Science – Computer Science Specialization


Minimum credits: 61-63

Length: 2 years (4 semesters) if suggested full-time course sequence is followed. Transfer opportunities: This degree is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year university for computer science, information technology, or computer security. Admission requirements vary by institution. Students are urged to familiarize themselves with the requirements of the college to which they intend to transfer and plan course selections with their DCC advisor. To learn more, visit

Division: Arts, Sciences, & Business

Contact: 434.797.8402 or 434.797.8462


This transfer program is similar to the A.A.S. in Science in its core course sequence. Only three natural sciences are required, in addition to three computer science courses, and the specific requirement of MTH 166. Students have sufficient flexibility to select courses appropriate to the requirements of their intended transfer institution. Students should complete a DCC program comparable to the first two years of the program at the transfer institution.

Program Outcomes Graduates of this program will be able to:

1.  Understand how the disciplines of science and math differ from other disciplines.

2.  Conduct experiments, record and interpret data.

3. Understand the significance of math to all areas of science.

4. Communicate appropriately within the respective disciplines of math and science.

5. Work independently and collaboratively in the acquisition of scientific knowledge.


For more information consult the College Catalog

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