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Computer Science (AS) Computer Studies Total Units: 38
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Term Effective: Summer 2007


The computer Sciences 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 major, 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 38 units from
    • Computer Science Major Core Requirements

Computer Science Major Core Requirements - complete 38.00 units
MATH 2ACalculus, Third Course3.00
CIS 10BComputer Science Fundamentals II3.00
CIS 50.71Introduction to UNIX3.00
MATH 1ACalculus, First Course5.00
MATH 1BCalculus, Second Course5.00
MATH 4Discrete Mathematics4.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 6.00 units from the following:
MATH 2ACalculus, Third Course3.00
MATH 5Linear Algebra3.00
MATH 15Elementary Statistics4.00
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
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
CIS 17Java Programming3.00

Term Effective: Summer 2007

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.

Term Inactive: Spring 2010

Previous Versions:

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.

It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.


CS 10 was CIS 10
CS 11 was CIS 11
CS 12 was CIS 22
CS 17.11 was CIS 17
CS 81.21 was CIS 50.71
CS 115.11A was CS 115.1A
(Part of BOT/CIS to CS conversion. Curriculum Office 5/28/09)

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