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Computer Science Program Curriculum

Computer Science AA Degree

(60 Semester Credit Hours)

This is a recommended course of study for students who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Computer Science at a four-year institution of higher education in Texas. Students who fully complete this course of study will be eligible to apply for the Associate of Arts degree at WCJC.  Courses that must be taken in order to satisfy AA degree requirements are listed with the corresponding WCJC Core Curriculum Component.  

Effective Fall 2015:

Course Course Title Core Component Semester Hours
Freshman Year, First Semester
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I * 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I Core 010 3
HIST 1301 US History I Core 060 3
Math 2413  Calculus I Core 020 4
 Total Semester Hours 14 
Freshman Year, Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Composition II Core 010 3
HIST 1302 US History II Core 060 3

SPCH 1318

Interpersonal Communication

Core 090

COSC 1437 Programming Fundamentals II * 4

Total Semester Hours 


Sophomore Year, First Semester
COSC 2336

Programming Fundamentals III

Only offered fall semester.

* 3
Elective Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core 040 3
Elective Life and Physical Sciences Core 030 4
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Core 070 3

PSYC 1300 or

EDUC 1300

Learning Framework Core 090 3
 Total Semester Hours 16
Sophomore Year, Second Semester

Life and Physical Sciences

Core 030 4
COSC 2425

Computer Organization and Machine Language

Only offered spring semester.

* 4
Elective Social and Behavioral Science Core 080 3
Elective Creative Arts Core 050 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government Core 070 3
 Total Semester Hours 17 


*In addition to core courses, 15 semester credit hours of transferable courses in Computer Science are required.

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