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    Palo Alto College
   
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

Computer Science: Associate of Science concentration in Computer Science


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This Associate of Science degree prepares students for entry-level positions as software developers. The program instills students with fundamental concepts and provides them with hands-on experience developing software applications. Students will be able to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the computer industry.

This concentration also provides a foundation for transfer into a 4-year computer science program.

Related Degrees and Certificates

Computer Information Systems: Associate of Science concentration in Computer Information Systems  

Computer Programmer A.A.S.  

Computer Support Specialist, A.A.S.  

Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, A.A.S  

Network Administrator, A.A.S.  

Cisco Certified Network Associate Level 1 Certificate  

Computer Programming Basics Level 1 Certificate  

Computer Programming Intermediate Level 1 Certificate  

Computer Support Specialist Level 1 Certificate  

Computer Forensics Level 1 Certificate  

Information Assurance & Cybersecurity Level 1 Certificate  

Personal Computer Skills Level 1 Certificate 

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 60)


Communications (10) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Mathematics (20) Core - 1 course (4 credit hours)


Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core 

Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from the Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core 

Creative Arts (50) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from the Creative Arts (50) Core 

American History (60) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


            Select 2 courses from the American History (60) Core 

Government/Political Science (70) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


            Select 2 courses from the Government/Political Science (70) Core 

Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core   

Additional Communications (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from the Additional Communication (90) Core 

Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core 

NOTES:


A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.
*COSC 1437 is strongly recommended for Transfer Student
Transfer student is encouraged to carefully examine requirements at the transfer institution. 
Requirements vary from institution to institution and can change from one year to the next.
CIP Code: 11.0701
Major Code: CMPS

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