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Computer Science

This coursework is the begining towards a bachelor's degree in Computer Science. While Computer Science has applications in various and diverse fields, the foundation still lies with the theoretical and practical skills of computer science professionals. We will prepare you for your bachelor's degree with general education courses and introductory computer science courses designed to support your transfer to a university baccalaureate program. The techniques and principles taught are easily transferred to different languages present in the industry today. While exact syntax may be different, the general concepts are universal.

SFCC is a MESA College

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SFCC offers extra support and career development to students pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math programs through MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement).

What You’ll Learn

  • Utilize computing concepts and functional elements
  • Evaluate fundamental networking concepts
  • Recommend standard security concepts
  • Make use of common data management technologies
  • Construct functional computer automation scripts

You and your advisor will use this program map as a starting point to create a personal education plan customized to your needs. No matter what level of math you’re starting with, we will support you along your journey. We meet you where you are and help you reach your goals. We have a place for you!
Need more details? Check out the degree worksheet for the Associate in Computer Science DTA/MRP. Course descriptions and course learning outcomes can be found in our online catalogue.

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Total Credits: 90

First Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
CS& 141
Computer Science I Java
5
ENGL& 101
English Composition I
5
MATH& 151
Calculus I
5
Total Credits
 
15

Second Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
CS 142
Introduction to Computer Science II
5
ENGL& 102
Composition II
5
MATH& 152
Calculus II
5
Total Credits
 
15

Third Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
CS 280
Data Structures
5
Choose 1 course from:
ANTH& 100
Survey of Anthropology
5
GEOG& 100
Introduction to Geography
5
SOC& 101
Introduction to Sociology
5
Choose 1 course from:
CMST 226
Gender Communication
5
JOURN 110
Mass Media
5
Total Credits
 
15

Fourth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
CS 211
C for Programmers
5
MATH 220
Elementary Linear Algebra
5
Choose 1 course from:
ECON 100
Fundamentals of Economics
5
POLS& 101
Intro to Political Science
5
Total Credits
 
15

Fifth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
ENGR 190
Electronic Logic
5
PHYS 201
Engineering Physics I
5
Choose 1 course from:
ANTH& 100
Survey of Anthropology
5
ECON 100
Fundamentals of Economics
5
GEOG& 100
Introduction to Geography
5
POLS& 101
Intro to Political Science
5
Total Credits
 
15

Sixth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
Choose 1 course from:
PHIL 110
Introduction to Ethics
5
PHIL& 120
Symbolic Logic
5
Choose 1 course from:
CMST 226
Gender Communication
5
HUM& 101
Introduction to Humanities
5
JOURN 110
Mass Media
5
Choose 1 course from:
PHYS 202
Engineering Physics II
5
PHYS 203
Engineering Physics III
5
Total Credits
 
15

You and your advisor will use the Program Map located on this page to create a personal education plan customized to your interests and goals, your start quarter, full- or part-time status, any prior credits you have, and the classes available each quarter.
To see the requirements for this degree, click here, then scroll down to Direct Transfer Agreements/Major Related Programs and click on the Associate in Computer Science DTA/MRP.

Maximum estimated costs for completing this program

  • Tuition

  • Resident

    $
    9,544
  • Non-Resident

    $
    17,651
  • International

    $
    21,823
  • Books

    $
    1,536
  • Course Fees

    $
    42
  • Institutional Fees

    $
    1,511

  • The amounts listed for tuition and lab & course fees reflects a maximum estimated cost and may be lower based on courses selected.
  • The amount listed for books is a maximum estimated cost based on the price of new textbooks purchased during the previous school year. Costs may be lower based on student choices and availability (used books vs new, rental vs purchase).
  • For more information about costs, visit our page How Much Does It Cost?

  • Vicki Moore
    Vicki Moore
    Stem Pathway Specialist
    Vicki.Moore@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-4150

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Ed Hogan

Faculty
Ed.Hogan@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-3839
Building 18, Room 106

Vicki Moore

Pathways Specialist
Vicki.Moore@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-4150
Building 28, room 115