Computer Science

Program Learning Outcomes

1. Students will be able to utilize programming design methodologies (e.g., pseudocode and flowcharting) to analyze and develop program logic.

2.  Students will be able to apply computer programming concepts (e.g., variables, control structures, and data structures) to develop algorithms.
 
3.  Students will be able to write computer programs based on a developed algorithm using a high-level language, such as C++.
 
4.  Students will be able to describe the design and implementation of computer programs.
 
5.  Students will be able to apply the Object-Oriented programming paradigm to application development.
 
6.  Students will be able to develop applications using 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
Mathematics
Pre-Calculus Math
Calculus I
Language, Philosophy & Culture Elective
Introduction to Logic
Total Credit Hours60

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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
3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I 4
 Credit Hours14
Spring
Life and Physical Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 4
HIST 1302
United States History II
or Mexican-American History II
3
ENGL 1302 Composition II - Rhetoric 3
COSC 1337 Programming Fundamentals II 3
 Credit Hours13
Summer
Creative Arts Elective - Core Curriculum 3
Component Area Option - Core Curriculum 3
 Credit Hours6
Second Year
Fall
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
4
 Credit Hours14
Spring
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
COSC 1320
C Programming
or Discrete Mathematics
3
COSC 2425 Computer Organization 4
PHIL 2303 Introduction to Logic 3
 Credit Hours13
 Total Credit Hours60