Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01180)
Most careers in computer science require a bachelor’s degree, and some require a graduate-level degree. The coursework for this associate degree prepares students who plan to transfer and major in computer science with the lower-division computer programming and mathematics coursework required by most colleges and universities.
The program of study listed below is for students interested in the programming or software aspect of computer science. It is designed to provide a strong foundation in mathematics, programming methodology and skills, and computer organization.
Program Student Learning Outcome
- Recognize and appropriately apply current and historical Software Engineering design patterns, algorithms, and data structures to produce efficient, well-engineered software products.
|INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING
|ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS I
|DATA STRUCTURES AND ALGORITHMS
|ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS II
|ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS III
|COMPUTER ORGANIZATION AND ARCHITECTURE
|INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR ALGEBRA
|INTRODUCTION TO DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
|Select one of the following:
|PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS I
and PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS II
and PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS III
|GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and INTRODUCTION TO CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
and BIOLOGY OF PLANTS
Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. University requirements vary from institution to institution and are subject to change. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation and general education requirements through consultation with a counselor in either the Counseling Center or Transfer Center. See catalog Transfer Courses Information section for further information.
To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.