Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Computer Technology (AAS)

The College offers a Computer Technology program that focuses on general applications programming. Students seeking a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science should consult the requirements for the BS in Computer Science or the BS in Computer Science/Mathematics.

Pathways Common Core Requirements: 24-26

Pathways Required Core: 12-13 credits

English Composition (RECR) (6 credits)

ENG 111Introduction to College Writing(RECR)

3

ENG 151College Writing(RECR)

3

Mathematical and Quantitative Reasonsing (RMQR) (3 or more credits )

Students are required to complete the following courses:

MTH 231Analytic Geometry and Calculus I(RMQR)

3

MTH 231: Also fulfills major requirement.

Life and Physical Sciences (RLPR) (3 or more credits)

Students are required to complete one of the following courses:

AST 120Space Science I(RLPR)

4

BIO 170General Biology I(RLPR)

3

CHM 141General Chemistry I(RLPR)

3

GEO 115Fundamentals of Physical Geology(RLA)

3

PHY 120General Physics I(RLPR)

3

Pathways Flexible Core: 12-13 credits

Students may take no more than two courses from any discipline or interdisciplinary field in the Flexible Core.

U.S. Experience in its Diversity (FUSR) (3 credits)

Students are required to complete the following course:

COR 100United States: Issues, Ideas, and Institutions(FUSR)

3

Scientific World (FSWR) (3 or more credits)

Students are required to complete one of the following courses:

AST 160Space Science II(FSWR)

4

BIO 180General Biology II(FSWR)

3

CHM 142General Chemistry II(FSWR)

3

ESC 110Meteorology and Climatology(RLA)

3

GEO 102Earth Systems History(FSWR)

3

PHY 160General Physics II(FSWR)

3

NOTE: These courses are part of a sequence and require specific prerequisites and/or corequisites. Please click on the course for prerequisite and/or corequisite information.

In addition to the above, students must select 2 courses from the following areas of the Flexible Core: (6 credits)

  1. World Cultures and Global Issues (FWGR)
  2. Creative Expression (FCER)
  3. Individual and Society (FISR)

NOTE: Students may take courses in STEM areas of the Common Core that have 3 or more credits. This may result in students finishing their degree with more than the regular number of credits required.

Pre-Core Requirement: 4 credits

CSC 126Introduction to Computer Science(FSWR)

4

A grade of C or above in CSC 126 is required for continuation in the program. Students will be allowed to repeat the course, if necessary.

1. Programming Sequence

Core Requirements: (28-30 credits)

CSC 210Applications Programming(RNL)

4

OR

CSC 332Operating Systems I(RLA)

3

 

CSC 305Operating Systems Programming Laboratory(RNL)

1

CSC 211Intermediate Programming(RNL)

4

 

CSC 220Computers and Programming(RNL)

4

OR

Two two-credit CSC courses at the 200-level or above

 

CSC 228Discrete Mathematical Structures for Computer Science(RLA)

4

CSC 326Data Structures(RNL)

4

CSC 330Object-Oriented Software Design(RNL)

4

MTH 229Calculus Computer Laboratory(RLA)

1

MTH 231Analytic Geometry and Calculus I(RMQR)

3

CSC 332: to be chosen in consultation with an advisor

2. Information Science Sequence

Core Requirements: (30 credits)

Option One:

BUS 215Information Management(RNL)

4

MGT 110Organizational Theory and Management(RNL)

3

CSC 210Applications Programming(RNL)

4

ISI 205Data Communications and IT Infrastructure(RNL)

4

ISI 300Information Structures for Business(RLA)

4

CSC 226Web Database Applications(RNL)

3

CSC 315Introduction to Database Systems(RLA)

4

MTH 229Calculus Computer Laboratory(RLA)

1

 

MTH 231Analytic Geometry and Calculus I(RMQR)

3

OR

MTH 221Applied Finite Mathematics and Business Calculus(RMQR)

4

OR

Option Two:

BUS 215Information Management(RNL)

4

MGT 110Organizational Theory and Management(RNL)

3

CSC 211Intermediate Programming(RNL)

4

ISI 205Data Communications and IT Infrastructure(RNL)

4

CSC 226Web Database Applications(RNL)

3

CSC 315Introduction to Database Systems(RLA)

4

CSC 326Data Structures(RNL)

4

MTH 229Calculus Computer Laboratory(RLA)

1

MTH 231Analytic Geometry and Calculus I(RMQR)

3

Electives: 0-4 credits

Total Credits Required: 60