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Computer Science, A.S.

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Requirements

The CS Associate degree is a transfer degree used when a student is contemplating changing schools. Because it includes all general education classes, attempting to earn this degree four semesters will necessarily lengthen the time to earn a BS degree.

Total Program Credits: 62

General Education Requirements: 39 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Context (5)  
  ENGL 2010   Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete one of the following:  3
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (3) (recommended for Humanities or Arts majors)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra (6)  
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics (3) (recommended for Social Science majors)  
  STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra (5)  
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4) (recommended for Business, Education, Science, and Health Professions majors)  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (3) (recommended for Business majors)  
Complete one of the following:  3
  HIST 2700   US History to 1877  (3)  
and HIST 2710   US History since 1877  (3)  
  HIST 1700   American Civilization  (3)  
  HIST 1740   US Economic History  (3)  
  POLS 1000   American Heritage  (3)  
  POLS 1100   American National Government  (3)  
Complete the following:   
  PHIL 2050   Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100   Personal Health and Wellness  (2)  
or PES 1097   Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses   
Humanities:   
  COMM 1020   Public Speaking 2
and COMM 1025   Public Speaking Lab (recommended) 1
Social Science:   
  COMM 2110   Interpersonal Communication (recommended) 3
Physical Science:   
  PHYS 2210   Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 1 4
  PHYS 2215   Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab 1 1
Additional Physical Science:   
  PHYS 2220   Physics for Scientists and Engineers II 1 4
  PHYS 2225   Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Lab 1 1
Additional Distribution Courses   
  Biology  3
  Fine Arts Distribution  3
Discipline Core Requirements: 23 Credits
  CS 1400   Fundamentals of Programming 1 3
  CS 1410   Object-Oriented Programming 1 3
  CS 2300   Discrete Mathematical Structures I 1 3
  CS 2420   Introduction to Algorithms and Data Structures 1 3
  CS 2550   Web Programming I 3
  CS 2810   Computer Organization and Architecture 1 3
  MATH 1210   Calculus I 1 5

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 62 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above with no grade lower than a C- in Discipline Core courses.
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
 Footnote
1Minimum grade of C- required

Graduation Plan

This is a sample graduation plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
CS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming 3
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing or  Literacies and Composition Across Context 3
MAT 1030/MAT 1035/STAT 1040/STAT 1045/MATH 1050/MATH 1055/MATH 1090
Quantitative Reasoning/Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra/Introduction to Statistics/Introduction to Statistics with Algebra/College Algebra/College Algebra with Preliminaries/College Algebra for Business 3
General Education Choose from American Institutions Distribution list 3
General Education Choose from HLTH 1100 or PES 1097 2
  Semester total: 14
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
CS 1410 Object Oriented Programming 3
CS 2810 Computer Organization & Architecture 3
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
General Education Choose from Biology Distribution List 3
  Semester total: 12
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
CS 2420 Introduction to Algorithms & Data Structures 3
CS 2300 Discrete Mathematical Structures I 3
MATH 1210 Calculus I 5
COMM 1020 and COMM 1025 Public Speaking and Public Speaking Lab (recommended for Humanities) 3
  Semester total: 14
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
PHYS 2210 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 4
PHYS 2215 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab 1
CS 2550 Web Programming I 3
COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communications (recommended for Social Science) 3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  Semester total: 14
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
PHYS 2220 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II 4
PHYS 2225  Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Lab 1
General Education Choose from Fine Arts Distribution list 3
  Semester total: 8
  Degree total: 62

Department

Computer Science

The Computer Science department is in the College of Engineering & Technology. To find the most up-to-date information from the Computer Science department, visit their website.

Computer Science department

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