Computer Science Department
Computer Science Transfer Degree (A.S.)
Computer Science Transfer Degree, Secure Software Development (A.S)
The Computer Science associate in science degree programs provides the technical and general education courses necessary for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs in computer science or related disciplines. Programming knowledge and training in problem solving and analysis is stressed. A considerable amount of hands-on computer experience is incorporated into the curriculum. The Secure Software Development Concentration (SSD) is intended to prepare students to a 4 year program with the necessary skills and ability for the development of secure software. This concentration conforms to the framework for cybersecurity education developed jointly by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Academic advisors work closely with students to assist them with course planning in accordance with their intended baccalaureate major and transfer institution.
Career and Transfer Outlook
Career opportunities are open to students who transfer to a baccalaureate institution and complete a bachelor’s degree. Upon completion of a baccalaureate degree students qualify for positions such as: Programmer, Applications Developer, Software Developer, Programmer Analyst, Systems Analyst, Software Engineer, Software Quality Assurance Engineer and Systems Administrator.
For more information contact the Department Chairperson