2013-2014 catalog 
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2013-2014 catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science Program, Programming Option, A.A.S.

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Students wishing to gain knowledge of computer programming and design should choose this program. Courses are designed to offer hands-on experience to prepare the student for an entry level computer programming position. Focus is on problem analysis, design, coding, testing and debugging. This degree is not designed to transfer, although the student will find that many of the courses which provide a foundation in computer science may transfer.

See also the Web Site Development Option – Computer Science A.A.S. 

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
  • Create programs which use Graphical User interfaces
  • 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 - 20-22 credits

As described in General Education .

Technical Electives - 9 credits from among the following:

 A grade of “C” or higher is required in all career studies courses.

Elective - 0-1 credit

Total credits required for degree: 60-61


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

* Offered Fall Term only

Program Code for registration: CMPPR

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Suggested Sequence - Computer Science Program A.A.S. Degree Programming Option

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Basic Skills 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 your counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term

Total Credits: 15-16

Semester 2 - Spring Term

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 15

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total Credits: 15-16

Sequence Notes:

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

* Offered Fall Term only.

Degree Audit Information

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