Computer Science Associate in Science Degree


The Computer Science Associate in Science Degree is designed to prepare students to transfer to colleges and universities that offer bachelor's degrees in computer science. Students with a degree in computer science may pursue careers in many areas of industry, such as aerospace, health, finance, entertainment, and more. Opportunities for specialties in the field include software engineering and development, computer networks and security, telecommunications, mobile computing, game programming, internet and web technology, embedded systems and real-time programming, systems analysis, information technology, distributed computing and artificial intelligence. This degree requires 23-24 units of which 12 units are in required courses. An additional 11-12 units must be chosen from the lists below. A grade of C or better is required in all courses.

Required Courses suggested in the following sequence (12 units):
CSCI 123 F Introduction to Programming Concepts in C++4
CSCI 133 FData Structures in C++4
MATH 152 F Calculus II (formerly MATH 150BF)4
or MATH 152HF Honors Calculus II
Select one course pairing (7-8 units):7-8
Discrete Mathematics4
Graph Theory and Linear Algebra4
Discrete Structures4
Linear Algebra3
Restricted Electives (4 units):4
C Language for Math and Science4
Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming4
Total Units23-24

Outcome 1: Write computer programs to solve problems.

Outcome 2: Design and implement Abstract Data Types using object-oriented techniques.