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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.

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Computer Science
A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5101

Total Credits: 65-69

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.

First Semester Credits
CSC 120 Computer Science I 4
ENG 101 Composition I 3
HED Health Elective* 2-3
MAT 122 Calculus I 4
Social Science Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 16-17
Second Semester Credits
CSC 130 Computer Science II 4
ENG 102 Composition II 3
Humanities Elective 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** 3-4
PED Activity Course (s) 1
PHY 151 Physics Science and Math I 4
Social Science Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 17-18
Fourth Semester Credits
CSC 250 Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming 4
CSC/MAT Elective** 3-5
Humanities Elective 3
PED Activity Course (s) 1
PHY 152 Physics Science and Math II 4
Total Semester Credits 15-17
*Any student who chooses the 2-credit HED 201 Personal and Family Health as his/her health elective must choose at least one four-credit elective elsewhere in the program, to ensure the graduation requirements of 66 total credits.
**CSC/MAT elective can be chosen from:
CSC 240 Mobile Application Development,
CSC 260 Analysis of Computer Architecture and Software,
MAT 131 Probability with Statistical Inference,
MAT 200 Foundations of Advanced Mathematics,
MAT 225 Multivariable Calculus, and
MAT 235 Algebraic Structures.
MAT 226 Elementary Linear Algebra and
MAT 234 Elementary Differential Equations are also acceptable as CSC/MAT electives if students have the pre-requisites