2018-2019 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

APPROVED SCIENCE COURSE

4

US & WYOMING CONSTITUTION

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Freshman Year - Spring Semester Notes: 

  • Approved Science Course can be fulfilled by General Biology (BIOL 1010) or Concepts of Physics (PHYS 1050). 
  • US & Wyoming Constitution can be fulfilled by U.S. to 1865 (HIST 1211), U.S. From 1865 (HIST 1221), Wyoming History (HIST 1251) and American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000). 
  • 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

    Sophomore Year - Fall Semester Notes: 

  • Computer Science Elective can be fulfilled by Web Development (COSC 1350), PC Support Technician (COSC 1360), Web Development II (COSC 2350), Web Page Dynamics & Scripting (COSC 2360), Introduction to Information Management (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

    Sophomore Year - Spring Semester Notes: 

  • Computer Science Elective can be fulfilled by Web Development (COSC 1350), PC Support Technician (COSC 1360), Web Development II (COSC 2350), Web Page Dynamics & Scripting (COSC 2360), Introduction to Information Management (IMGT 2400), or a GEOG (GIS) course.
  • Total Credit Hours: 65