Oct 17, 2021  
2021-22 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-22 Academic Catalog

Science - Computer Science Specialization, AS


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Possible occupations for graduates include software development, network analysis, software security, and database design.

The associate of science degree program with a major in Science and a Computer Science specialization is designed for students who wish to pursue a four-year degree in Computer Science and a career in a field such as one of those listed above. The curriculum is mapped to Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), CSTransfer curriculum, which has Cybersecurity infusion.

The specialization in Computer Science prepares students with core knowledge and skills needed for entry into baccalaureate schools of education programs in computer science. Students should be knowledgeable about the specific requirements of the four-year school to which they wish to transfer so that they make appropriate course choices.

Program Curriculum


Semester Total: 15 Credits


Second Semester


Semester Total: 15 Credits


Third Semester


  • 4 cr.
  • Elective - Communications (CST) 3 cr.2
  • Elective - Literature (ENG) 3 cr.2
  • Elective - History (HIS)  3 cr.2
  • Elective - Social Sciences 3 cr.2

Semester Total: 16 Credits


Fourth Semester


  • 4 cr.
  • Elective - Humanities/Fine Arts 3 cr.2
  • Elective - Social Science 3 cr.2
  • Elective - Approved 3-4 cr.3
  • Elective - Approved 3-4 cr.3

Semester Total: 16-18 Credits


Program Total: 62-64 Credits


1 SDV 101 - Orientation to IT Professions  may be substituted.
2 Choose from ELECTIVES General Studies All Programs (excluding Liberal Arts) .
3 Any CSC Elective, ECO 202 , ITN 100 , ITP 220 , MTH 161  or higher. Other STEM electives may be approved by CS faculty based on transfer institution request.

NOTE: Program designed with a starting point of Readiness for ENG 111  and MTH 263 .

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