Computer Science Program (A.S.)

  • Program Overview

    Gain a broad understanding of computer science and information technology in preparation for various technology roles in a business or organization.

    The Van Loan School's Associate in Computer Science program will qualify you to transfer into a computer science bachelor's degree program or apply for entry level computer science positions such as:

    • Networking professional
    • Programming staff
    • IT personnel

    The goal of the program is to ensure that you can enter the workforce after completing the degree.

    Hands-on learning opportunities allow you to play an active role in the ever-changing computer science and technology field, directly engaging with the latest high-technological trends.

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  • Curriculum

    Program of Study

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of the program, students will:

    • Demonstrate a broad understanding of the computer and information sciences, and the roles they play in the world today
    • Demonstrate knowledge and methodological expertise in emerging areas of computer science (recent advances in the field)
    • Apply learning through laboratory - and internship - based experiences
    • Capitalize on the location of the campus in terms of the strong technology Industries in the area
    • Demonstrate core competencies and skills related to communication, mathematics, and programming

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Individual & Society Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Open Electives - 15 cr.

    CSC 101 - Introduction to Computer Science
    CSC 160 - Introduction to Programming
    CSC 102 - Website Development and Programming
    CSC 340 - Database Management
    CSC 251 - Network Fundamentals
    EC 150 - Career Foundations
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    INT 100 - Internship I
    MTH 134 - Calculus I

    Total Degree Requirements - 67 credits

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  • Internships and Careers

    An education from the Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Endicott College means you'll have access to premiere career resources—long after you graduate.

    Whether you're finishing your undergraduate study, adding new credentials, or working toward a new career path, you'll find resources through our Internship and Career Center to help you get where you want to go. From career advising to resume support, we're here to prepare you for your next step.

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