Computer Science - Associate of Applied Science

A grade of C- or better is required in all courses.

Total Credits Required for Degree: 60

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education Requirements
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits. 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Area I, II, and III; students must select one course from the remaining areas to complete General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Composition I4
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra 33
Area III: Laboratory Science
Select one course from the following:
Introduction Astro (lec+lab)4
Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution Laboratory
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology
and Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory
General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors4
General Chemistry II Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors4
Environmental Science I4
Physical Geography4
Physical Geology4
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
Algebra-Based Physics II
and Algebra-Based Physics II Lab
Calculus -Based Physics I
and Calculus -Based Physics I Lab
Calculus -Based Physics II
and Calculus -Based Physics II Lab
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts
General Education Elective
COMM 1130GPublic Speaking3
or COMM 1115G Introduction to Communication
Core Degree Requirements
C S 111Computer Science Principles4
C S 117Introduction to Computer Animation3
C S 151C++ Programming3
C S 153Python Programming I3
C S 172Computer Science I4
C S 271Object Oriented Programming4
C S 272Introduction to Data Structures4
C S 273Machine Programming and Organization3-4
or C S 209 Special Topics.
E T 182Digital Logic3
ENGL 2210GProfessional & Technical Communication3
ENGR 100GIntroduction to Engineering3
MATH 1430GApplications of Calculus I3
or MATH 1250G Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus
MATH 1511GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I3-4
or MATH 1350G Introduction to Statistics
Total Credits60

A Suggested Plan of Study - Computer Science

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

A grade of C- or better is required in all courses.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
C S 111 Computer Science Principles 4
C S 117 Introduction to Computer Animation 3
COMM 1130G
Public Speaking
or Introduction to Communication
ENGR 100G Introduction to Engineering 3
MATH 1220G College Algebra 1 3
C S 151 C++ Programming 3
C S 172 Computer Science I 4
MATH 1430G
Applications of Calculus I
or Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus
Select one Laboratory Science course from degree list 2 4
Second Year
C S 153 Python Programming I 3
C S 271 Object Oriented Programming 4
E T 182 Digital Logic 3
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
MATH 1511G
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
or Introduction to Statistics
C S 272 Introduction to Data Structures 4
C S 273
Machine Programming and Organization
or Special Topics.
ENGL 2210G Professional & Technical Communication 3
Select one course from Area IV, V, or VI 3 3
 Total Credits60