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Computer Science Transfer (ASCSCT)

Associate in Science Degree

This program has been replaced by Computer Science: Programming in Java Associate in Science Degree (ASCSPJ). Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2013 semester.

If you have questions about this program please contact a program advisor or contact a general student advisor.


This program prepares students to transfer to Eastern Michigan University to complete a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Applied Computer Science and to pursue careers in computer science fields such as computer systems programming and analysis, software development and maintenance, and applications programming.


Eastern Michigan University, BS degree.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet.edu/curriculum/articulation/levelone/colleges.

Admissions Requirements

Students need an Academic Math Level of 4 or higher to enroll in MTH 176.

Contact Information

Business/Computer Technologies
Computer Instruction Dept
Philip Geyer
Clarence Hasselbach
Khaled Mansour


(Items marked in orange are available online.)
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
CPS 161 An Introduction to Programming with Java 4
CPS 261 Programming Data Structures in Java 4
Complete one course from: CIS 121, CIS 221, CIS 282, CPS 120, CPS 171, CPS 271, CPS 293, or INP 150. 3 - 4
Total 11 - 12
General Education Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
ENG 111 and Composition I 4
ENG 226 Composition II 3
COM 225 Intercultural Communication * 3
MTH 176 College Algebra ** 4
CEM 111 or General Chemistry I
GLG 114 or Physical Geology
PHY 211 Analytical Physics I 4 - 5
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science *** 9
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities **** 6
CIS 100 Introduction to Computers and Software Applications 3
Total 36 - 37
Required Support Courses
Class Title Minimum Credits
MTH 191 Calculus I 5
Total 5
Required Courses
Class Title Minimum Credits
Students must complete 100-level or above transferrable courses. ***** 12 - 15
Total 12 - 15
Total Credits Required
64 - 69


*Satisfies EMU's Diverse World Requirement.
**MTH 176 should be completed at WCC to satisfy EMU's Quantitative Reasoning Requirement. If completed at EMU, MATH 110 will be required unless waived by ACT/SAT or math placement score.
***Choose three courses from at least two disciplines.
****Students transferring to a four-year institution should choose a lab-based, MACRAO-approved science course.
*****Students intending to transfer to EMU to complete the Comprehensive Computer Science Degree must take the following courses: MTH 192, MTH 197 and a second course in a sequence: CEM 122, GLG 125 or PHY 222.

Students must meet the Computer and Information Literacy Graduation Requirement. See General Education Graduation Requirements in the WCC Bulletin.

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