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Computer Science: Programming in Java (ASCSPJ)

Associate in Science Degree

Description

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.

Articulation

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/departments/curriculum/articulation.php?levelone=colleges.

Admissions Requirements

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

Contact Information

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Computer Instruction Dept
Advisors
Philip Geyer, Clarence Hasselbach, Khaled Mansour

Requirements

First Semester
Class Title 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) Computer and Information Literacy 3
Total 14
Second Semester
Class Title 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 Credits
COM 225 Intercultural Communication * 3
CPS 278 Java Server Programming 4
Elective(s) Natural Sciences ** 4
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 2 *** 3
Students must complete 100-level or above transferrable courses to reach a minimum of 60 credits. Possible CIS/CPS electives include: CIS 121, CIS 282, CPS 171, CPS 271 or CPS 272. 3
Total 17
Fourth Semester
Class Title Credits
CPS 251 Android Programming Using Java 4
ENG 226 Composition II 3
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 2 3
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3 *** 3
Students must complete 100-level or above transferrable courses to reach a minimum of 60 credits. Possible CIS/CPS electives include: CIS 121, CIS 282, CPS 171, CPS 271 or CPS 272. 3 - 12
Total 16 - 25
Total Credits Required
62 - 71

Footnotes

*Satisfies EMU's Diverse World Requirement.
**Students transferring to a four-year institution should choose a lab-based, MACRAO-approved science course.
***Choose three courses from at least two disciplines.

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