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2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science

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Degree: Associate of Science

Emphasis: Computer Science

The Associate of Science degree in Computer Science is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university and wish to complete the basic requirements towards a baccalaureate degree. The program is designed to meet General Education requirements as well as foundation courses in Computer Science; regular meetings with a faculty advisor will provide guidance in this program.

This program is designed for the student who does intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Recommended Full-Time Schedule

The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .


• Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency Exam does not provide course credit. Consult your advisor. See www.ws.edu/academics/technical-ed/computer-competency/ for additional information.

• Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

First Year

Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)

Second Year

Fall Term (14 semester credit hours)

Spring Term (15 semester credit hours)

Program Degree Requirements - A.S. Computer Science

General Education Requirements (41 hours)

Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)

Natural Science (8 hours)

    Approved Natural Science w/lab General Education electives1 8 credits

Total Credit Hours 60

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