Computer Science - A.S. Degree

Fuel Your Passion for Computer Technology

Computer technology is evolving faster than ever before and demand for computer professionals with the right qualifications is at an all-time high. IT professionals are involved with designing, developing, supporting and managing computer software, hardware and information networks. ACC offers programs in Networking, Programming and Systems providing a wide range of options to help you gain entry into this high paying, in demand career path.

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Career Opportunities

The field of computer science offers some of the most well-paying and sought after careers in today’s job market.

The Computer Science field employs people in many different roles including:

  • Application Programmer
  • Computer Network Technician
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Database Programmer/Administrator
  • Help Desk Clerk
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • and more!

What Will I Study?

The Computer Science Degree curriculum will provide you with an introduction to data processing and prepare you for entry into a Bachelor of Science degree program upon completion.

Curriculum Guide - Computer Science, A.S.

This is a recommended course of study for students who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree or higher in Computer Science. It does not prepare students for direct entry into a computer science related career field. Students should identify early the institution to which they intend to transfer for specific requirements. Transferability of courses is determined by the receiving institution.

*How Much Will the Program Cost?

Approximate costs for the A.S. Degree program including tuition and fees are $4,200 for in-district students, $6,960 for students out-of-district, and $9,840 for non-residents. Additional fees for books and supplies may vary. 

*Alvin Community College may change tuition rates and other fees without notice or when so directed by the Board of Regents.


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Computer Science is part of our Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Career Pathway. Click the box below to see other programs that may interest you.

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