Computer Science - Business Option


Applied Science & Technology Division

The Computer Science Business Option provides students with the background in business necessary for advanced degrees and / or careers in several areas, including but not limited to business systems programming, computer operations or information systems management, computer netwoking, systems analysis and 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 additional requirements.

Total Hours: 64

First Semester
Credit Hours
CSCI 1101 Introduction to Computers 3.00
CSCI 1104 Introduction to Programming 4.00
ENGL 1101 Rhetoric and Composition I1 3.00
MATH 1110 College Algebra and Trigonometry1 5.00
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
ECON 2101 Principles of Economics I 3.00
MATH 1111 Statistics 3.00
PHIL 2101 Logic 3.00
PHY 1101 College Physics I 5.00
Elective - Social/Behavioral Science 3.00
Fourth Semester
BIO 1100 Biology for Non-Majors 4.00
COMM 1101 Principles of Effective Speaking 3.00
HEA 1101 Health Education 2.00
PSYC 2101 Introduction to Psychology 3.00
Elective - Fine Arts 2.00

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.