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Associate of Arts & Sciences Degree in Science: Computer Science Specialization

Associate of Arts & Science
Wytheville Community College

This degree is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a program in computer science or a related field.


Program Credit Requirements
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Requirements
Required Credits
Associate of Arts & Sciences Degree in Science: Computer Science Specialization
61
Associate of Arts & Sciences Degree in Science: Computer Science Specialization
61
Course Graduation Requirements
61
Residency
61
Transfer credits will be evaluated, and as applicable, up to 45 credits may be applied to this program.
GPA
61
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
SDV 100 Orientation Requiremen
1
SDV 100 Orientation
1
Earn 1 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
CST 100 Prin of Public Speak
3
CST 100 Prin of Pub Speaking
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
ENG 111 College Comp I
3
ENG 111 College Comp I
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
ENG 112 College Comp II
3
ENG 112 College Comp II
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
CSC 208 Requirement
3
CSC 208 Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
MTH 263 Requirement
4
MTH 263 Requirement
4
Earn 4 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
MTH 264 Requirement
4
MTH 264 Requirement
4
Earn 4 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
MTH 265 Requirement
4
MTH 265 Requirement
4
Earn 4 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
PHY 241/PHY 242 Req
8
PHY 241/PHY 242 Req
8
Earn 8 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Hlth and PE Req
1
Hlth and PE Req
1
Earn 1 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
CSC 222 Requirement
4
CSC 222 Requirement
4
Earn 4 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
CSC 221 Requirement
3
CSC 221 Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
ENG 245 British Literature or ENG 246 American Literature
3
ENG 245 or ENG 246
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Soc Sci Ele CSC (6 cr)
6
Soc Sci Ele for CSC (6 cr)
6
Earn 6 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
History Req for Sciences
3
History Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Humanities Transfer VA (3 cr)
3
Humanities Transfer VA (3 cr)
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
ITE 152 Requirement
3
ITE 152 Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
CSC 223 Requirement
4
CSC 223 Requirement
4
Earn 4 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
Program Overview & Guidance
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Transfer Degree
Program Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Is This Degree Right For Me? This program is designed for transfer to Radford University in Computer Science or similar programs at other universities. It includes a large general education component, calculus, and Java programming. Students interested in transfer level Computer Information Systems should consider that specialization at WCC. Students interested in entering the workforce after graduation should consider WCC's Information Systems Technology degree program.
What Should I Consider When Selecting Courses

  • Create a schedule for all required courses, pay attention to prerequisites and when courses are offered, complete your first math and English courses in your first year
  • Connect with an advisor at your community college and Wytheville Community College within your first year via College Connect
Are there other program requirements beyond specific courses?
Do More With Your Degree In national statistics, there are hundreds of thousands of open computer science and software engineering positions waiting to be filled. In the last number of years, the potential for telecommuting jobs has increased significantly. This will allow you to live where you want and work for a company or organization anywhere in the country. This program provides a strong foundation in programming and data structures so you are ready to transfer to a 4-year university to specialize in a particular aspect of software engineering.
Program Successes & Highlights The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree program in Science with the Computer Science specialization is designed specifically for those students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university and have an interest in either a major or minor in computer science. You will get a jumpstart on your basic courses in the computer science major when you transfer!
What If I Have An Associate Degree Or Credit For Prior Learning?
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Transfer Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Associate Transfer Degree Completion

