Computer Science - Associate in Science

Curriculum Code: 552

Program Information
This program prepares students to continue their education at a four-year college or university in fields such as computer science, computer information sciences and information systems management. The program parallels the computer science offerings at four-year colleges and universities.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AS programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors to four- year colleges and universities. CCC graduates have obtained bachelor’s degrees and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. Cumberland has transfer agreements with a number of four-year colleges and universities. As a graduate of a fully accredited community college, your coursework will be received with full credit transfer at most state colleges, public and private universities across the country. The NJ Lampitt bill passed in 2008 by the NJ State legislature assures seamless transfer of credits toward junior standing at NJ state colleges and universities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Apply critical thinking skills to design application programs within the context of a business system. •Apply computing skills to develop application-based solutions within the context of a business system. •Locate, retrieve, and critically evaluate information and information sources. •Demonstrate competency and comprehension in selected categories of the Computer Science body of knowledge to align with current academic and professional best practices.


Employment Opportunities:
Computer support specialist, web master

Program Requirements (31-32)
Credits
CS
111
Computer Science I
4
CS
112
Computer Science II
4
CS
216
Intermediate Java Programming
4
MA
111
Discrete Math
4
MA
130
Calculus I
4
Math Elective (MA 110 or higher*)
3-4
Computer Science Program Elective
4
Computer Science Program Elective
4

General Education Requirements (32-33)
Credits
History Elective
3
Humanities Elective
3
Social Science or
Social Science Elective
3
Humanities Elective
3
Diversity Elective
3
Science Electives (PI141 Physics I and PI142 Physics II Recommended)
8
Math Elective (MA 110 or higher*)
3-4
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II
3
Elective Requirements
Credits
CS
132
Web Page Development I
4
CS
210
Database Management
4
CS
212
C++ Programming
4
CS
215
Visual Basic Programming
4
CS
222
Intro to Android Programming in Java
4

Total Credits: (63-65)

* Excluding MA 115 and recommending MA 140 Calculus II or MA 208 Linear Algebra