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2024-25 Catalog 
2024-25 Catalog

Computer Science (AAS)

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  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better must be earned in all required CS courses (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable). A grade of “C-” or better must be earned in all required support courses. In addition, an overall GPA of 2.70 or higher must be attained for all required courses.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: This degree requires a minimum 67 credit hours.
  • Assessment Requirements: Students will be required to complete certain assessment instruments as part of the overall requirements for receiving their associate’s degree. Please see your advisor or your department for specific information regarding assessment.
  • Program Code: 8023AAS
  • CIPC: 110701


It is strongly suggested that Computer Science students see the departmental advisor on a regular basis. Call the department administrative specialist at 801-626-7929 for an appointment with the advisor.  (Also refer to the Department Advisor Referral List.)

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Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study (refer to Enrollment Services and Information ) as Associate of Applied Science in Computer Science. No special admission or application requirements are needed for this program.

General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements for the AAS general education requirements (core and breadth). The following required support courses will also be applied toward general education requirements: COMM 2110 , ENGL 2010 , CHEM 1110  (or CHEM 1130  or CHEM 1210  or (GEO 1060  and GEO 1065 ) or (GEO 1110  and GEO 1115 ) or (PHYS 2210  and PHYS 2215 ) or (PHYS 2010  and PHYS 2015 ) or BTNY 1403  or HTHS 1110  or MICR 2054  or ZOOL 1610  or ZOOL 2420 ), and MATH 1040  (or MATH 1210  or MATH 1120  or MATH 3410 ), CS 1030 , LIBS 1704 , and ETC 2001 .

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics
  • Analyze problems, identify, and define requirements
  • Design, implement, & evaluate computer-based systems
  • Function in teams
  • Professional, ethical, security, and social behavior
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Analyze local and global impact of computing
  • Engage in continuing professional development
  • Use current techniques, skills, and tools
  • Apply mathematics, algorithms, and computer theory
  • Apply design and development principles

Major Course Requirements for AAS Degree

 Course Descriptions-CS, ETC, NET, WEB  

Writing Support Courses (3 credit hours)

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Information Literacy (1 credit hour)

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Information Literacy as defined in this catalog is also required for the AAS degree.

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