Computer Science/Information Systems - Associate in Science

Curriculum Code: 551

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 designed for students who want to enter a career directly after graduating but those who change their plans find that most of their CCC credits transfer to four-year colleges. Students are encouraged to visit the NJ transfer website: www.njtransfer.org for transfer course equivalencies. CCC graduates have transferred to every university in New Jersey and scores of universities throughout America. The latest technology and learning tools support your education for a wide range of employment opportunities.

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:
Technical support, help desk support technician, software or network maintenance

Program Requirements (30-32)
Credits
AC
103
Accounting Principles I
4
CS
111
Computer Science I
4
CS
112
Computer Science II
4
MA
111
Discrete Math
4
Business Elective*
3-4
CS
210
Database Management
4
Computer Network Management Elective or
Computer Science Programming Elective
3-4
Computer Science Programming Elective
4

General Education Requirements (31-33)
Credits
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II
3
Math Elective (MA110 or Higher**)
3-4
Math Elective (MA110 or Higher**)
3-4
Lab Science Elective
4
Diversity Elective
3
Humanities Elective
3
Social Science Elective
3
Social Science or
Humanities Elective
3
History Elective
3
Elective Requirements
Credits
CS
132
Web Page Development I
4
CS
212
C++ Programming
4
CS
215
Visual Basic Programming
4
CS
216
Intermediate Java Programming
4
CS
222
Intro to Android Programming in Java
4
CS
233
Network Routing & Hardware
4
CS
234
LAN Switching & Wireless
4
CS
235
Accessing the WAN, Security & Troubleshooting
CS
240
Security +
3
CS
241
Computer Forensics
3
CS
275
Core Server Operating System
4

Total Credits: (61-65)

*Any course in a business related area that has a prefix of BU, OA, CS, RE, AC. ** Excluding MA 115 and recommending MA 130, Calculus I