The curriculum in the Computer Science Associate Degree program is designed to provide the transfer student the opportunity to achieve an Associate degree. While a baccalaureate or higher degree is recommended for those considering a major in computer science, earning the associate degree would demonstrate achievement and may support attempts to gain entry-level employment or promotion.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete this program will be able to:
Apply critical thinking skills in the analysis of a variety of programming problems.
Create a correctly functioning program from a previously designed solution to a given programming problem.
Complete a programming project with multiple programs, working individually and as part of a group.
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course
Associate of Science Degree
Completion of all courses listed above and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate of Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.
General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees
Refer to the Graduation Requirements or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.