Catalog & Student Handbook 2021-2022 
    
    Dec 08, 2021  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2021-2022

Science, Computer Science Specialization, AA&S


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Degree: Associate of Arts and Sciences in Science with a Specialization in Computer Science.

Length: Four-semester (two-year) program

Purpose: The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree Program in Science with a specialization in Computer Science is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program with a major in computer science or a related discipline.

Program Requirements: Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated, and also to consult with the Student Services Office of the community college in planning their program and selecting electives. Note the guaranteed admission and articulation agreements referenced in the Admissions  section apply only to students who complete the Associate Degree.  In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, completion of the Science program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-9 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.

First Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 14


Second Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 15


Third Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 15


Fourth Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 17


Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum: 61


1 Social Science Electives:  ECO 201 ECO 202 GEO 200 GEO 210  PSY 200 ,  PSY 215 PSY 216 PSY 230 PLS 135 PLS 136 SOC 200  SOC 215  

2 History Electives:  HIS 121 , HIS 122  

3 Lab Science General Electives:  BIO 101 , BIO 102 , CHM 111 , CHM 112 , CHM 260  , GOL 105  , GOL 106  , PHY 201  , PHY 202 ,  PHY 241 , PHY 242  

4 Literature Electives:  ENG 241 , ENG 242 , ENG 243 , ENG 244  

Humanities Electives -  ART 101 CST 151 , HUM 201 HUM 260 MUS 121 , PHI 100  , PHI 220 ,  REL 210 REL 230  

6Courses may be chosen from MTH 167  or MTH 265  

7 Health or PED Electives:  HLT 116 , PED 107 , PED 109 , PED 111 , PED 147  

8Computer/Information Literacy Electives - ITE 115  , ITE 119  

9Communication Electives - CST 110  , CST 100  

10Orientation Electives - SDV 100 SDV 104 SDV 108 SDV 110   

*Requirements of four-year institutions may vary. Students should consult a counselor or their academic advisor to select electives that will satisfy baccalaureate major requirements. In addition, they should confirm with the college or university to which they plan to transfer that they will receive credit at the four-year institution.

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