Computer Science

Business Division
Upon successful completion of the Computer Science Certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for employment as a programmer trainee and demonstrates his or her ability to logically solve and write a solution in the C++ programming language; and for transfer to a four-year college.

Total Units Required 42-55
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
C S 11 Fundamentals of Computer Science 3
C S 17 Computer Logic 3
C S 29A Pascal Programming 3
MATH See Group I Below 3-5

Second Semester
C S 25 ASSEMBLY Language Programming: Macro 3
C S 31A "C" Programming 3
MATH See Group I Below 3-5
ENG 1A Written Communications 3

Third Semester
C S 31B C++ Programming 3
C S 33 Systems Analysis and Design 3
MATH See Group I Below 3-5
COM ST 1A Fundamentals of Speech 3

Fourth Semester
ELECTIVES See Group II Below 6-10

Group I (Mathematics)
(minimum of 3 courses from the following)
MATH 1 Calculus 5
MATH 2 Calculus 4
MATH 3 Vector Calculus 4
MATH 4 Differential Equations 4
MATH 5 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 12 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 4
MATH 20 Finite Mathematics 3

Group II (Electives)
(minimum of 6 to 10 units selected from the following)
BUS 1A Principles of Accounting 5
BUS 1B Principles of Accounting 5
BUS 4 Managerial Accounting 5
CHEM 1A General Chemistry 5
C S 24A Beginning COBOL Programming 3
C S 24B Advanced COBOL Programming 3
C S 26A Java Programming 3
C S 27 Engineering FORTRAN 3
C S 28 Visual BASIC Programming 4
C S 32 Computer Operations 3
C S 42 UNIX 3
C S 43A Database Design using Microsoft Access® 3
C S 54 Fundamentals of Data Communications 3
C S 56 Networking Essentials 3
ECON 1A Principles of Economics: Macro 3
PHYSC 4A Principles of Physics: Mechanics 4
PHYSC 4B Principles of Physics: Waves, Sound, & Thermodynamics 4
PHYSC 4C Principles of Physics: Electricity & Magnetism 4