May 17, 2024  
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, A.S.

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CIP: 11.0201
School of Sciences, Health, Engineering and Math 505-428-1323

This program is designed for students who intend to pursue a bachelor’s degree in computer science. It provides students with general education requirements and rigorous courses in software design and programming. Students must work closely with their transfer institution and their SFCC adviser to ensure the best transition to four-year schools.

Students can earn the following certificate related to this degree: 

Students can follow the Program Map(s) listed below to complete this program:

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Identify and explain theoretical and core concepts of computer science.
  • Design and create software applications using high-level programming language.
  • Analyze and formulate solutions for problems using mathematical foundations and algorithmic principles.
  • Work effectively in teams to build software systems.
  • Evaluate ethical, social and legal issues related to computer science fields.
  • Justify and support the importance of lifelong learning in the area of computer science and technology.

General Education Requirements: (42 Credits)

Mathematics (8 Credits)

Students who do not place into MATH 1510  must take appropriate MATH prerequisites

Laboratory Science (12 Credits)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3-6 Credits)

Creative and Fine Arts (3-6 Credits)

Humanities (3-6 Credits)

The combined total of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Creative and Fine Arts areas should equal 12 credit hours.

Health and Wellness (1 Credit)

Total 62 Credits

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