Apr 25, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: Computer Information Systems A.S.


The degree map below is an example of how a full-time student can complete this degree in two years.  You should see an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  To be recommended for the Associate in Science degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours).

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications   3
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
MATH 1513 - Precalculus I (A)   3
General Education Science (with lab).  See the General Education Requirements  for the complete course list. 4
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteeer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
CSYS 1203 - Introduction to Computer Programming   3
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
General Education Science (without lab).  See the General Education Requirements  for the complete course list. 3
MATH 2114 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (A)   4
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CSCI 2473 - C Language   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
General Education Humanities Elective.  See the General Education Requirements  for the complete course list. 3
General Education Required Elective. Select one three-hour course from one of the following: Psychology, Social Sciences, Foreign Language, or Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre). 3
MATH 2124 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (A)   4
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • Consult with an academic advisor to complete a Petition for Computer Proficiency.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CSCI 2683 - Data Structures   3
CSCI 2843 - C++ Programming Language   3
General Education Humanities Elective.  See the General Education Requirements  for the complete course list. 3
MATH 2134 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus III   4
Total Credit Hours 13

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.

Transfer Information

This degree is intended for transfer to a four-year university for completion of a baccalaureate degree and the degree map above is designed for students intending to transfer to Oklahoma State University (OSU) to obtain a B.S. in Computer Science.  A copy of the OSU transfer agreement is provided below. You should work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses for a seamless transfer process and you are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and advisors from selected four-year institutions can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.

TCC AS Computer Information Systems to OSU BS Computer Science