Computer Science

Associate of Science Course of Study

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This program prepares students for transfer to a four-year school to obtain a baccalaureate degree. Individual courses are needed by students who wish to use the computer to solve problems in engineering, mathematics, sciences, and social sciences leading toward careers in telecommunications, computer design, and computer applications within various science and engineering fields. These courses are also of interest to people who are striving to master their personal computers.

Courses marked with an asterisk [*] are not currently offered at PPCC.

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

3

OR

 

 

ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

(3)

ENG 201

English Composition III: CO3

(3)

Oral Communication

Three (3) credit hours

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

or

 

 

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

(3)

or

 

 

COM 220

Intercultural Communication: SS3

(3)

Mathematics

Three (3) credit hours minimum (credit hours over three [3] will be applied to the electives category). Full list of requirements.

Suggested Course

MAT 201

Calculus I: MA1

5

Arts and Humanities

Six (6) credit hours gtPathways Arts and Humanities courses from two different areas (AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4). Full list of requirements.

GT-AH1:

ART 110, ART 111, ART 112, ART 207, DAN 125, MUS 120, MUS 121, MUS 122, MUS 123, MUS 125, THE 105, THE 108, THE 211, THE 212, THE 215

GT-AH2:

HUM 103, HUM 115, HUM 121, HUM 122, HUM 123, LIT 115, LIT 201, LIT 202, LIT 205, LIT 211, LIT 212, LIT 221, LIT 222, LIT 225, LIT 246, LIT 259*, LIT 268

GT-AH3:

PHI 111, PHI 112, PHI 113, PHI 114, PHI 115, PHI 116, PHI 205, PHI 214, PHI 218, PHI 220*

GT-AH4:

FRE 211, FRE 212, GER 211, GER 212, ITA 211, ITA 212, JPN 211, JPN 212, RUS 211, RUS 212, SPA 211, SPA 212

History

Three (3) credit hours. Full list of requirements.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Six (6) credit hours gtPathways Social and Behavioral Sciences courses from two different areas (SS1, SS2, SS3). Full list of requirements.

GT-SS1:

AGE 102*, ECO 101*, ECO 201, ECO 202, ECO 211*, ECO 245, POS 105, POS 111, POS 125, POS 205, POS 215, POS 225

GT-SS2:

GEO 105, GEO 106

GT-SS3:

AGR 260*, ANT 101, ANT 102*, ANT 103, ANT 104, ANT 107, ANT 108*, ANT 201, ANT 215, ANT 225, ANT 250*, COM 220, CRJ 110, ETH 200, JOU 105, PSY 101, PSY 102, PSY 205, PSY 217, PSY 226, PSY 227, PSY 231*, PSY 235, PSY 238, PSY 240*, PSY 249, PSY 265, SOC 101, SOC 102, SOC 205, SOC 207, SOC 215, SOC 216, SOC 218, SOC 220, SOC 231, SOC 237, WST 200, WST 225*, WST 240*, WST 249*

Natural and Physical Sciences

Twelve (12) credit hours gtPathways Natural and Physical Sciences courses (SC1). One (2 course) lab sequence in any guaranteed transfer science discipline (SC1); additional guaranteed transfer lab science course (SC1).

Suggested Courses

GEY 111

Physical Geology w/Lab: SC1

4

PHY 211

Physics: Calculus-Based I w/Lab: SC1

5

PHY 212

Physics: Calculus-Based II w/Lab: SC1

5

Electives

Twenty-one (21) credit hours selected from the AS approved course list. Please see your advisor for help choosing your electives.

Suggested Courses

CSC 160

Computer Science I: (Language)

4

CSC 161

Computer Science II: (Language)

4

CSC 225

Computer Architecture/Assembly Language Programming

4

CSC 230

C Programming: Platform

3

CSC 240

Java Programming

3

MAT 202

Calculus II: MA1

5

For transfer to UCCS, do not take any more than one course from the following.

CSC 120

Problem Solving with (Software Package)

3

CSC 126

Game Design & Development

3

CSC 150

Visual Basic Programming: 6.0

3

CSC 220

Introduction to Microsoft Visual Basic.NET

3

Total Credit Hours

60