Computer Science-Science Option


Applied Science & Technology Division

Designed for students pursuing a baccalaureate degree in Computer Science. This option provides students with the background in math/science necessary for advanced work in several areas, including but not limited to hardware/software development, software engineering, computer network design, systems analysis and Internet/World Wide Web development. A total of 64 hours is required for the Associate in Science Degree. Students are advised to check with the institution to which they are transferring or a Rend Lake College advisor for any additional requirements.

Total Hours: 64

First Semester
Credit Hours
CSCI 1104 Introduction to Programming 4.00
ENGL 1101 Rhetoric and Composition I1 3.00
MATH 1110 College Algebra and Trigonometry1 5.00
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3.00
Elective - Humanities 3.00
Second Semester
CSCI 2100 Discrete Structures 3.00
CSCI 2104 Advanced Programming 4.00
ENGL 1102 Rhetoric and Composition II 3.00
MATH 1121 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 5.00
Third Semester
COMM 1101 Principles of Effective Speaking 3.00
MATH 2122 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 5.00
PHY 1103 University Physics I 5.00
Elective - Fine Arts 3.00
Fourth Semester
BIO 1100 Biology for Non-Majors 4.00
ECON 2101 Principles of Economics I 3.00
HEA 1101 Health Education 2.00
PSYC 2101 Introduction to Psychology 3.00
Elective - Humanities/Fine Arts 3.00

1Prerequisite course(s) may be required based on results of COMPASS, ASSET, ACT or SAT scores.
NOTE: Reading course(s) may be required based on results of COMPASS or ASSET scores.