Computer Science

Associate in Science
Transfer Degree
Cost
$10,861*

Build the future

Understand how computers function and technology talks

Discover the ins and outs of how computers work with this hands-on A.S. degree from the College of Lake County. Learn the languages that power computer programming. Use these sophisticated machines to perform the essential functions of today and solve the cutting-edge problems of tomorrow. Build a strong foundation that prepares you to transfer to a 4-year school for advanced study in areas like information technology, cybersecurity and more.

What can you do with an A.S. in Computer Science?

The Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Computer Science prepares you to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or related fields, which prepares you for these careers.

Highlights

  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Transfer Degree

    Save on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

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A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    MCS 141 4
    MTH 145 5
    ENG 121 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MCS 141
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 145
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    MCS 142 3
    MTH 146 4
    ENG 122 3
    PHI 125 3
    ECO 221 3
    • Course Code MCS 142
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 146
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHI 125
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ECO 221
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    MTH 244 3
    PHY 123 5
    BIO 120 4
    CMM 121 3
    • Course Code MTH 244
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHY 123
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 120
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CMM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    MCS 240 3
    MTH 142 3
    HUM 121 3
    CHM 121 5
    PSY 121 3
    • Course Code MCS 240
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 142
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HUM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CHM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PSY 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

62


Learn how CLC helps you transfer

Start at CLC and continue with a 4-year school to earn your bachelor's degree. CLC has partnerships with many colleges and universities, covering a wide range of programs.

Our Guaranteed Transfer Partnerships (GTAs) with a select number of schools guarantee admission to students who meet specific criteria.



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Computer Science at CLC

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*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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