2017-2018 Catalog

Computer Science, Associate of Science

The Computer Science (CS) program combines practical experience with current programming languages, together with a theoretical background in computer science. The program prepares students to transfer to a 4 year institution in Computer Science, or obtain a position in industry. The program covers instruction in the principles of computational science, computing theory, computer hardware and software design, computer development, programming and applications. Students will learn technical communication, teamwork skills to solve problems, develop professional knowledge, and skills in the computer science field. The career opportunities would include: Computer Programmers, Software Application Developers, Computer Systems Analysis, Database Administrator, Web Developer, and Computer User Support Specialist. In addition, the program offers certificates in specialized areas of study that can be earned in combination with a degree or in a stand-alone fashion separate from the degree.

Degree Requirements

Freshman Year - Fall Semester

COSC 1010INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE I

4

MATH 1400COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3

ENGL 1010ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

HLED 1003WELLNESS

3

HMDV 10051st YEAR SUCCESS

1

COMPUTER SCIENCE ELECTIVE

3

Total Credit Hours:17

 

Freshman Year - Spring Semester

COSC 1030COMPUTER SCIENCE I

4

MATH 1405TRIGONOMETRY

3

ENGL 2005TECHNICAL WRITING

3

BIOL 1010GENERAL BIOLOGY

4

OR

PHYS 1050CONCEPTS OF PHYSICS

4

US GOVERNMENT

3

Total Credit Hours:17

 

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

COSC 2030COMPUTER SCIENCE II

4

MATH 2200CALCULUS I

4

STAT 2050FUNDAMENTALS OF STATISTICS

4

COMPUTER SCIENCE ELECTIVE

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Computer Science Elective: COSC 1350, COSC 1360, COSC 2350, COSC 2360, IMGT 2400, or a GEOG (GIS) course.  

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

COSC 2300DISCRETE STRUCTURES

3

MATH 2205CALCULUS II

4

COMM 2010PUBLIC SPEAKING

3

HMDV 2411ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENT

0

COMPUTER SCIENCE ELECTIVES

6

Total Credit Hours:16

Computer Science Elective: COSC 1350, COSC 1360, COSC 2350, COSC 2360, IMGT 2400, or a GEOG (GIS) course.