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Computer Science (AS) Computer Studies Total Units: 34
Term Effective: Fall 2019


The Computer Science major will allow students whose planned transfer major is Computer Science to earn an Associate Degree while meeting the typical lower division requirements for a Computer Science degree at a four-year institution.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Successfully pursue a bachelor's degree in computer science at a four-year institution;
  2. Apply the basic and intermediate problem solving and programming skills and tools necessary to succeed in upper division computer science courses; and
  3. Apply the mathematical tools necessary to succeed in upper division computer science courses.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Computer Science (AS) program are:

  • Complete 34 units from
    • Computer Science Major Core Requirements

Computer Science Major Core Requirements - complete 34.00 units
CS 10AIntroduction to Programming Concepts and Methodologies4.00
CS 10BProgramming Concepts and Methodologies 14.00
CS 10CProgramming Concepts and Methodologies 24.00
CS 12Assembly Language Programming/Computer Architecture4.00
MATH 1ACalculus, First Course5.00
MATH 1BCalculus, Second Course5.00
MATH 4Discrete Mathematics4.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 4.00 units from the following:
PHYS 40Classical Mechanics for Scientists and Engineers5.00
PHYS 41Waves, Optics, and Thermodynamics for Scientists & Engineers4.00
PHYS 42Electricity and Magnetism for Scientists and Engineers4.00

Term Effective: Fall 2019

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Previous Versions:

Computer Science - effective Fall 2018
Computer Science - effective Spring 2010
Computer Science - effective Summer 2007
Computer Science - effective Fall 2004
Computer Science - effective Fall 2002

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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