2016-2017 Catalog 
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2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science Program, 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.

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 - 30-31 credits

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

The following General Education courses are recommended:

Career Studies - 35 credits as follows:

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

Total credits required for degree: 65-66


This program assumes that the student is prepared to take 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 Calculus I is a prerequisite for Calculus II.

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: 17

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total Credits: 16

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-additional information on transfer visit the Transfer Resources website at https://www.brookdalecc.edu/transfer-resources/ and University Partnerships.

Degree Audit Information

Access your Degree Audit Academic Evaluation through WebAdvisor.  Once you log into WebAdvisor, click on the Students menu, then click Degree Audit - Progress Toward My Degree under Academic Profile.

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