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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 3-4
PHY 151 Physics Science and Math I 4
Social Science Elective (4) 3
Total Semester Credits 16-17
   
Fourth Semester Credits
CSC 250 Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming 4
CSC/MAT Elective 3-4
Humanities Elective (5) 3
PED Physical Education Activity 1
PHY 152 Physics Science and Math II 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, or
- SUNY GER The Arts.

4. 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.

5. 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 Foreign Languages,
- SUNY GER Humanities, or
- SUNY GER The Arts.