Computer Science

Computer Science2018-11-29T13:00:04+00:00

Mission

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.

Overview

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.

Computer Science Prospects

•  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 Facts

Program Length: 70 weeks (Maximum Time Frame: 105 weeks)
Total Credits: 92 credits (Major – 64 credits & General Education – 28 credits)

Course List

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

General Education Requirements

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

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