This program gives students comprehensive computer instruction. Successful associate degree graduates are qualified for entry-level positions as computer technicians, programmers, and other information technology positions.
The Computer Science program is designed to prepare students for industry standards in networking and information technology careers, along with related business trades. This curriculum exposes students to many facets of the computer information technology industry, such as programming, web development, operating systems, etc. Successful associate degree graduates are qualified for entry-level positions as computer technicians, programmers, and other information technology positions.
- Students who graduate from the program can find numerous employment options in different fields of computer and information technology. Some examples include web developers, software developers, computer network support specialists, web administrators, etc. Employment of all computer occupations is expected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.
- Employment of computer support specialists is estimated to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupation. Since organizations continually upgrade to increasingly complex computer equipment and software, support services will constantly be in demand to meet installation and repair requirement.
Program Length: 70 weeks (Maximum Time Frame: 105 weeks)
Total Credits: 92 credits (Major – 64 credits & General Education – 28 credits
|CPS149||Windows Operating System Fundamentals||4|
|CPS150||Fundamentals of Information Technology||4|
|CPS161||Software Development Fundamentals||4|
|CPS163||Web Development Fundamentals||4|
|CPS164||Database Administration Fundamentals||4|
|CPS165||Windows Server Administration Fundamentals||4|
|CPS170||Hardware, Software & Troubleshooting Computers||4|
|CPS173||Mobile Development Fundamentals||4|
|CPS174||Gaming Development Fundamentals||4|
|CPS175||HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals||4|
|CPS181||IT Infrastructure I (CompTIA A+)||4|
|CPS182||IT Infrastructure II (CompTIA A+)||4|
|CPS190||Introduction to Information Systems||4|
|CPS200||Business Computer Applications||4|
|CPS222||Introduction to IT Infrastructure Management||4|
|CPS261||Querying SQL Server||4|
|CPS280||Advanced Web Development||4|
|CPS283||Object – Oriented Programming||4|
|CPS290||Programming Language concepts||4|
|CPS292||Introduction to Unix||4|
|BPS102||Business and Professional Speech||4|
|SPN101||Introduction to Spanish I||4|
|SPN101||Introduction to Spanish II||4|
|BIO102||Introduction to Biology||4|
|CPS101||Introduction to Computer Science||4|
|PSY101||Introduction to Psychology||4|
|SOC101||Introduction to Sociology||4|
|SOC201||Society and Human Behavior||4|
|(Select from at least one of each section)||Required 7
Instructor, Computer Science
|Dr. Tsai got his bachelor’s degree of Electrical Engineering from Chung Cheng Institute of Technology at 1988. After then, he served for Taiwan government for many years and then went abroad for pursuing master’s degree at University of Southern California. While he finished his study at USC, he was recruited by government and served again. From 1999, he started to pursue his Ph. D. and got the degree at 2006. After then, he served for Vanang University and transferred to serve for Chinese Culture University from Feb 2007 to July 2018 at Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering.
Currently, Dr. Tsai is staying at Montgomery county of Maryland and teaching at University of North America. His research is focused on Internet hacking, cybersecurity, and multimedia processing. Dr. Tsai has published more than 20 journals and 50 conference papers.
He likes to make contribution for teaching, advising, and doing research.