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.

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02191)

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.

Gainful Employment

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Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.

For more information regarding the data provided for this program and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to visit our SWC Gainful Employment website at: www.swccd.edu/gainfulemployment

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

Some courses within this program may require additional coursework that must be completed prior to enrollment in these courses. Please consult the individual course listings for prerequisites and any other limitations on enrollment.