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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Computer Science (Full-time)

Degree: Associate of Science
Division: Business and Public Services

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This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: The first course of a three-semester sequence of courses. Topics include limits and continuity, the derivative and its applications including related rates and optimization, L'Hopital's rule, antiderivatives, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, integration by substitution. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: MAT 1570 or MAT 1580 and Other ( with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

Description: A university-parallel course in chemistry for the science major. The first half of a comprehensive first-year survey of chemistry. Topics include the basics of matter, atoms and molecules, chemical reactions, bonding, molecular geometry and gases. Students registering for this course should have previously taken high school chemistry or equivalent. Four classroom hours, three lab hours per week.

Notes: Select 2 Courses from One Natural Sciences Group: BIO-1171 and BIO-1272, or CHE-1211 and CHE-1221, or GLG-1101 and GLG-1201, or PHY-2201 and PHY-2202

Prerequisites: MAT 0300 or MAT 1450 or MAT 1470 or MAT 1570 or MAT 1580 or MAT 2270 or MAT 2280 or MAT 2290

Corequisites: CHE 1251

Corequisites: CHE 1211

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description: Introduction to problem solving techniques used in programming. Students learn to use tools such as flowcharts and pseudocode to plan solutions. Using C++ programming languages, students will design, code and test programs using the basic structures of sequence, selection, iteration, functions and arrays.

Prerequisites: MAT 0200 and MAT 0200 and MAT 0200 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120

 

Term hours subtotal:

16

Spring Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

The second course of a three-semester sequence of courses. Techniques of integration, applications of integration, numerical integration, improper integrals, infinite sequences and series, power series, parametric equations, polar coordinates, conic sections.

Prerequisites: MAT 2270 and Other ( with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

Description: The second half of a university-parallel course in chemistry for the science or engineering major. Topics include liquids and solids, solutions, chemical reaction kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acid/base chemistry, electrochemistry, representative metals, metalloids and non-metals and organic chemistry. Four classroom hours, three lab hours per week.

Notes: Select 2 Courses from One Natural Sciences Group: BIO-1171 and BIO-1272, or CHE-1211 and CHE-1221, or GLG-1101 and GLG-1201, or PHY-2201 and PHY-2202

Prerequisites: CHE 1211

Corequisites: CHE 1261

Corequisites: CHE 1221

Description: English Composition II, building on the skills in English Composition I, develops rhetorical literacy through research, critical reading and multigenre writing tasks. Through major and minor, cumulative and stand-alone assignments, students construct arguments and analyses, ethically incorporating academic sources while developing their own voices as writers and citizens.

Notes: 20 credit hours of approved electives are needed to meet the ESUP.S.AS degree requirements. Any additional hours may not be eligible to be covered by Financial Aid

Prerequisites: ENG 1101 and ENG 1101 and ENG 1101

Description: Introduction to Java software development. Topics include object orientation, Java syntax, data types, logic structures of sequence, selection and iteration, processing calculations, files, methods, classes and objects, graphical user interface (GUI) applications, arrays and the ArrayList class, problem analysis and Java software solution design, coding and testing.

Prerequisites: CIS 1111

 

Term hours subtotal:

16

Summer Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: Major trends in the development of Western culture, emphasizing political, economic, social and cultural achievements from the seventeenth century to the present.

Description: Basic economic principles with macro sequence. Interrelationship of households, business and government with an examination of Keynesian theory, fiscal policy and monetary policy. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Choose two from: ECO-2160, ECO-2180, PLS-1120, PSY-1100 or SOC-1101 (must be from different subjects)

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Fall Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

Vectors in the plane and space, dot and cross product of two vectors. Lines, planes and surfaces in space, vector-valued functions, arc length and curvature. Functions of several variables, partial derivatives with applications, multiple integrals with applications, line integrals, surface integrals, vector fields, Green’s Theorem, the Divergence Theorem and Stokes’ Theorem.

Notes: 20 credit hours of approved electives are needed to meet the ESUP.S.AS degree requirements. Any additional hours may not be eligible to be covered by Financial Aid

Prerequisites: MAT 2280 and Other ( with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

Description: This course builds on prior Java studies and includes abstract classes and interfaces, binary input/output, recursion, generics, use of collection frameworks lists, stacks, queues and prior queues, use of sets and maps, developing efficient algorithms and computational complexity, sorting algorithms, implementing lists, stacks, queues and priority queues, software development ethics, binary search trees, problem analysis and Java software solution design, coding and testing.

Prerequisites: CIS 2212 and CIS 2212

Description:

Surface processes of wind, water and ice in changing Earth's surface, plate tectonics; interior forces that cause earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain building. Introduction to natural resources; impact of natural hazards on human populations; and impact of human activities in the natural world. Laboratory component stresses introduction to and use of basic scientific method and problem solving. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Select One Additional Course from a Different Science Discipline: BIO-1171, BIO-1272, CHE-1211, CHE-1221, GLG-1101, GLG-1201, PHY-2201 or PHY-2202

Corequisites: GLG 1111

Description:

Identification of minerals, sediments and rocks; interpretation of topographic maps and geologic maps. Laboratory must be taken concurrently with Physical Geology.

Corequisites: GLG 1101

Notes: Or REL-1111, REL-2204, or REL-2255

 

Term hours subtotal:

16

Spring Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: A course in Discrete Mathematics for students interested in information technology, computer science, and related fields. Topics include logic, proof techniques, set theory, functions and relations, counting, elementary number theory, graphs and tree theory, base-n arithmetic, and Boolean Algebra.

Notes: 20 credit hours of approved electives are needed to meet the ESUP.S.AS degree requirements. Any additional hours may not be eligible to be covered by Financial Aid

Prerequisites: MAT 1460 or MAT 1470 or MAT 1580 and Other (With a "C" grade or better) or Other (satisfactory score on math placement test)

Description:

This course introduces students to analyzing data using Python. The basics of Python will be taught. Students will learn how to obtain, cleanse and prepare data for analysis. Data analytic and statistical tools will be used to visualize data, predict outcomes and categorize data.

Prerequisites: MAT 0200

Notes: Choose two from: ECO-2160, ECO-2180, PLS-1120, PSY-1100 or SOC-1101 (must be from different subjects)

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Notes: Or COM-2206 Interpersonal Communication

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

Notes: Or PHI-2206 Introduction to Ethics *20 credit hours of approved electives are needed to meet the ESUP.S.AS degree requirements. Any additional hours may not be eligible to be covered by Financial Aid

 

Term hours subtotal:

16

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.