Computer Science

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to utilize programming design methodologies to analyze and develop program logic.
  2. Students will be able to apply fundamental concepts of programming to develop algorithms.
  3. Students will be able to describe and implement a well-defined algorithm.
  4. Students will be able to apply the Object-Oriented programming paradigm to develop applications.
  5. Students will be able to develop applications using an assembly programming language.

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Field of Study - 18 credit hours
COSC 1436Programming Fundamentals I4
COSC 1337Programming Fundamentals II3
COSC 2436Programming Fundamentals III4
COSC 2425Computer Organization4
COSC 1320C Programming3
or MATH 2305 Discrete Mathematics
STC Core Curriculum - 42 credit hours
Complete 42 credit hours of required Core Curriculum including the following: 142
Pre-Calculus Math
Calculus I
Language, Philosophy & Culture Elective
Introduction to Logic
Total Credit Hours60

In addition to the courses in the Field of Study, the student is required to take 42 credit hours from the STC Core Curriculum.

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Recommended Course Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
Life and Physical Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 4
HIST 1301
United States History I
or Mexican-American History I
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I 4
 Credit Hours14
Life and Physical Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 4
HIST 1302
United States History II
or Mexican-American History II
ENGL 1302 Composition II - Rhetoric 3
COSC 1337 Programming Fundamentals II 3
 Credit Hours13
Creative Arts Elective - Core Curriculum 3
Component Area Option - Core Curriculum 3
 Credit Hours6
Second Year
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 3
COSC 2436 Programming Fundamentals III 4
MATH 2412
Pre-Calculus Math
or Calculus I
 Credit Hours14
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
COSC 1320
C Programming
or Discrete Mathematics
COSC 2425 Computer Organization 4
PHIL 2303 Introduction to Logic 3
 Credit Hours13
 Total Credit Hours60