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Computer Science (A.S.) - This program leads to the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree and is designed for those who intend to transfer to a baccalaureate program oriented in the design of hardware and software of computer systems. The program stresses computer, mathematics, and science courses which are appropriate for transfer to a baccalaureate program.

Students who do not qualify for MAT 122 Calculus I and CSC 120 Computer Science I must seek advisement for MAT and CSC placement and should note that more than four semesters may be required to complete the degree program.

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Computer Science

A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5101

Total Credits: 64-67

First Semester Credits
CSC 120 Computer Science I 4
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or
ENG 101 Composition I or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (1)
3
HED Health Elective 2-3
MAT 122 Calculus I 4
Social Science Elective (2) 3
Total Semester Credits 16-17
   
Second Semester Credits
CSC 130 Computer Science II 4
ENG 102 Composition II or
ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II
3
Humanities Elective (3) 3
MAT 123 Calculus II 4
MAT 241 Discrete Mathematical Structures 3
Total Semester Credits 17
   
Third Semester Credits
CSC 217 C Programming Language 3
CSC 230 Data Structures 3
CSC/MAT Elective (4) 3-4
PHY 151 Physics Science and Math I, or
BIO 109 Principles of Biology I, or
CHE 151 Inorganic Chemistry I (5)
4
Social Science Elective (6) 3
Total Semester Credits 16-17
   
Fourth Semester Credits
CSC 260 Analysis of Computer Architecture and Software 4
CSC/MAT Elective (4) 3-4
Humanities Elective (7) 3
PED Physical Education Activity 1
PHY 152 Physics Science and Math II, or
BIO 110 Principles of Biology II, or
CHE 152 Inorganic Chemistry II (5)
4
Total Semester Credits 15-16

1. Depending on placement.


2. Students should choose a course that fulfills one of the following SUNY General Education Requirements:
- SUNY GER American History,
- SUNY GER Other World Civilizations,
- SUNY GER Social Sciences, or
- SUNY GER Western Civilization.


3. Students should choose a course that fulfills one of the following SUNY General Education Requirements:
- SUNY GER Foreign Languages,
- SUNY GER Humanities,
- SUNY GER The Arts, or
- SUNY GER Other World Civilizations.


4. Computer Science/Mathematics Elective: Choose from:
- CSC 240 Mobile Application Development,
- MAT 131 Probability with Statistical Inference,
- MAT 200 Foundations of Advanced Mathematics,
- MAT 225 Multivariable Calculus,
- MAT 226 Elementary Linear Algebra*,
- MAT 234 Elementary Differential Equations*,
- MAT 235 Algebraic Structures*

* Requires MAT 225 (Multivariable Calculus) pre-requisite.


5. Students must choose to take a two semester science sequence:
- PHY 151 Physics Science and Math I -
- PHY 152 Physics Science and Math II,

- BIO 109 Principles of Biology I -
- BIO 110 Principles of Biology II or

- CHE 151 Inorganic Chemistry I -
- CHE 152 Inorganic Chemistry II.


6. Students should choose a course that fulfills one of the following SUNY General Education Requirements and be a different requirement than the one fulfilled in Semester I:
- SUNY GER American History,
- SUNY GER Other World Civilizations,
- SUNY GER Social Sciences, or
- SUNY GER Western Civilization.


7. Students should choose a course that fulfills one of the following SUNY General Education Requirements and be a different requirement than the one fulfilled in Semester II:
- SUNY GER Foreign Languages,
- SUNY GER Humanities,
- SUNY GER The Arts, or
- SUNY GER Other World Civilizations.