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Computer Science

What will I learn in this program?

The Major in Computer Science prepares students for transfer to a four-year college.  These courses are applicable to students wishing to pursue a degree in Computer Science.  Students wishing to major in related fields (Computer Engineering, Information Science, etc.) should consult with the Computer Science Department degree advisor.  Students should consider transfer applicability to their desired four-year college when choosing whether to take the programming sequence in C++ or Java.

What kind of jobs can I get once I complete the program? How much will they pay? What “demand” is expected for these jobs?


Average Annual Salary

Expected Regional Demand

Computer Support Specialists


Faster than Average Growth

Database Administrators


Faster than Average Growth

Computer Programmers


Faster than Average Growth

Computer Systems Analysts


Faster than Average Growth

Network and Computer Systems Administrators


Faster than Average Growth


Does this program have any special enrollment requirements?


Does this program have any special costs?


How long will it take to complete this program?


Time to Complete*

A.S. Degree in Computer Science

2 Years

*Based on full-time attendance or 12 units per semester

How do I get more information on this program?

CS Department website:

Department contact information: Craig Persiko, L462