Computer Science (A.S.)

BCC Computer Science student working on a desktop computer

Computer Science (A.S.) Program Overview

The Computer Science option in the Computer Information Systems degree program gives the student a technical understanding of computer systems. The curriculum provides students with extensive course work in computer science and mathematics. This program is designed for students planning to transfer to a baccalaureate institution for further study. To complete most computer assignments, students will need to use either BCC’s computer laboratory or an off-campus computer. A related major at the baccalaureate level is computer science.

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  • Expected Outcomes

    Graduates of this program should be able to:

    • Apply fundamental concepts of programming languages and software development to solve a diverse array of problems and recognize these concepts in different languages;
    • Communicate clearly, accurately and succinctly through written and verbal means;
    • Work effectively with others to design, develop, evaluate, and present solutions to business and software engineering problems;
    • Analyze a problem, gather appropriate data and use logic to solve, and predict and analyze results for relevance, accuracy and consistency; and
    • Recognize solution patterns of common problems and apply them to new challenges.