Degree Type:Associate of Science Degree
Minimum Total Credit Hours to Complete:
- Transfer Degree
- STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
The Associate of Science degree in Computer Science at Piedmont Virginia Community College prepares you for transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree. The program emphasizes the study of the science of computing and the use of computing in a scientific setting. PVCC has guaranteed transfer agreements with top colleges and universities that guarantee admission to PVCC graduates who meet specific academic transfer criteria.
The Computer Science AS degree is designed for transfer to JMU, GMU, Longwood, Radford, and UMW. Students considering a BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech, UVA, VCU, or ODU should follow the Engineering AS degree curriculum.
Jobs this program prepares you for:
- Computer Operator
- Computer Programmer
- Computer Science Teacher
- Computer Scientist
- Computer Specialist
- Database Administrator
- Software Engineer
- Support Specialist
Additional Program Information:
Students entering all transfer degree programs are required to take one Writing Intensive Course, which has a prerequisite of ENG 111 and ENG 112, in order to graduate. Approved Writing Intensive Courses are specified with a "WI" section designation.
- List of courses that fulfill the requirement for Humanities, Social Science, and Science w/Laboratory Electives can be found in the Computer Science Degree Requirements.
- To meet the humanities elective requirement for this program, no more than one introductory foreign language course (101 or 102 level) may be used.
Printable Computer Science Degree Requirements