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Computer Science - AAS

Computer science is designed for students who wish to enter into the multifaceted field of computers with an emphasis in fundamental principles in the applications of computer technology and the theory of computing. Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science Degree will be well prepared for both industry employment or will be prepared for the pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field. For students whose goal is to transfer, the student must learn in advance the particular requirements of the intended school or university and seek advisement from the STEM Department.

Degree Requirements

The follow degree requirements are for the 2015-2018 Catalog. For other catalogs, please see Catalogs

Minimum of 60 Credit Hours

General Education Core (17 credit hours)
Area I. Communications (3 credit hours)
ENG111 Freshman Composition I 3
Area II. Mathematics (4 credit hours)
MATH180 College Algebra 4
Area III. Laboratory Science (4 credit hours)
BIO105 Biology for Non-Majors 4
BIO110 General Biology I 4
BIO201 Medical Microbiology 4
BIO217 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO218 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
CHEM105 Introduction to Chemistry 4
CHEM111 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM112 General Chemistry II 4
ENVS102 Environmental Science 4
GEOL101 Survey of Earth Science 4
GEOL202 Earth History 4
PHYS111 Introduction to Physics 4
PHYS115 General Physics I 4
PHYS116 General Physics II 4
PHYS161 Calculus Physics I 4
PHYS162 Calculus Physics II 4
Area IV. Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)
ANTH103 Introduction to Anthropology 3
ANTH221 Cultures of the World 3
ECON208 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON209 Principles of Microeconomics 3
POLS151 American National Government 3
POLS167 State and Local Government 3
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Area V. Computer Literacy (3 credit hours)
CSA150 Computer Fundamentals 3

Program Requirements (25 credit hours)
CS105 Introduction to Computer Science 3
CS112 Intrdctn to Operating Systems 3
CS121 Introduction to Programming 4
CS130 Introduction to Networking 4
CS140 Computer Science I 4
CS220 A+ Essentials w/Practical Apps 4
CS245 Security+ 3

Approved Electives (18 credit hours)
CS215 Java Programming 4
CS248 Web Design and Programming 3
CS261 Network Concepts I 3
CS267 Network Concepts II 3
MATH130 Statistics 3
MATH190 Trigonometry 4
MATH195 Calculus I 4
STEM101 Introduction to Geospatial 4
STEM105 Computer Use-Scientific Research 3
STEM117 Introduction to Engineering 3
VGD106 Script Writing and Storyboarding 3
VGD130 Art and Computer Animation 3
VGD147 Game Analysis and Critique 3
VGD260 Video Game Project 4