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Computer Science: Programming in Java (ASCSPJ)

Associate in Science Degree


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.


Davenport University, BS degree;
Eastern Michigan University, BS degree;
Kaplan 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 must have:
-Academic Math Level of 4 or higher to enroll in CPS 161.
-Academic Math Level of 4 or higher to enroll in MTH 176.

Contact Information

Business/Computer Technologies
Computer Instruction Dept
Philip Geyer
Khaled Mansour


(Items marked in orange are available online.)
First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
CPS 161 An Introduction to Programming with Java 4
MTH 176 or higher 4 credit math course 4
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 1 * 3
Elective(s) Natural Sciences 3
Total 14
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ENG 111 Composition I 4
CPS 261 Advanced Java Concepts 4
CPS 276 Web Programming Using Apache, MySQL, and PHP 4
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 1 3
Total 15
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
CIS 282 Database Principles and Application 3
CPS 278 Java Server Programming 4
Elective(s) Natural Sciences with Lab 3
Elective(s) Writing/Composition or Communication 3
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 2 3
Total 16
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
CIS 121 Linux/UNIX I: Fundamentals 4
CPS 251 Android Programming Using Java 4
CPS 298 Professional Team Programming 4
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 2 * 3
General Education Elective(s) (0-1 credit) to reach a minimum 30 General Education Credits 1
Total 16
Total Credits Required


*Suggest selecting a WCC general education course that satisfies EMU's Diverse World Requirement. A list of these courses may be found at www.wccnet.edu/academics/classes/emu-diverse-world-requirement/ .

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