Almost every area in today’s world revolves around computers and the use of computer applications. Think about it - medicine, communications, automotive technology, weather forecasting, entertainment, mining, forensics, manufacturing, disaster recovery, security, law, business, the list goes on. For practically any area you can think of there is an application of computer technology.
Why Choose Garrett for Computer Science?
A degree in Computer Science prepares graduates to transfer to a four-year institution to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in a computer related field, such as Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, and Secure Computing.
Computer Science Degree
Graduates of the program earn an Associate of Science (A.S.) in Computer Science.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students will be able to apply information literacy skills in order to locate, evaluate and effectively use information in the Computer Science field.
- Students will be able to communicate and engage effectively with diverse stakeholders.
- Students will be able to employ knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
- Students will be able to identify, formulate, and develop solutions to computational challenges.
- Students will be able to design and analyze digital logic circuits used in computer systems.
- Students will be able to discuss and practice professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities for the computing profession.
Garrett College's Computer Science program creates career-ready graduates with skills and knowledge necessary for a competitive edge.
Garrett's Computer Science program prepares you for a career in any of the following career fields:
- Information Systems
- Information Technology
- Secure Computing
- Computer Science
Computer Science A.S. Degree
Total Credit Hours Required 60
GER Required Credits (35 credits)G
Comp I—Expos Writing
Min. C grade required
Arts and Humanities
Intro to Communication
Comp II - Intro to Literature
(HIS, PHL or Languages)
(ART, MUS, or THE)
Social and Behavioral Sciences
- GER Two (2) Courses 6
- GER Two (2) Courses 8
- MAT105 College Algebra 3
- CIS106 Intro to Cybersecurity 3
Core Courses (22 credits)
- CIS130 Programming Logic 3
- CIS145 Discrete Structures 4
- CIS170 Computer Science Programming I 4
- CIS210 Computer Science Programming II 4
Ethics in the Information Age or
CIS235 Introduction to Cyber Law 3
- ENR240 Digital Logic Design 3
- ENR41 Digital Logic Design Lab 1
Technical Elective (3 credits)
Choose after consultation with advisor.
- MAT210 Introductory Statistics 3
- CIS245 Database Design 3
G GER Courses must be on the Approved General Education Course list.