Computer Science Studies Degree | Naugatuck Valley Community College

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Computer Science Studies

Program Description

General Education Core course listings and definitions appear on pages 54-57. Placement testing will determine the sequencing of courses. Additional courses may be required. In order to graduate and be guaranteed admission to a CT State University or to Charter Oak State College, you must earn an overall 2.0 GPA.

Program Requirements

Competency or Program Requirement Course Number and Title Required Credits
Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication ENG*H101 Composition 3
Quantitative Reasoning MAT*H186 Pre-Calculus 4
Scientific Reasoning1 BIO*H121, CHE*H121, or PHY*H221 4
Program Requirement CSC*H113 Programming I2 3
Scientific Knowledge1 BIO*H122, CHE*H122, or PHY*H222 4
Written Communication Choose any Written Communication listed 3
Program Requirement CSC*H229 Programming II3 3
Program Requirement MAT*H254 Calculus I1 4
Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communications Choose any Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communications listed 3
Historical Knowledge Choose any Historical Knowledge listed 3
Social Phenomena Choose any Social Phenomena listed 3
Program Requirement CSC*H231 Database Design I1 3
Program Requirement MAT*H256 Calculus II2 4
Continuing Learning/Information Literacy/Ethics Choose any Continuing Learning/Information Literacy/Ethics listed 3
Oral Communication Choose any Oral Communication listed 3
Program Requirement CSC*H227 Web Programming with Java 3
Program Requirement EET*H252 Digital Electronics2 4
Program Requirement MAT*H210 Discrete Math1 3

Total Credits: 60

Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

1You must choose the second course in the sequence you began in the first semester; choose from:

BIO*H121 > BIO*H122 General Biology II

CHE*H121 > CHE*H122 General Chemistry II

PHY*H221 > PHY*H222 Calculus-based Physics II

2Must earn a C or above on these courses.
See Engineering Department to discuss waive of prerequisites for EET*H252 Digital Electronics agreement on this for Pathway Transfer students.

3Must earn a C- or above on these courses.

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