Associate of Computer Science

General

Program Description

Computer Science Courses

  • CS 1030 Computer Science Principles
  • CS 1400 Programming Fundamentals
  • CS 1405 Fundamental of Programming Lab
  • CS 1410 Object-Oriented Programming
  • CS 1415 Object-Oriented Program Lab
  • CS 1810 Web Development I
  • CS 1820 Web Development II
  • CS 2420 Data Structures & Algorithms
  • CS 2450 Intro to Software Engineering
  • CS 2700 Digital Circuits
  • CS 2810 Computer Organiz/Architecture
  • CS 2830 Web Development III
  • CS 2860 Operating Systems

Computer Science Careers

Students who earn a degree in computer science should be able to work in the following areas:

Teaching

Computer science majors who earn a bachelorâs degree and certification in secondary education are usually eligible to be high school information technology teachers. With a masterâs degree, computer science majors are eligible to teach in a two-year college. These levels usually emphasize the teaching of programming. With a doctorate, computer science majors are eligible to teach in a four-year college or university. College professors may choose an area of specialization, which is usually related to their doctoral studies; they are also expected to do research.

Research

Scholarly research in computer science is usually combined with teaching at a four-year college or university. In addition, many companies including governmental agencies hire computer scientists to do research.

Software Engineering

Software engineers design and implement software solutions to real problems. They work for a variety of employers, most commonly software companies.

Computer Engineering

Computer engineers design and implement hardware solutions to real problems. They generally work for computer manufacturing companies.

Information Technology

Information Technologists provide support to individuals, groups, organizations, and companies in all sectors who use computers and related technology. They may be employed directly or as consultants. They recommend, install, and maintain computer and related hardware as well as software.

Last updated October 2019

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