NVCC 2004-2005 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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COMPUTER SCIENCE
Associate in Science Degree AL, AN, LO, MA, WO

Purpose: The curriculum is designed primarily for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete the baccalaureate degree in Computer Science. The curriculum emphasizes the study of the science of computing and the use of computing in a scientific setting.

Transfer Information: Students are advised to work closely with the faculty and counseling staff for program and course scheduling. Electives should be chosen carefully to meet requirements of transfer institution. The responsibility for proper course selection rests with the student.

Recommended Preparation: Satisfactory completion of the following high school units or equivalent: 4 units of English and 4 units of college preparatory mathematics.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   CSC

100

Intro. to Computer Usage

1

 

   CSC

201

Computer Science I

4

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

   MTH

173

Calculus with Analytic Geom. I

5

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

   STD

 

Elective

1

 

 

   CSC

202

Computer Science II

 

4

 

   ENG

112

College Composition II

 

3

 

   MTH

174

Calculus with Analytic Geom. II

 

5

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

 

1

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

17

16

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   CSC

205

Computer Organization

3

 

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Natural Science/Lab Elective

4

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication

3

 

 

   CSC

205

Computer Organization

 

3

 

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General Elective

 

3

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

 

3

 

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Natural Science/Lab Elective

 

4

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

13

14

Total credits for the A.S. Degree in Computer Science = 60.

1 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology). All electives should be selected in conjunction with an advisor and after examining the requirements at the transfer institution.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 The natural science elective may be selected from biology, chemistry (excluding CHM 101-102), physics, and geology courses with a lab component.

4 General elective should be selected in conjunction with an advisor and after examining the requirements at the transfer institution.

5 The humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from list on page 38. Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or faculty advisor to meet requirements of transfer institution.

 

       
 
       

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