Field of Study in Computer Science

Field of Study: Computer Science

Leading to the bachelor of science degree in computer science or computer management information system.

The Field of Study in Computer Science (AA) is offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, and LSC-Tomball. For more information, please contact the Computer Information Technology Department.

The Field of Study curriculum is designed to satisfy the lower division requirements for a bachelor's degree in a specific area at four-year colleges in the state of Texas*. Credits earned in Field of Study curriculum transfer to other four year colleges in the state of Texas.

*Field of Study completion does not guarantee admission to a four-year institution in the state of Texas.

Program Plan

Prerequisite Semester

Subject Number Title Credits
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
MATH 1316 Trigonometry 3

TOTAL Prerequisite Credits:

6

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
COSC 1336 Programming Fundamentals I 3
ENGL 1301 Composition and Rhetoric I 3
HIST 1301 U.S. History to 1877 3
MATH 2412 Precalculus 4

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

13

Second Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
COSC 1337 Programming Fundamentals II 3
ENGL 1302 Composition and Rhetoric II 3
HIST 1302 United States History since 1877 3
SPCH1   Communications 3

TOTAL Second Semester Credits:

12

Third Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
MATH 2413 Calculus I 4

TOTAL Third Semester Credits:

4

Second Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
COSC 2336 Programming Fundamentals III 3
MATH 2414 Calculus II 4
PHYS 2425 Mechanics & Heat 4
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3

Total First Semester Credits:

14

Second Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
COSC 2325 Computer Organization 3
PHYS 2426 Electricity, Magnetism, & Light 4
Elective1   Language, Philosophy, & Culture Elective 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Wellness 1

Total Second Semester Credits:

11

Total Credits

TOTAL Credits for Field of Study in Computer Science AA:

60


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