The curriculum of the program combines core courses in computer science with specialized courses in areas such as programming, algorithms, data structures, software development, and computer systems.
Students will gain a strong understanding of the fundamental concepts and theories of computer science and develop practical skills to solve complex problems using computational thinking.
Duration: Associate degree requires about 4 semesters or 2 years.
Program delivery: 12-15 credits per normal semester and 6 credits per summer semester
Courses: Apart from courses closely related to the program, students take general education courses.
|Social Sciences & Humanities||09|
|Computer Science Electives||09|
Core Courses (21 Credits)
|Course Code||Course Name||Credits|
|CPT 182||Programming in C||3|
|COSC 1301||Object Oriented Programming I||3|
|COSC 1330||Computer Architecture & Organization||3|
|CPT 220||Programming & Data Structures||3|
|ICT 205||Software Engineering||3|
|COSC 2320||Database Management Systems||3|
|COSC 2325||Data Communications & Networks||3|
Graduates of the Associate Degree in Computer Science are well-prepared for entry-level positions in various computer science-related roles.
They may pursue careers such as:
Additionally, the program provides a solid foundation for students who wish to pursue further education, such as a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, to enhance their career prospects and gain advanced knowledge in specialized areas of computer science.
Contact Program Chair Dr. Joseph Mani for more information.