Aug 16, 2022  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, Specialization in Computer Science (880-01) Associate of Science Degree

Purpose: This degree is designed to prepare students to transfer into a bachelor’s degree program in computer science. The curriculum emphasizes the study of science, mathematics, and the use of computing in a scientific setting. This degree provides the basic skill set required for further specialization at the university level. Depending on the university, students will have the opportunity to select a field of study including software engineering, bioinformatics, cyber security, or basic research.

Course Offerings: Courses in this program are offered at the Hampton and Historic Triangle Campuses in the daytime, evenings, and online.

Special Notes: Students will not be able to enroll in computer science classes without a “C” or better in MTH 161 /MTH 162 .

For more information, contact the Science, Engineering and Technology Division at (757) 825-8298 or

Part-Time Program Sequence  

Semester Total Credits 14

Semester Total Credits 16

Fall II

Semester Total Credits 17

Semester Total Credits 13/14

Total Minimum Credits 60/61

In selecting transfer courses, students should consult the catalog of their intended transfer institution and major.

*NOTE: CHM 101 -CHM 102  and PHY 101 -PHY 102  do not satisfy credits for this program.

Program Information (STEM)

For additional information about this program visit the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics webpage, stop by room 321 Hastings Hall, phone 757-825-2898, or email