Completion of Associate Degree Concurrent with High School
Credit for Prior Learning Yes
Did You Know That...
  • Completing your Associate transfer degree post-high school satisfies all lower division general education requirements and increases the chance of completing your bachelor's degree?
  • Exceeding 3 years or 90 credits at your community college means you may have exhausted your financial aid at that college and have limited your future financial aid at: Wytheville Community College
College Level Information
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Transfer Center
External Link
Transfer Admission Application
External Link
College Fit Guidance What You Need to Know
Is This College Right For Me?
Transfer Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
First Year Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Applying for Guaranteed Admissions Apply to the college and send all transcripts, high school and other college
Where Can This Degree Transfer
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Careers Where This Degree Applies
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15-1253.00Software Quality Assurance Analysts and TestersDevelop and execute software tests to identify software problems and their causes. Test system modifications to prepare for implementation. Document software and application defects using a bug tracking system and report defects to software or web developers. Create and maintain databases of known defects. May participate in software design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, operational characteristics, product designs, and schedules.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1243.01Data Warehousing SpecialistsDesign, model, or implement corporate data warehousing activities. Program and configure warehouses of database information and provide support to warehouse users.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
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15-1299.07Blockchain EngineersMaintain and support distributed and decentralized blockchain-based networks or block-chain applications such as cryptocurrency exchange, payment processing, document sharing, and digital voting. Design and deploy secure block-chain design patterns and solutions over geographically distributed networks using advanced technologies. May assist with infrastructure setup and testing for application transparency and security.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1299.00Computer Occupations, All OtherAll computer occupations not listed separately.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1299.08Computer Systems Engineers/ArchitectsDesign and develop solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1299.06Digital Forensics AnalystsConduct investigations on computer-based crimes establishing documentary or physical evidence, such as digital media and logs associated with cyber intrusion incidents. Analyze digital evidence and investigate computer security incidents to derive information in support of system and network vulnerability mitigation. Preserve and present computer-related evidence in support of criminal, fraud, counterintelligence, or law enforcement investigations.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1299.03Document Management SpecialistsImplement and administer enterprise-wide document management systems and related procedures that allow organizations to capture, store, retrieve, share, and destroy electronic records and documents.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1299.02Geographic Information Systems Technologists and TechniciansAssist scientists or related professionals in building, maintaining, modifying, or using geographic information systems (GIS) databases. May also perform some custom application development or provide user support.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1299.05Information Security EngineersDevelop and oversee the implementation of information security procedures and policies. Build, maintain and upgrade security technology, such as firewalls, for the safe use of computer networks and the transmission and retrieval of information. Design and implement appropriate security controls to identify vulnerabilities and protect digital files and electronic infrastructures. Monitor and respond to computer security breaches, viruses, and intrusions, and perform forensic investigation. May oversee the assessment of information security systems.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1299.09Information Technology Project ManagersPlan, initiate, and manage information technology (IT) projects. Lead and guide the work of technical staff. Serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects. Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1299.04Penetration TestersEvaluate network system security by conducting simulated internal and external cyberattacks using adversary tools and techniques. Attempt to breach and exploit critical systems and gain access to sensitive information to assess system security.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1299.01Web AdministratorsManage web environment design, deployment, development and maintenance activities. Perform testing and quality assurance of web sites and web applications.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1254.00Web DevelopersDevelop and implement websites, web applications, application databases, and interactive web interfaces. Evaluate code to ensure that it is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers and devices. Optimize website performance, scalability, and server-side code and processes. May develop website infrastructure and integrate websites with other computer applications.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1231.00Computer Network Support SpecialistsAnalyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), cloud networks, servers, and other data communications networks. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1252.00Software DevelopersResearch, design, and develop computer and network software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis. Update software or enhance existing software capabilities. May work with computer hardware engineers to integrate hardware and software systems, and develop specifications and performance requirements. May maintain databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1221.00Computer and Information Research ScientistsConduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
11-3021.00Computer and Information Systems ManagersPlan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.Management Occupations
15-1251.00Computer ProgrammersCreate, modify, and test the code and scripts that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software and web developers or other individuals. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1241.00Computer Network ArchitectsDesign and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning, including analysis of capacity needs for network infrastructures. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1211.00Computer Systems AnalystsAnalyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to develop and implement solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions, improve existing computer systems, and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and schedule limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1211.01Health Informatics SpecialistsApply knowledge of nursing and informatics to assist in the design, development, and ongoing modification of computerized health care systems. May educate staff and assist in problem solving to promote the implementation of the health care system.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1241.01Telecommunications Engineering SpecialistsDesign or configure wired, wireless, and satellite communications systems for voice, video, and data services. Supervise installation, service, and maintenance.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
43-9021.00Data Entry KeyersOperate data entry device, such as keyboard or photo composing perforator. Duties may include verifying data and preparing materials for printing.Office and Administrative Support Occupations
25-1199.00Postsecondary Teachers, All OtherAll postsecondary teachers not listed separately.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
25-1194.00Career/Technical Education Teachers, PostsecondaryTeach vocational courses intended to provide occupational training below the baccalaureate level in subjects such as construction, mechanics/repair, manufacturing, transportation, or cosmetology, primarily to students who have graduated from or left high school. Teaching takes place in public or private schools whose primary business is academic or vocational education.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
27-1024.00Graphic DesignersDesign or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occ
27-1014.00Special Effects Artists and AnimatorsCreate special effects or animations using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occ
15-1242.00Database AdministratorsAdminister, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. Identify, investigate, and resolve database performance issues, database capacity, and database scalability. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1244.00Network and Computer Systems AdministratorsInstall, configure, and maintain an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), data communications network, operating systems, and physical and virtual servers. Perform system monitoring and verify the integrity and availability of hardware, network, and server resources and systems. Review system and application logs and verify completion of scheduled jobs, including system backups. Analyze network and server resource consumption and control user access. Install and upgrade software and maintain software licenses. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-2051.01Business Intelligence AnalystsProduce financial and market intelligence by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports. Devise methods for identifying data patterns and trends in available information sources.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-2051.02Clinical Data ManagersApply knowledge of health care and database management to analyze clinical data, and to identify and report trends.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-2051.00Data ScientistsDevelop and implement a set of techniques or analytics applications to transform raw data into meaningful information using data-oriented programming languages and visualization software. Apply data mining, data modeling, natural language processing, and machine learning to extract and analyze information from large structured and unstructured datasets. Visualize, interpret, and report data findings. May create dynamic data reports.Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1212.00Information Security AnalystsPlan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. Assess system vulnerabilities for security risks and propose and implement risk mitigation strategies. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.Computer and Mathematical Occupations