Plz help me choose the right field!!!

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Plz help me choose the right field!!!

Postby dawood.muslim » Thu Oct 02, 2008 3:54 pm

Dear friends,
I am very interested in computer science especially in programming, database, networking and operating system. I have done my FSc(Pre-Eng). Now I want to do BCS from Peshawar University. I have already been selected on the merit list. I just want to ask you guys that what do you think about BCS. Is it really a good start for computer science career. If not than what should I do. What is the other alternative for me who loves computer science.
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Postby lambda » Fri Oct 03, 2008 12:47 am

if you intend to work as a software developer, you need the skills that employers look for. you're best off with a bachelor's degree in computer science for that.

the second best degree you can try for is mathematics. as edgar dijkstra said:
Programming is one of the most difficult branches of applied mathematics; the poorer mathematicians had better remain pure mathematicians.
two more:
Besides a mathematical inclination, an exceptionally good mastery of ones native tongue is the most vital asset of a competent programmer.
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Postby osama » Mon Oct 06, 2008 9:42 am

Well bachelors in CS is must and best for u if u r eager for things u mentioned. Mathematics and Physics are pre-req for CS and so all essential mathematics and physics subjects will be covered in BCS. BCS is best option.
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Postby x2oxen » Tue Oct 07, 2008 9:08 am

Or you can think about BS (4 Year Program) as well
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Postby mdawoodm » Wed Oct 08, 2008 11:48 pm

I think BCS (4 years) is a good move towards the field of computers. And from Peshawar University, that is something special.
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Postby x2oxen » Fri Oct 10, 2008 10:37 am

why peshawar university is something special and BS in computer sciences can be a good alternative as well.
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Postby kbukhari » Fri Oct 10, 2008 11:13 am

x2oxen wrote:why peshawar university is something special and BS in computer sciences can be a good alternative as well.


as compare to others Peshawar university is really doing good in computer science..
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Re: Plz help me choose the right field!!!

Postby Shaharyar Ahmed Siddiqui » Mon May 25, 2009 12:12 pm

dawood.muslim wrote:Dear friends,
I am very interested in computer science especially in programming, database, networking and operating system. I have done my FSc(Pre-Eng). Now I want to do BCS from Peshawar University. I have already been selected on the merit list. I just want to ask you guys that what do you think about BCS. Is it really a good start for computer science career. If not than what should I do. What is the other alternative for me who loves computer science.
Thanks

Ofcourse! it's a good start if you really wanna do sumthing in Computer field but u r supposed to do sum professional courses with it like CCNA, MCSE etc
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Postby lambda » Mon May 25, 2009 1:16 pm

Ofcourse! it's a good start if you really wanna do sumthing in Computer field but u r supposed to do sum professional courses with it like CCNA, MCSE etc
not true at all.
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Postby Shaharyar Ahmed Siddiqui » Wed May 27, 2009 10:41 am

lambda wrote:
Ofcourse! it's a good start if you really wanna do sumthing in Computer field but u r supposed to do sum professional courses with it like CCNA, MCSE etc
not true at all.

what not true at all? dear
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Postby lambda » Wed May 27, 2009 3:22 pm

you don't need certificates.
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