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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: 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

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

Notes: Or HIS-1111 Western Civilization I

 

Term hours subtotal:

14

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:

Fundamentals of mechanics including kinematics, dynamics, work and energy, momentum, oscillations, gravity, fluids, waves and sound, thermodynamics and kinetic theory, using calculus as appropriate. Four classroom, three lab hours per week.

Notes: Or CHE-1211/1251

Prerequisites: MAT 2270

Corequisites: PHY 2207

Corequisites: PHY 2201

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

Description: University-parallel course covering history and systems of psychology, behavioral research methods, physiology of behavior, sensation, perception, learning, memory, consciousness, cognition, personality, lifespan development, gender, social psychology, motivation, emotion, stress, mental disorders and therapies.

Notes: Choose any OT36 Social & Behavioral Science Elective (must be from 2 different subjects). View all course options here: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035

 

Term hours subtotal:

16

Summer Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

This course serves as an introduction to the study of regional geography at the global scale. Students will become familiar with and understand the use of maps/geo-technologies to explain geographic phenomena and patterns as they relate to world regions and their interrelationships, apply geographic concepts to the study of regions or a specific region,compare and contrast human and physical patterns and their variations over space,develop an appreciation of the complexities of regional and global environmental and socio-economic problems,understand globalization and place local issues in their global and historical context,and to understand human-environment interactions in various regions around the world.

Notes: Choose any OT36 Social & Behavioral Science Elective (must be from 2 different subjects). View all course options here: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

Description: An examination of what is meant by culture and a review of the various theories and methods in Cultural Anthropology. Includes a comparison of the similarities and differences among world cultures as well as comparative analysis of family organization, religious beliefs, educational systems, economics and governmental systems.

Notes: Choose from AFR-1100, HIS-2219, REL-1111 or SOC-1145

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Fall Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: Systems of linear equations, matrices, determinants, linear transformations, Euclidean n-space, coordinate vectors, abstract vector spaces, dimension and rank, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, orthogonal vectors, least-square problems, diagonalization, quadratic forms, singular-value decomposition. Applications such as Markov chains and computer graphics will be covered. Students will be introduced to the use of MATLAB for Linear Algebra. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

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

Notes: Or CHE-1221/1261

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

Notes: Choose any OT36 Arts & Humanities Elective (must be from 2 different subjects). View all course options here: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Spring Semester (Second Year)
Important message signified by
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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.

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:

Covers sample spaces and probability laws; discrete and continuous random variables with special emphasis on the binomial, Poisson, hypergeometric, normal and gamma distributions; fundamental sampling distributions and data descriptions; use of computer software packages for simulating, summarizing, and displaying data. Provides a foundation for the further study of statistics.

Notes: Spring Only

Prerequisites: MAT 2280

Description:

This course covers data structures using the C++ Programming Language. Topics include data abstraction, encapsulation, information hiding, the use of recursion, searching and sorting algorithms, and the creation and manipulation of various data structures: lists, queues, tables, trees, heaps, and graphs.

Prerequisites: CIS 1202 or CIS 2217

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)

 

Term hours subtotal:

13

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.