Jan 19, 2021
Award: Associate of Science degree, A.S. (code AS.CPS.GAME)
Total Credit Hours: 60 credit hours.
About the Computer Science Department
Purpose: This transfer program provides a solid computer science and mathematics foundation for those students transferring to four-year colleges and universities to pursue a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Students who have already selected a transfer college/university should consult with their Department Chair to plan their program and to keep abreast of program changes and updates to the articulation agreements between Anne Arundel Community College and the transfer institutions.
Computer Science Transfer, A.S. (code AS.CPS.SCI)
Computer Science Transfer, Computer Information Systems Option, A.S. (code AS.CPS.CIS)
Computer Science Transfer, Management Information Systems Option, A.S. (code AS.CPS.MIS)
Computer Science Transfer, Game and Simulation Programming Option, A.S. (code AS.CPS.GAME)
Range of Occupations
Graduates in this field will find positions available in industry, education and government. Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center at www.aacc.edu/careers.
Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses
AACC faculty developed the following sequence of courses to encourage greater success in each student’s program of study. This sequence incorporates all of the student’s admissions requirements for this degree and provides the student with essential notes to guide their success. It is recommended that students view and save this as they plan courses for this degree.
Arts and Humanities: 6 credits
Computer Technology: 4 credits
Program Requirements: 20-24 credits
Computer Competency Requirement
General education requirement CTA 103 meets this requirement.
Students may satisfy the diversity requirement simultaneously as they satisfy the arts and humanities, biological and physical sciences, social and behavioral sciences or health/fitness/wellness general education requirements or elective requirements. See Diversity Requirement for a list of approved courses.
Fast Track Option
This program has a Fast Track Option for those holding a college degree.
Related Educational Opportunities
Agreements may exist for this program of study. To access agreements, go to www.aacc.edu/transfer and then click on “Articulations.”