This department is in the division of Mathematics, Business & Computer Technology.

Computer Science

Courses offered by the Computer Science Department are interactive, featuring hands-on experience with contemporary computer hardware and software.

Overview

The courses cover a range of topics in the computer field with an emphasis on software engineering and information processing.

The Computer Science curriculum may culminate in either an Associate of Science degree or a certificate. The degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year institution with a major in computer science or a related discipline.

Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution and major in computer science should consult with a counselor regarding the transfer process and lower division requirements.

Degrees/Certificates

Computer Science Certificate

This certificate is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of software engineering, information processing concepts, and programming to prepare them for entry-level positions as programmers for scientific and business applications. 

REQUIRED COURSES: Units
CIT 100 Introduction to Personal Computers 3
CS 077 Introduction to C-Sharp 4
CS 110 Fundamentals of Computer Science 3
CS 120 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET 4
CS 220 Advanced Visual Basic.NET Programming 4
 
SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES: Units
CS 190 Programming in C++ 4
CS 215 Programming with Java 4
 
Total Units 22
PROGRAM LEVEL OUTCOMES:
  1. Function effectively as a member of a team to accomplish common goals
  2. Read, write, and interpret Microsoft technical information
  3. Analyze a problem and create an algorithmic solution
  4. Apply knowledge of Windows development
  5. Design, implement, and evaluate secure computer-based system based on specifications
  6. Think critically and apply the scientific method
  7. Analyze the impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
  8. Respect privacy and identify responsible conduct
  9. Engage in research, assess new ideas and information and be prepared for lifelong learning
  10. Exhibit professional, legal, and ethical behavior

Computer Science A.S. Degree Major

This degree is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of software engineering, information processing concepts, and programming to prepare them for entry-level positions as programmers for scientific and business applications. 

REQUIRED COURSES: Units
CIT 100 Introduction to Personal Computers 3
CS 077 Introduction to C-Sharp 4
CS 110 Fundamentals of Computer Science 3
CS 120 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET 4
CS 220 Advanced Visual Basic.NET Programming 4
 
SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES: Units
CS 190 Programming in C++ 4
CS 215 Programming with Java 4
 
Total Units 22
PROGRAM LEVEL OUTCOMES:
  1. Function effectively as a member of a team to accomplish common goals
  2. Read, write, and interpret Microsoft technical information
  3. Analyze a problem and create an algorithmic solution
  4. Apply knowledge of Windows development
  5. Design, implement, and evaluate secure computer-based system based on specifications
  6. Think critically and apply the scientific method
  7. Analyze the impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
  8. Respect privacy and identify responsible conduct
  9. Engage in research, assess new ideas and information and be prepared for lifelong learning
  10. Exhibit professional, legal, and ethical behavior

Career Opportunities

Faculty

Faculty Chair: Dr. Reginald Metu

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