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Computer Science Degree

Santa Ana College: Degrees and Certificates for 2006-2007

Computer Science Degree (SAC 0280) and Certificate (SAC 0291)

The associate degree and certificate curriculum in computer science leads to entry-level employment in computer science, engineering and other areas where high aptitude in computer programming is recognized. The program prepares students for careers as engineering aides, scientific computing technicians and junior programmers. The program also prepares students to transfer to a university with a major in Computer Science.
Major requirements for the associate in arts or science degree and certificate:
Course Units
Computer Science 100, The Computer & Society 3
Computer Science 111, Introduction to Computer Organization 4
Computer Science 119, Fundamentals of Assembly Language 4
Programming
Computer Science 121, Programming Concepts 4
Computer Science 131, Data Structures Concepts 3
Computer Science 231, File System Concepts 3
Six (6) units from the following electives: 6
Computer Science 112, 117, 118, 134, 141, 205,
213, 241, 242, 243; Mathematics 180, 185, 270, 275.
TOTAL 27

Programming Certificate (SAC 2295)

Course Units
Computer Science 112, Java Programming 3
Computer Science 119, Fundamentals of Assembly Language
Programming (4 units)
OR 3-4
Computer Science 231, File System Concepts (3 units)
Computer Science 121, Programming Concepts 4
Computer Science 131, Data Structures Concepts 3
Computer Science 205, Advanced Visual BASIC 3
16-17