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Degree: 
Associate of Arts and Sciences in Science with a Specialization in Computer Science
Length: 
Four-semester (two-Year) program
Purpose: 

The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree Program in Science with a specialization in Computer Science is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program with a major in computer science or a related discipline.

Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and also to consult with the Student Services Office of the community college in planning their program and selecting electives. Note the guaranteed admission and articulation agreements referenced in the Admissions section apply only to students who complete the Associate Degree.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.

First Year
First Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3
or CSC 155 Computer Concepts and Applications
MTH 263 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 5
Elective5
5

Humanities Electives:  ART 101, CST 151, HUM 100, HUM 260, PHI 101

Humanties/Fine Arts 3 0 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 10 0 15
Second Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
CSC 200 Introduction to Computer Science 4 0 4
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
MTH 264 Calculus II 4 0 4
Elective7
7

Health or PED Elective:  HLT 116, PED 107, PED 109, PED 111, PED 147

*Requirements of four-year institutions may vary. Students should consult a counselor or their academic advisor to select electives that will satisfy baccalaureate major requirements. In addition, they should confirm with the college or university to which they plan to transfer that they will receive credit at the four-year institution.

Health or Physical Education 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 0 15
Second Year
Third Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
CSC 201 Computer Science I 4 0 4
Elective6
6

Courses may be chosen from MTH 167 or MTH 265

Mathematics 4 0 4
SOC 2001
1

Social Science Electives:  ECO 201, ECO 202, PLS 211, PSY 200, SOC 200

Principles of Sociology 3 0 3
Elective3
3

Science General Electives:  BIO 101, BIO 102, CHM 111, CHM 112;  PHY 241 and PHY 242 are recommended.

Lab Science 3 3 4
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 14 3 15
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
CSC 202 Computer Science II 4 0 4
Elective7 Health or Physical Education 1 0 1
Elective2
2

History Electives:  HIS 101, HIS 102,  HIS 121, HIS 122.

History 3 0 3
Elective4
4

Literature Electives:  ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 244

Literature 3 0 3
Elective3
3

Science General Electives:  BIO 101, BIO 102, CHM 111, CHM 112;  PHY 241 and PHY 242 are recommended.

Lab Science 3 3 4
PSY 2001
1

Social Science Electives:  ECO 201, ECO 202, PLS 211, PSY 200, SOC 200

Principles of Psychology 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 14 3 18
Notes:

 

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