Associate in Science Degree Computer Programming

PROGRAM CODE: 1S03768

The Associate in Science Degree in Computer Programming prepares the student for a career in the area of computer programming. The curriculum is designed to develop a working knowledge of what is required to be successful in business computer programming.

To earn an Associate Degree students must complete:

  1. all major course requirements with a grade of C or better
  2. Cypress College Native General Education requirements; California State University General Education Breadth requirements (CSU GE Breadth) or IGETC General Education requirements
  3. the cultural diversity and reading requirements
  4. any elective courses to complete a minimum of 60 units, and
  5. have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College. Courses that fulfill major requirements for an Associate Degree at Cypress College might not be the same as those required for completing the major at a transfer institution offering a Baccalaureate Degree. For information on specific university requirements, please consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (18 units):
CIS 111 CComputer Information Systems3
CIS 211 CIntroduction to Programming3
CIS 218 CVisual C# Programming3
CIS 223 CVisual C++ Programming3
CIS 226 CJava Programming3
CIS 247 CPython Programming3
Total Units18