May 28, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Computer Science (AS)


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Division of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

This program enables students to practice developing larger applications and study computer architecture and operating systems. Students learn object-oriented and modular programming techniques, including the use, design, and analysis of data structures and associated algorithms. This program prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution so they may pursue a baccalaureate degree in computer science.

Upon successful completion, the Associate in Science Degree in Computer Science is awarded.

Program Learning Outcomes

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credits: 15


credits: 15


First Year: Semester 1 or 2


credits: 6


Second Year: Semester 1


credits: 15


Second Year: Semester 2


credits: 15/18


Total Credits: 68/69


Program Notes


This program qualifies as an Alternative Transfer Agreement (MassTransfer) with select public institutions in Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.mass.edu/masstransfer.

Competency in mathematics is a MassBay graduation requirement. Prior to graduation, students must demonstrate competency at 100-level math. This may be accomplished by an appropriate placement test score or completion of a 100-level mathematics course or higher, except mathematics courses with a MAC prefix.

Humanities Electives:


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Social Science Electives:


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