Computer Science

Computer Science2019-05-16T14:43:14+00:00

!

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

Number Course Credits
Core requirements
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
CPS166 Networking Fundamentals 4
CPS167 Security Fundamentals 4
CPS170 Hardware, Software & Troubleshooting Computers 4
CPS172 Microsoft.NET Fundamentals 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

1


!

Number Course Credits
BPS102 Business and Professional Speech 4
ENG101 English Composition 4
HIST203 U.S. History 4
SPN101 Introduction to Spanish I 4
SPN101 Introduction to Spanish II 4
BIO102 Introduction to Biology 4
CPS101 Introduction to Computer Science 4
MAT101 Algebra 4
MAT201 Pre-Calculus 4
CRT101 Critical Thinking 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
courses

!

Abdulrahman Aulabi

Instructor, Computer Science

•  M.A. Cybersecurity in Computer Science-The George Washington University

•  B.A. Computer Science-George Mason University

Mr. Aulabi has had extensive experience in programming in the professional world, with over 8 years of hands-on experience in programming, software engineering, and software testing. He started his career at Accenture, a global management consulting company, as a Software Developer, with a concentration in Object Oriented Programming and database technologies. Currently, Mr. Aulabi is a Senior Software Developer at CARFAX, a company that uses big data technologies to keep track and maintain nearly 20 billion records. In his free time, Mr. Aulabi likes to play soccer, lift weights at the gym, and do some extreme sports like skydiving, paintballing, and snowboarding.

Chang-Lung Tsai

Instructor, Computer Science

  • Ph. D., Electrical Engineering- National Central University
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering- University of southern California
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering- Chung Cheng Institute of Technology
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.

Mohamed K. Ahmed

Instructor, Computer Science

  • M.S., Management Information Systems, Cum laude, Strayer University, Alexandria, Virginia, 2005.
  • M.S., Computer Science and Information Systems, Cum laude, Troy State University, Montgomery, Alabama, 1997.
  • B.S., Naval Science, Valedictorian, Naval Academy, Alexandria, Egypt 1981.
Mr. Ahmed successfully managed multimillion-dollar information technology programs.  Proficient in all aspects of Program Management implementations to include scheduling, planning, executions, and results assessments. Expert in agile software development processes.  Successfully implemented CMMI-III and EVM/body of knowledge on all managed projects and programs. Strong understanding of software development lifecycles, Software Engineering, Network Engineering, Systems Integration, and Enterprise Architectures.  Mr. Ahmed developed presentations, white papers and technical analysis as major inputs to customers’ leaderships’ informative decisions. Successfully developed Analysis of Alternatives to optimize customers’ IT infrastructures by selecting and recommending the most efficient alternative.  Provided implementations plan and strategy for the selected alternative to include an Operational Capabilities Assessment. Proposed approach as well as a Rough Order on Magnitude (ROM) of the investment, definition of the operational improvements and savings to include Timelines and Milestones for implementation and Return on Investment analysis. Mr. Ahmed taught at Southern University Computer Science department.

  Request Info               703-206-0508         Contact Us