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2022-23 Catalog 
  
2022-23 Catalog

Computer Science, A.S.


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The Computer Science (CS) program combines practical experience with current programming languages, together with a theoretical background in computer science. The program prepares students to transfer to a 4 year institution in Computer Science, or obtain a position in industry. The program covers instruction in the principles of computational science, computing theory, computer hardware and software design, computer development, programming and applications. Students will learn technical communication, teamwork skills to solve problems, develop professional knowledge, and skills in the computer science field. The career opportunities would include: Computer Programmers, Software Application Developers, Computer Systems Analysis, Database Administrator, Web Developer, and Computer User Support Specialist. In addition, the program offers certificates in specialized areas of study that can be earned in combination with a degree or in a stand-alone fashion separate from the degree.

Degree Requirements


Freshman Year - Fall Semester


Subtotal: 15


Freshman Year - Fall Semester Notes:

  • In addition to ENGL 1010 , students may be required to also take ENGL 1011  (2 credits) due to placement, adding 2 additional credits to their graduation total.
  • Please see Interstate Passport  for courses within all areas represented; Quantitative Literacy et al.

Freshman Year - Spring Semester


Subtotal: 15


Freshman Year - Spring Semester Notes:

  • Computer Science electives can come from COSC, INET, CSEC, IMGT and MATH 2250 . Check with your advisor. 

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester


Subtotal: 15


Sophomore Year - Fall Semester Notes: 

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester


  • Credits: 3
  • Computer Science Elective Credits: 3
  • Oral Communication Course Credits: 3
  • Creative Expression Course Credits: 3
  • Human Societies and the Individual Credits: 3

Subtotal: 15


Sophomore Year - Spring Semester Notes:

  • See Computer Science elective note above.

Total Credit Hours: 60


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