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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Computer Science, AS

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CIP CODE: 11.0701

AWARD: Associate of Science

LENGTH: 2 Years- Transfer


This degree program is designed for the student preparing for transfer to a four year program in Computer Science. The student is responsible for determining transferability to a four-year college or university. 

Admissions Requirements:

Individuals are eligible for admission to CVCC if they are high school graduates or the equivalent, or if they are eighteen years of age or older and able to benefit academically from study at the community college, as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics.

In addition to the admissions requirements established for the college, entry into the computer science program requires:

1. Placement into MTH 263 (Calculus 1) or completion of MTH 167 (Precalculus with Trigonometry)
2. Satisfactory completion of the following high school units or equivalent as a minimum: 4 years of English, 3 years of mathematics (Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry), 1 year of laboratory science, and one year of social science. 

Students with deficiencies will require developmental studies and will not be able to complete the program within a two year window. 

Program Requirements:

All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma, certificate, or career studies certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.


The Program Pathway  is a resource for students that lists the following items:

  • The recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • Suggested course when more than one option exists
  • If the course has a prerequisite
  • Courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Total Program Credits: 63

1 Students are encouraged to confer with their intended transfer institution to determine the appropriate lab science. 

2 Students are to select courses from two of the three different catagories

3 Students should complete the first course of the sequence of the other lab science not completed earlier

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