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Connected Degree

Computing and Information Science

to B.S. Computer Science

An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a bachelor's degree from University of Delaware.

YOUR PATH TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Delaware Tech has established agreements with four-year colleges and universities that connect Delaware Tech associate degree programs with bachelor's degree programs to create smooth transfer opportunities for you. These Connected Degree programs enable you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior.

THE CONNECTED DEGREE 2 + 2 CURRICULUM

Delaware Tech's Computing and Information Science program provides students with the foundational computing, analytical, communication, collaborative, and mathematics skills at the associate degree level for transfer to a bachelor's degree institution to earn a degree in preparation for a career in computer-related fields. Graduates will have the fundamental skills necessary to design computing and information technology solutions so that they are prepared to be successful upon transfer to a bachelor's degree program. The University of Delaware's B. S. in Computer Science curriculum emphasizes software applications and computer theory with the goal that students learn how computers are used to solve real-life problems. Majors develop excellent programming skills as they build a solid foundation in the theory and practice of computer science. The concentration component allows majors to pursue related interests in line with their career goals. Graduates are prepared to pursue careers in software development, software engineering, systems analysis, and marketing in a variety of industries and businesses. Some students go on to graduate study in top graduate programs.

VALUE FOR YOU

By completing your associate degree at Delaware Tech, you'll receive excellent instruction in small classes at a campus close to home. Delaware Tech's affordable tuition can reduce the overall cost of your college education, making the completion of your bachelor's degree more manageable.

MAKING THE CONNECTION

Refer to the Connected Degree curriculum (on the reverse side of this page) for the sequence of courses needed to complete this program. Call Delaware Tech and let us help you follow the path to your bachelor's degree.

CONNECTED DEGREE CURRICULUM

Suggested Course Sequence

ASSOCIATE DEGREE
Computing and Information Science
DELAWARE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
B.S. Computer Science
UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
First SemesterCR
CSC114Computer Science I4
HIS111U. S. History: Pre-Civil War3
ENG121Composition3
XXXXXXSocial Science Elective*3
MAT185Precalculus4
 17
Second Semester
CSC164Computer Science II4
CIS130Computer Organization3
HIS112U. S. History: Post-Civil War3
MAT281Calculus I4
 14
Third Semester
CSC214Computer Science III4
CIS211Data Structures4
MAT282Calculus II4
ECO122Microeconomics3
 15
Fourth Semester
CSC264Applied Computer Capstone4
PHY281Physics I with Calculus4
MAT263Principles of Discrete Math4
ENG122Technical Writing-Comm+3
 15
Fifth SemesterCR
XXXXXXXUpper-Level Breadth Course#3
XXXXXXXUpper-Level Breadth Course#3
CISC3XXElective Course 1^3
CISC355Computers, Ethics, and Society3
MATH205Statistical Math or3
MATH350Probability Theory4
 15 / 16
Sixth Semester
CISC320Intro to Algorithms3
CISC3XXElective Course 2^3
CISC3XXElective Course 3^3
CISC303Automata Theory3
CISC360Computer Architecture3
 15
Seventh Semester
CISCXXXConcentration Course 1*3
CISCXXXConcentration Course 2*3
CISC3XXElective Course 4^3
XXXXXXXLab Science Course4
CISC361Operating Systems3
 16
Eighth Semester
CISC475Advanced Software Engineering3
CISCXXXConcentration Course 3*3
CISCXXXConcentration Course 4*3
XXXXXXXCISC/MATH Elective3/4
XXXXXXXLab Science Course4
 16/17
*Social Science Elective: ECO 111 or POL 111 or PSY 121 or SOC 111 +Course must be taken in last semester of associate degree program to be accepted for second writing requirement.^Advisor approved CISC course at the 301 and above level *Advisor approved concentration courses #One course must fulfill the multicultural requirement.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science requires a minimum of 124 credits. Course scheduling may vary by semester. See your advisor. RDG120, Critical Reading and Thinking, is a required DTCC course unless the student is exempt.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Wilmington, Delaware: 302-573-5475
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware 302-831-1955
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 09/2011