Computer Science, Associate of Science
This degree program provides opportunities for students who wish to continue their studies at a four-year institution in fields such as computer science, computer information sciences, or information systems management. Students who choose this curriculum and desire to transfer courses should speak with the program coordinator. The courses in this curriculum are designed whereby it is assumed that the student has a background that includes algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Students who do not meet these requirements can take the required prerequisite courses at CCBC after placement testing.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
- Prepare for transfer to a four-year institution for a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related fields.
- Develop and design well-written, correct, and documented programs.
- Design and implement computer-based solutions in the context of the discipline.
- Apply fundamental mathematical and computer programming concepts to write and analyze computer programs to solve problems.
- Recognize the System Developmental Life Cycle in the development of computer programs.
- Demonstrate the ability to critically examine, debug, and test computer programs.
- Demonstrate appropriate ethical and professional conduct related to technology and computing practices.