Feb 24, 2020
Division: Math, Computer, Engineering & Physical Sciences & Technologies
Academic Dept: Computer Science
Curriculum Chair: Prof. Dennis Ramos
A Note about Program Requirements
The requirements listed below are for students entering into this program in Spring 2016. Students who entered the program during a prior semester will find their specific requirements listed in the Catalog under which they entered. Archived Catalogs are accessible through the dropdown menu above.
Westchester Community College offers an A.S. degree in Computer Science, which enables graduates to transfer to four-year SUNY and private colleges and universities to earn a bachelor’s degree with two additional years of study.
Computer Science deals with the technical aspects of computing including the hardware components of the computer and the fundamental theories and algorithms of programming. Courses involve programming in different languages such as C++ and Java, data structures, and computer architecture and design. Some courses include a lab component.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students will be able to analyze and solve problems using software engineering development processes and object-oriented design principles.
- Students will be able to create computer software applications by following analysis and design requirements.
- Students will be able to define and design the internal structures of a computer.
General Education Requirements - 34 Credits
Students are required to fulfill a certain number of credits within the specific categories shown below. Where specific courses are not listed within these categories, courses must be selected from the list of SUNY General Education Courses .
Basic Communication (3 credits)
Natural Sciences (8 credits)
Select ONE of the following PAIRS of courses:
Social Sciences (3 credits)
Degree Requirements - 26 Credits
Computer Science, Engineering, or Math Electives
Select TWO courses from the following:
Minimum Total Credits - 60
Educational Plan: The Educational Plan is an advisement tool that provides important information to students about how to complete this degree. Click here to Download the Educational Plan .