Computer Science

The program below is undergoing modification and the modification will be placed into an addendum upon Chancellor’s Office approval - see your counselor for further information and visit the college website under www.swccd.edu/catalog link for the latest addenda updates.

Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02190)

The program of study listed below is designed for students who seek employment at the technician level in the science or mathematics fields. Completion of this program of study does not satisfy the lower-division requirements for transfer to colleges or universities. Students who plan to transfer should complete the courses listed under the Computer Science Associate in Arts degree program.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Recognize and appropriately apply current and historical Software Engineering design patterns, algorithms, and data structures to produce efficient, well-engineered software products.
Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
MATH 119 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS 4
MATH 130 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 3
 Units7
Second Semester
MATH 140 DATA STRUCTURES AND ALGORITHMS 3
MATH 250 ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS I 5
 Units8
Third Semester
MATH 230 COMPUTER ORGANIZATION AND ARCHITECTURE 3
 Units3
 Total Units18
Recommended Electives
MATH 251ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS II4
MATH 252ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS III4
MATH 253INTRODUCTION TO DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS3
MATH 254INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR ALGEBRA3
MATH 260DISCRETE MATHEMATICS3

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.