. If students have successfully completed SCI S319/TC S319 and SCI S409/TC S409, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for ENGG S238.
       
    11. ELEC S203/ELEC S223 has been replaced by ELEC S224. If students have successfully completed ELEC S203/ELEC S223, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for ELEC S224.

    October 2018

     
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