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Computer Science - AAS

Computer Science is designed for students who wish to enter 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 AAS 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 2023-2024 Catalog. For other catalogs, please see Catalogs

Minimum of 60 Credit Hours

General Education Core (17 credit hours)
Area I. Communications (3 credit hours)
ENGL1110 Composition I 3
Area II. Mathematics (4 credit hours)
MATH1220 College Algebra 4
Area III. Laboratory Science (4 credit hours)
Area IV. Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)
Area V. Flex (3 credit hours)
BCIS1110 Intro to Information Systems 3

Concentration 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
CS216 Windows Server I 3
CS217 Windows Server 2 3
CS219 Ethical Hacking 3
CS231 LINUX+ 3
CS248 Web Design and Programming 3
CS261 Network Concepts I 3
CS267 Network Concepts II 3
MATH1230 Trigonometry 4
MATH1350 Introduction to Statistics 3
MATH1510 Calculus I 4
STEM101 Introduction to GeospatialTechnology 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