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Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Computer Science, A.S. (Cumberland)

​​​Description
This program prepares students to continue their education at a four-year college or university in fields such as computer science, computer information sciences and information systems management. The program parallels the computer science offerings at four-year colleges and universities.
Program Goals
  • •Apply critical thinking skills to design application programs within the context
  • of a business system.
  • •Apply computing skills to develop application-based solutions within the
  • context of a business system.
  • •Locate, retrieve, and critically evaluate information and information sources.
  • •Demonstrate competency and comprehension in selected categories of the
  • Computer Science body of knowledge to align with current academic and
  • professional best practices.
Admissions
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

When you Graduate
AS programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors to four-year colleges and universities. CCC graduates have obtained bachelor's degrees and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. Cumberland has transfer agreements with a number of four-year colleges and universities. As a graduate of a fully accredited community college, your coursework will be received with full credit transfer at most state colleges, public and private universities across the country. The NJ Lampitt bill passed in 2008 by the NJ State legislature assures seamless transfer of credits toward junior standing at NJ state colleges and universities. This program prepares students to continue their education at a four-year college or university in fields such as computer science, computer information sciences and information systems management.
Career Opportunities
Computer support specialist, web master

Disclaimer: 
The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.​


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