Nov 26, 2022  
2020-2022 Catalog Volume XXX Ver 3 
    
2020-2022 Catalog Volume XXX Ver 3

Computer Science, AS


The Associate of Science in Computer Science (including all concentrations) is designed to provide organizations with individuals who can critically plan, develop, implement, and manage software solutions in organizations to meet the business needs of customers and/or the organization infrastructure, while understanding the importance of critical thinking, teamwork, and problem-solving. Students are required to earn a minimum grade of “C” in all major courses.

Learning Outcomes

Through completion of the Associate of Science in Computer Science program, students will:

  1. Design a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet business needs.
    1. Analyze a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
    2. Apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems.
    3. Apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems.
    4. Utilize current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
  2. Communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  3. Recognize the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.

The Associate of Science in Computer Science degree program is currently offered Online.

AS Computer Science Curriculum: 90 Credits


Area I - Core Curriculum: 46 Credits


Communications


Computer Literacy


Humanities


  • Approved Humanities Elective Credits: 4.5

Mathematics


Personal Development


Social Science


  • Approved Social Science Elective Credits: 4.5

Written Communication


Area II - Major Curriculum: 44 Credits