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 Associate of Science Degree A.S. Degree Major

To graduate with a specialization in Computer Science, students must complete the courses listed below in addition to general education requirements. (minimum total = 60 units)
REQUIRED COURSES: Units
CS 110 Fundamentals of Computer Science 3
CS 190 Programming in C++ 4
CS 265 Data Structures and Algorithms with C++ 3
 
SELECT ONE (1) COURSE FROM THE FOLLOWING: Units
CS 130 Discrete Structures 3
CS 170 Assembly Language 4
CS 215 Programming with Java 4
 
Total Units 13 - 14

Computer Science Certificate 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
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 15

Career Opportunities

Faculty

Faculty Chair: Dr. Reginald Metu

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