computer science

Computer Science (A.S.)

The Associate Degree in Computer Science degree program focuses on the necessary courses required for networking professionals, programming staff, and IT personnel.

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The Van Loan School at Endicott College's Associate in Science in Computer Science program has students take the necessary courses needed to be able to transfer into a computer science bachelors degree program or be able to apply for entry level computer science certifications such as : networking professionals, programming staff, and IT personnel. 

Students play an active role in the ever-changing computer science and technology field directly engaging with the latest high-technological trends

The goal of the program is to ensure students can have an opportunity to enter the workforce after completing the degree. 



Program of Study

CSC  101  Introduction to Computer Science  3 cr. 

CSC  160  Introduction to Programming  3 cr. 

CSC  160L Introduction to Programming Lab   1 cr. 

CSC  200  Website Development and Programming  3 cr. 

CSC  340  Database Management  3 cr. 

CSC  350  Network Operations Management  3 cr. 

ENG  111  Critical Reading and Writing I  3 cr. 

ENG  112  Critical Reading and Writing II  3 cr. 

INT   100  Internship I  2 cr. 

MTH  135  Calculus I  3 cr. 

World Culture Course  3 cr. 

Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression Course  3 cr. 

Individual and Society Course  3 cr. 

Values and Ethical Reasoning Course  3 cr. 

Global Issues Course  3 cr. 

Science and Technology Course  3 cr. 

Open Electives  18 cr. 

Total degree requirements  66 cr. 


Admission Requirements

  • Completed application along with a non-refundable fee of $25.00
  • A 250 - 500 word essay explaining your professional goals
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Official high school transcript or GED score report
  • Official college or military transcript (if applicable)
  • All students for whom English is not a first language must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • Minimum age of 24 years
  • Minimum two years of significant, full-time work experience. 


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 


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