Computer Science AS (Leading to BA)

 

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The Bachelor of Arts option provides you with a more rounded, less technical view of computer science. HCCC has articulation agreements with most regional colleges, which will allow students to transfer all their credits.

 

Major
Computer Science
Degree
Computer Science A.S. (B.A.)

Description

The graduates of the Associate in Science degree in Computer Science are prepared for transfer to four-year institutions to complete bachelor's degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related fields. The curriculum provides instruction in computer programming on the application and system levels, an understanding of computer hardware organization and architectures, and a working knowledge of microcomputer and microprocessor design. Students may choose from two tracks, one leading to a Bachelor of Science degree and the other leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree. The latter requires fewer advanced mathematics and physics courses. A.S. Computer Science curriculum for transfer to Bachelor of Arts.

Requirements

Complete CSS-100.

CSS-100 College Student Success

Complete the following courses:

COMPLETE ENG-101

ENG-101 College Composition I

COMPLETE ENG-102

ENG-102 College Composition II

Complete MAT-110 and MAT-111:

MAT-110 Precalculus
MAT-111 Calculus I

Complete MAT-112 and PHY-113.

MAT-112 Calculus II
PHY-113 Physics I

Complete the following course:

ECO-201 Principles of Macroeconomics

TAKE 1 SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE

Complete the following course:

RECOMMENDED HUM-101

Complete the following courses:

ENG-112 Speech

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Spotlight on Students and Alumni

Our Computer Science students and alumni are enthusiastic about their experiences at HCCC. Continue reading to see what one of them has to say.
Abdellah Amrhar
As a computer science major, I enjoyed the STEM courses and more importantly, the professors that are very responsive and made the course materials clear and coherent.
Abdellah Amrhar
Computer Science AS (BA) Graduate, 2020

Abdellah Amrhar expresses that HCCC was important to him because of its diverse and supportive community. He was one of just 50 students nationwide to be named a 2020 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholar.

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Program Learning Outcomes 

Upon successful completion of the Computer Science Program, students will be able to: 

  1. Computer Networks, which will give students introductory knowledge to work in the field of Computer Networking and Computer Security.
  2. Database Design and Concepts, which will provide students with the skills and knowledge to work in the field of Database Design.  
  3. Programming Languages, such as C++, Python, Java, SQL, Visual Basics, etc., which will provide opportunities for students to develop programming and analytical skills and provide them to work as computer programmers.  
  4. Operating Systems and Microprocessors, which will give students knowledge of computer architecture as well as troubleshooting computer hardware.
  5. Information Systems, which will teach students how to create and use technology wisely and ethically.

 

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Contact Information

Mohamedrafiq Siddiqui
Coordinator

263 Academy Street, Room S404 
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-4285 
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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Division
263 Academy Street, Room S204
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-4265
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