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Associate of Science in Computer Science

The Associate of Science in Computer Science degree program prepares students for entry-level positions in the computing field, with particular emphases placed on software development. The skills taught include programming logic, object-oriented programming, applications development, database applications, security concepts, and network and computer architecture. 

The Associate of Science in Computer Science degree requires completion of twenty (20) courses for sixty (60) credits. The same course may not be used to fulfill multiple requirements in general education and major areas of this degree program.

Program Objectives

  • Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts and theories of computer science including issues of computability, data organization, binary data manipulation, data storage, and data retrieval.
  • Collaborate with key players to identify user requirements and functionality for development pro- jects.
  • Utilize various problem-solving and critical-thinking techniques to design and develop computer applications.
  • Communicate meaningfully in interpersonal, professional, and industry environments.
  • Apply numeracy and economic reasoning skills in business and industry settings.
  • Function effectively as a member of a team in business and industry environments.
  • Utilize high-level, computer languages that incorporate object-oriented design techniques.
  • Develop complex computer applications to meet consumer specifications.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of concept and theories of computer science.
  • Demonstrate required general education knowledge and skills requisite for an accredited associate’s degree.

Associate of Science in Computer Science

Course No.Course NamePrerequisitesCredits
BA201Introduction to BusinessNone 3
BA272MicroeconomicsBA201 3
CM101Principles of CommunicationNone3
CM110Developing Critical Thinking SkillsNone 3
CM220Presentation SkillsNone3
CM285Diversity and Inclusion CM1013
CS110Introduction to Computers None3
CS277Object Oriented Programming CS1103
CS301 Front End Foundations and Technology LabCS1103
CS370 Test Driven Development/ Behavior Driven DevelopmentCS1103
CS382Database SystemsCS1103
CS384 Advanced Object OrientedCS2773
CS410Web Application Development ProgrammingCS1103
CS491 Systems Analysis and Design and UML DevelopmentCS1103
CS497Advanced Web Development CS4103
EN111Composition I None3
GS150General Biology None3
MA125College Algebra None3
PF101Academic StrategiesNone3
PY141General PsychologyNone3
Total Credits Required 60