2019-2020 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

ENGL 1010ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

MATH 1405TRIGONOMETRY

3

SOCIAL SCIENCE

3

HMDV 10051st YEAR SUCCESS

1

HEALTH & HUMAN ACTIVITY

1

Total Credit Hours:15-17

Freshman Year - Fall Semester Notes:

Freshman Year - Spring Semester

ENGL 2005TECHNICAL WRITING

3

COSC 1030COMPUTER SCIENCE I

4

COMM 2010PUBLIC SPEAKING

3

COMPUTER SCIENCE ELECTIVE

3

US & WYOMING CONSTITUTION

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Freshman Year - Spring Semester Notes: 

  • Computer Science elective: COSC 1350, 1360, 2350, 2360; IMGT 2400, or a GEOG (GIS) course.
  • US & Wyoming Constitution can be fulfilled by U.S. to 1865 (HIST 1211), U.S. From 1865 (HIST 1221), Wyoming History (HIST 1251) or American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000). 
  • Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

    MATH 2200CALCULUS I

    4

    STAT 2050FUNDAMENTALS OF STATISTICS

    4

    COMPUTER SCIENCE ELECTIVE

    3

    COSC 2030COMPUTER SCIENCE II

    4

    LAB SCIENCE

    4

    Total Credit Hours:19

    Sophomore Year - Fall Semester Notes: 

  • MATH 2200 or higher.
  • Computer Science elective: COSC 1350, 1360, 2350, 2360; IMGT 2400 or a GEOG (GIS) course.
  • Lab Science Series I: CHEM 1020 & CHEM 1030, or PHYS 1110 & PHYS 1120, or PHYS 1310 & PHYS 1320, or BIOL 1010 & (BIOL 2022 or BIOL 2023). 
  • Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

    MATH 2205CALCULUS II

    4

    COSC 2300DISCRETE STRUCTURES

    3

    COMPUTER SCIENCE ELECTIVE

    3

    LAB SCIENCE

    4

    HMDV 2411ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENT

    0

    Total Credit Hours:14

    Sophomore Year - Spring Semester Notes: 

  • Computer Science elective: See under Sophomore Year - Fall Semester Notes.
  • Lab Science Series II: See under Sophomore Year - Fall Semester Notes. Take second course in series begun during previous semester.
  • MATH 2205 or higher.
  • Total Credit Hours: 65