2021-2022 College Catalog 
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2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, A.S.

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This program is designed for students who would like to transfer to a four-year program in Computer Science or related areas, such as Management Information Systems or Software Engineering. Hands-on computer courses are combined with general and mathematics courses to provide the student with the essential coursework needed to succeed beyond the Associate degree.

Transfer Information: Agreement with Monmouth University and Transfer Resources.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Analyze problems
  • Create effective algorithms
  • Code, debug, test and document programs using basic control structures
  • Create programs using data structures such as arrays, lists, and stacks
  • Design and use classes and objects
  • Explain functions of operating systems and computer architecture
  • Understand how to store and access data using a database
  • Plan and design a computer information system


General Education - 30 credits

As described in the General Education  section of the catalog.  The following general education courses are required for students choosing this program.

General Education Notes:

* One course is recommended from the Cultural and Global Awareness knowledge area.     

** This program assumes that the student is prepared to take MATH 171 Calculus I as a first semester college level math course. Students who need to satisfy basic math requirements or who are counseled to take courses prior to Calculus will need to take additional credits. Also note that MATH 171 Calculus I is a prerequisite for MATH 172 Calculus II.

*** Recommended for transfer to NJIT.  Students should consult an advisor.

Career Studies - 28 credits as follows:

 A grade of “C” or higher must be earned in all career studies courses in order to complete the program.

Electives: 2 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60

Program Code for registration: CMPSC

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Suggested Sequence - Computer Science Program A.S. Degree

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and *prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Total Credits: 16

Total Credits: 16

Total Credits: 13

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total Credits: 15

Sequence Notes:

*MATH 152 and/or MATH 153 may be required if prerequisites for MATH 171 are not satisfied.

(1)One course is recommended from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area.

Transfer Information

For information on transferring to a four-year college or institution visit the Transfer Resources website. 

Degree Audit Information

Access Student Planning and Degree Progress through MyBrookdale on Brookdale’s home page.  Select WebAdvisor, Self Service, log in and access the Student menu.

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