Computer Science

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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.  

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Jobs this program prepares you for: 

Computer Operator
Computer Programmer
Computer Science Teacher
Computer Scientist
Computer Specialist
Database Administrator
Software Engineer
Support Specialist