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
Rhetoric and Composition4
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra 33
Area III: Laboratory Science
Select one course from the following:
Introduction to Astronomy4
Natural History of Life
and Natural History of Life Laboratory
Cellular and Organismal Biology
and Cellular and Organismal Biology Laboratory
General Chemistry I4
General Chemistry II4
Introductory Environmental Science4
Geography of the Natural Environment4
Introductory Geology4
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
Engineering Physics I
and Engineering Physics I Laboratory
Engineering Physics II
and Engineering Physics II Laboratory
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts
General Education Elective
COMM 253GPublic Speaking3
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
Core Degree Requirements
C S 111Computer Science Principles4
C S 117Introduction to Computer Animation3
or C S 155 Internet Programming I
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 218GTechnical and Scientific Communication3
ENGR 100Introduction to Engineering3
MATH 142GCalculus for the Biological and Management Sciences3
or MATH 190G Trigonometry and Precalculus
MATH 191GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I3-4
or STAT 251G Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences
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.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
C S 111 Computer Science Principles 4
C S 117
Introduction to Computer Animation
or Internet Programming I
Public Speaking
or Principles of Human Communication
ENGR 100 Introduction to Engineering 3
MATH 121G College Algebra 1 3
C S 172 Computer Science I 4
C S 151 C++ Programming 3
Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences
or Trigonometry and Precalculus
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 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
or Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences
C S 272 Introduction to Data Structures 4
C S 273
Machine Programming and Organization
or Special Topics.
ENGL 218G Technical and Scientific Communication 3
Select one course from Area IV, V, or VI 3 3
 Total Credits60