Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 
    
    Jul 24, 2024  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, Computer Science Specialization, AA&S


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 MDE 60 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, qualification through Multiple Measures (GPA), or by satisfactorily completing the required MDE 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: 17


Suggested Credits for Semester: 14


Third Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 15


Fourth Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 17


Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum: 63


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

2 History Electives:  HIS 101 , HIS 102 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 245 , ENG 246   

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

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

7Orientation Electives:  SDV 100 , SDV 101 SDV 104 SDV 108 SDV 110   

NOTE:  Transfer students are advised to consider four-year college and university requirements in making their choices.