2020-2021 Catalog Vol. 81 
    
    Oct 20, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog Vol. 81

Computer Science, AS


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This degree prepares students for careers in the computer science profession by providing the foundation necessary to successfully transfer and pursue a degree in the area of computer science at a four year college/university. Students are given the opportunity to learn fundamentals – as well as theory and practical application of: computer programming languages including C language and language syntax, data and file structures, algorithms and computer arithmetic, debugging, data types and software development methodology. This degree prepares students for a career in application and web development, database and information management, systems integration, and support. This may also include computer industry positions such as: software developer, database administrator, hardware engineer, systems analyst, network architect, web developer, information security analyst, programmer, or information systems managers.

Core Component: 42 Credit Hours


Communication: 6 Credit Hours


Choose Two (2):

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 Credit Hours


If any overflow hours are earned from Life and Physical Sciences, these will be applied to the Component Area Option.

Choose a minimum of Six (6) Hours:

Language, Philosophy, Culture: 3 Credit Hours


Choose One (1):

Creative Arts: 3 Credit Hours


Choose One (1):

American History: 6 Credit Hours


Government/Political Science: 6 Credit Hours


Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 Credit Hours


Choose One (1):

Component Area Option: 6 Credit Hours


If any overflow hours are earned from Life and Physical Sciences, these will be applied to the Component Area Option.

Choose Two (2) courses equaling six (6) hours unless overflow hours from Life and Physical Sciences are used:

Academic Electives: 6 Credit Hours


Area of Concentration: 12 Credit Hours


Computer Science: 12 Credit Hours


Choose Three (3):

Total Hours for Degree: 60 Credit Hours


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