2022-2023 Course Catalog 
  
    Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Course Catalog

Science - Computer Science Specialization, (AA&S)


Program Info

Minimum credits: 61
Length: 2 years (4 semesters) if suggested full-time course sequence is followed.

Division: Arts, Sciences, & Business
Contact: 434.797.8402 or 434.797.8462
Award: Associate of Arts & Sciences
Plan Code: 881-03 CIP Code: 24.0101

This degree is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university to study computer science, information technology, or computer security. The program is similar to the A.A.S. in Science in its core course sequence. Students should complete a DCC program comparable to the first two years of the program at the transfer institution.

 

Program Description

The Associate of Arts and Sciences in Science - Computer Science Specialization is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year university for computer science, information technology, or computer security. Students have sufficient flexibility to select courses appropriate to the requirements of their intended transfer institution. Admission requirements vary by institution and students are urged to familiarize themselves with the requirements of the college to which they intend to transfer. Students should complete a DCC program comparable to the first two years of the program at the transfer institution.

Program Outcomes: Graduates will be able to:

  • Apply problem-solving skills to implement computer software solutions using both procedural and object-oriented programming languages.
  • Define, apply, and implement appropriate common data structures to solve computing problems.
  • Identify and define the working internal structures of a computer System and the basic principles of its operation.

Course Sequence


Total Credit Hours: 16


Second Semester


Total Credit Hours: 15


Third Semester


Total Credit Hours: 16


Total Credit Hours: 14