Computer Science

Degree Type: Associates of Science

The Associate degree in Computer Science designed to prepare students for transfer into a baccalaureate program as well as for a career as programmers and technicians.

The Associate Degree in Computer Science is a (2) track option with the opportunity to obtain a concurrent Certificate in Applied Science.  These options designed to strengthen the skills and knowledge of SUSLA’s graduates and better prepare them for entry into the labor force.  After graduation, students will be ready to work in an introduction level position in their career choice, or they may choose to continue their education in a four-year institution offering a degree in computer science or related field.

There are two concentrations in the Associate of Science within the Computer Science program:

  • Computer Science (Scientific concentration)

The Associates of Science in Computer Science prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Computer Science or related field.  This option offers the students desiring to have more business applications programming background to be more marketable in the business industry workforce.

  • Computer Science (Business Concentration)

The Associates of Science in Computer Science prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Computer Science or related field or enter the technology job market directly.  The program emphasizes mathematically-oriented computer applications.  This option offers students desiring to have a scientific background for programming to be more marketable in areas such as NASA that require a scientific/engineering background.

All students who complete 60 credit hours of coursework in Computer Science ( Scientific/Business) program and meeting all relevant university requirements awarded an Associate of Science degree in Computer Science. 

There are two (2) Concurrent Certificates of Applied Science within the Computer Science Program:

Computer Information Systems, Web Development

 


Computer Science
Associate of Science Degree

(Scientific Option)

FRESHMAN YEAR

Fall Semester

 

 

 

SENL

101S

Freshman English I

3

SMAT

121S

Pre-Calculus Algebra

3

CMPS

 

Approved Elective

3

CMPS

140S

Structured Programming

3

FROR

120S

College Success

1

 

 

 

13

           

  Spring Semester

SENL

102S

Freshman English II

3

SMAT

122S

Trigonometry

3

CMPS

150S

Python

3

 SBIO

103S

General Biology Lecture

3

 SBIO

103LS

General Biology Lab

1

 CMPS

293S

Intro to C ++ Programming

3

 

 

 

16

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Fall Semester

 

 

 

SMAT

211S

Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

4

CMPS

 

Approved Elective

3

SCOM

201S

Public Speaking

3

 

 

Fine Arts Elective

3

CMPS/CNET

 

Elective

3

 

 

 

16

           

   Spring Semester

CMPS

240S

Data Structures

3

CMPS/CNET

 

Elective

3

SSOC

201S

Intro to Sociology or

 

SPSY

201S

General Psychology

3

CMPS

250S

Discrete Structures

3

 

 

Natural Sciences Elective

3

 

 

 

15

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS:                                                                                                60

 

Advisor:  Breunka Moon; Dr. Iris Champion

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Associate of Science Degree

(Business Option)

FRESHMAN YEAR

Fall Semester

 

 

 

SENL

101S

Freshman English I

3

SMAT

121S

Pre-Calculus Algebra

3

CMPS

 

Approved Elective

3

CMPS

140S

Structured Programming

3

FROR

120S

College Success

1

 

 

 

13

           

                                     

                                      Spring Semester

SENL

102S

Freshman English II

3

SMAT

122S

Trigonometry

3

CMPS

215S

Business Application

3

 CMPS

293S

Intro to C ++ Programming

3

 SBIO

103S

General Biology Lecture

3

 SBIO

103LS

General Biology Lab

1

 

 

 

16

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Fall Semester

 

 

 

 

SMAT

211S

Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

4

CMPS

 

Approved Elective

3

SPCH

200S

Public Speaking

3

 

 

Fine Arts Elective

3

CMPS/CWEB/CISC

 

 

Approved Elective

 

3

 

 

 

16

           

   Spring Semester

CMPS/CISC

 

Approved Elective

3

CMPS

296S

Programming Using JAVA

3

SSOC

201S

Intro to Sociology or

 

SPSY

201S

General Psychology

3

CMPS/CWEB/CISC

 

Approved Elective

3

 

 

Natural Sciences Elective

3

 

 

 

15

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS:                                                                                                60


Please see your advisor or University Catalog for more information.

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