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COMPUTER SCIENCE & APPLICATION DIVISION CHAIR

Anna Chiang
Division Chair, Computer Science and Applications
(310) 287- 4253
ChiangA@wlac.edu


OFFICE LOCATION

CE-Building, 229


FACULTY

Ashok Patil
Associate Professor, Computer Science Information Technology
(310) 287- 4463
PatilA@wlac.edu

Marcus Butler
Associate Professor, Computer Science & Information Technology
(310) 287- 4447

ButlerM@wlac.edu

Manish Patel
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
(310) 287- 7295

PatelM@wlac.edu

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Computer Science Information Technology

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Computer Science Information Technology

The Computer Science Information Technology programs provide instruction to students interested in careers in computing, systems administration, computer network & security, business application, web design & development and database administration.

The program is designed to give students a strong background in the fundamentals of Computer Science, software design and development. Students will be able to document Software System requirements and use different programming languages to design, implement, test and deploy Software Solutions to solve technical/business problems. The program also covers design, administer, and maintaining databases. 
 

AWARD

TYPE

GRAD PLAN

REQ COURSES UNITS

TOTAL UNITS

Computer Science Info Tech

AA

GE

30

60

Computer Science Info Tech

Cert

N/A

30

60

+ At least 60 degree applicable units (30 total major units and GE Plan or GE Plan units) are required to earn an Associate Degree.

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Associates DegreeComputer Science Information Technology

Associate of Arts Degree (AA)

Requirements

(30 Units, GE Plan) + All other West requirements for Associate Degree

MAJOR CODE: 0702.00

Required Courses

Units

Co Sci 902

Introduction to Computer Science

3

Co Sci 917

Beginning Micro-Assembly Language

3

Co Sci 934

OR

Co Sci 935

Operating System

OR

Introduction to Linux

3  

 

3

Co Sci 936

Introduction to Data Structures

3

Co Sci 939

Programming in C

3

Co Sci 980

Intro to Computer Information Security I

3

Co Sci 990

Object-Oriented Programming in Java

4

Major Electives*

8

GE Electives

30

Total Degree Units 

60

*Major Electives: Choose 8 CO SCI elective units from the following CO SCI courses: CS185, CS285, CS900, CS933, CS934, CS935, CS938, CS942, CS953, CS955, CS957, CS958, CS959, CS962, CS967, CS980, CS988.

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Certificate of Achievement

Computer Science Information Technology

Certificate of Achievement

Requirements 

MAJOR CODE: 0702.00

Required Courses

Units

Co Sci 902

Introduction to Computer Science

3

Co Sci 917

Beginning Micro-Assembly Language

3

Co Sci 934

OR

Co Sci 935

Operating System

OR

Introduction to Linux

3  

 

3

Co Sci 936

Introduction to Data Structures

3

Co Sci 939

Programming in C

3

Co Sci 980

Intro to Computer Information Security I

3

Co Sci 990

Object-Oriented Programming in Java

4

Major Electives*

8

Total Required Units 

30

*Major Electives: Choose 8 CO SCI elective units from the following CO SCI courses: CS185, CS285, CS900, CS933, CS934, CS935, CS938, CS942, CS953, CS955, CS957, CS958, CS959, CS962, CS967, CS980, CS988.