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Computer Science

Student using a laptopThe Computer Science program prepares students for a degree in Computer Science or Information Systems by providing the basic courses for transfer to a four-year college or university. This program is intended to meet the requirements of the first two years of a sequence of courses leading to the Bachelor Degree or prepares a student to enter the job market in Computer Science or Information Systems.

The Computer Science Program at Independence Community College is one of the best areas of study because it gives the student the skills necessary to enter the job market in Computer Science or continue to build on their skills.  

The program provides all the basic courses for transfer to a four-year college or university and is intended to meet the requirements of the first two years of a sequence of courses leading to the Bachelor Degree.  

Students graduating with this degree go on to major in Computer Science, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Physics, or even Atmospheric Sciences.

Computer Science (CSE)
Degree: Associate of Science

Suggested Four-Semester Plan

Course Title Credit Hours
 

First Semester:

English Composition I 3
Microeconomics 3
College Algebra or higher 3
Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting 3
Computer Concepts & Applications or
Computer Information Systems
3
Term Total 15
 

Second Semester:

English Composition II 3
Communication Elective* 3
Biological Science Elective* 5
Programming Language Elective** 3
Arts/Humanities Elective* 3
Term Total 17
 

Third Semester:

Social/Behavioral Elective* 3
Arts/Humanities Elective* 3
Physical Science Elective* 5
Systems Analysis and Design 3
Program Elective** 3
Term Total 17
 

Fourth Semester:

Program Elective** 3
Program Elective** 3
Accounting I 3
Social/Behavioral Elective* 3
Macroeconomics 3
Term Total 15
   

Total

64

Suggested Program Electives:

(Students must complete at least eight (8) credit hours)

Course Title Credit Hours
Programming Language** 3
Calculus I 5
Elementary Statistics 3
Calculus II 5
Introduction to Computer Science 3
Web Design and Development 3
Advanced Web Design and Development 3
Networking and Data Communications 3
Computer Apps I: Word for Windows 2
Computer Apps I:Excel for Windows 2
Computer Apps I: Access for Windows 2

*See Courses that meet General Education Graduation Requirements for a list of courses meeting the math/science, arts/humanities, and social/behavioral science requirements.

**See Program Advisor

If you would like more information about the accounting program at 

Independence Community College,
Contact Professor Tamara Kessler
(620) 332-5604
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