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Computer Science (AA/AS)

Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS)

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 Ken Quamme
 Ken Quamme 
Business Technology Chair, Associate Professor
701.774.4207

 

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    Degree Requirements

    16 credits completed in residence
    2.00 (C) grade point average
    72 total credits
    Minimum grade of 'C' in all required courses
    ASC 100-Freshman Seminar

    Associate in Applied Science
    General Education Requirements

    If you enjoy working with computers and doing your work in a logical fashion, you will enjoy a career in computer science and/or computer engineering. A strong technical background is required for the Bachelor of Science Degree. Many individuals complete course work in graduate level classes to improve their technical background and job opportunities.

    The curriculum outlined below is based on most common baccalaureate program requirements.  Students may earn an Associate's degree in Liberal Arts at WSC, but must transfer to a baccalaureate campus to complete a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science.

    Suggested Courses for AA                                                           Credits

    CHEM 121
    CHEM 122
    CSCI 160
    CSCI 161
    CSCI 289
    MATH 165
    MATH 166
    SPAN 101
    SPAN 102
    SPAN 201
    SPAN 202
    PHYS 251
    PHYS 252

    General Chemistry I L/L
    General Chemistry II L/L
    Computer Science I
    Computer Science II
    Social Implications of Computer Tech
    Calculus I
    Calculus II
    First Year Spanish I
    First Year Spanish II
    Second Year Spanish I
    Second Year Spanish II
    University Physics I L/L
    University Physics II L/L
    Programming Courses

    5
    5
    4
    4
    2
    4
    4
    4
    4
    4
    4
    5
    5
    12

    The courses listed above are reflective of those most commonly required in preparation for transfer to another college or university. For specific baccalaureate degree requirements, students should consult the catalog of the campus to which they intend to transfer.